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Homeland Defense Rifle Day....

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  1. parados

    parados Member

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    What a cool idea!

    Make Tuesday, Sept. 14 "Fight Terrorism -- Buy a Homeland Defense Rifle Day."

    http://www.lp.org/action/pagetools.php?function=print&page=/lpnews/0410/affiliatenews-va.html


    State LP celebrates end of assault weapons ban

    The weapons banned under the Assault Weapons Act -- which expired on Sept. 13 -- should be renamed, members of the Libertarian Party of Virginia executive committee decided Sept. 11. From now on, they should be called "Homeland Defense Rifles."

    The committee passed a resolution at its quarterly meeting naming Tuesday, Sept. 14 "Fight Terrorism -- Buy a Homeland Defense Rifle Day."

    It was the first day that rifles covered by the Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act of 1994 could again be purchased.

    "The Libertarian Party of Virginia recognizes that defense of life, liberty and property is an essential right," the proclamation said.

    And because the ban expired 10 years after it was approved, "every patriotic American should celebrate the end of this unconstitutional and un-American law [which] functioned only as an excuse to harass and imprison otherwise law-abiding citizens," said state Vice Chairman Leonard Harris, who sponsored the resolution.

    The guns banned under the 1994 law were just those "that looked evil," Harris said.

    Rifles were banned if they had detachable magazines and two or more of the following features: a folding or telescopic stock, a pistol grip, a bayonet mount, a flash suppressor or threaded barrel, or a grenade launcher, he added.

    "None of these features increased the 'dangerousness' of the rifle," Harris noted.

    The 10-year ban served to demonize specific characteristics of weapons -- but the ban was merely a needless infringement of Americans' rights, Harris said.

    "After 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 13, Americans will finally have this ridiculous infringement of their rights removed. Sometimes, the best way to preserve your rights is to exercise them. I encourage everyone to go out immediately and buy a Homeland Defense Rifle."

    :) :)
     
  2. SB88LX

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    The spirit is willing but the wallet is sickly, having lost a lot of weight. Soon enough though.
     
  3. Hawkmoon

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    Isn't this about 5 weeks LATE?
     
  4. parados

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    Make it an annual thing...:D
     
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