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AWB - Critique my letter to Editor

Discussion in 'Legal' started by crazyquik, Apr 19, 2004.

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  1. crazyquik

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    Today there was a letter in the paper talking about Columbine, Tec 9s, and how the AWB should be extended. Here is the draft of my responce letter, just wondering what ya'll think and maybe some changes. I usually post on ar15.com which is down for a while, but I did lay out of work to be on the phones just like you guys were fighting to hopefully sunset the AWB.







     
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    Also, thinking about adding something about how military reinactors, collectors, and some competitive shooters have been hampered by the ban, but there is roughly a 300 word limit, which means something will have to be shortened or omitted.
     
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    "but there is roughly a 300 word limit, which means something will have to be shortened or omitted."

    Then why not leave out the part descibing the difference between full and semiauto? To me, this argument always appears absurdly pedantic, on an issue that gun-grabbers (and maybe even the general population of sheeple) must surely see as academic and immaterial.

    But if not for that reason, leave it out because it could backfire. "Assault weapons" are evil. You can see that just by looking at them. But if ordinary rifles are just as powerful, then those should be banned too.

    Tim
     
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    It looks good. Short and sweet. If it is too long they clip it where ever they like, maybe not where you would have. You might even want to shorten it a bit more, so more people will read it.

    If the paper allows guest editorials, ask if you can contribute.
     
  5. crazyquik

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    Friend just said they do, and guest editors get 750 words. Might submit one of those, as papers love controversy and this is a left leaning one.

    I changed the last sentence to be "How effective can a bill like the Assault Weapons Ban be when criminals rarely use military style rifles? How effective can gun control be when criminals like Klebold and Harris steal, manufacture, or illegally obtain their weapons?"
     
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