Military.com: The U.S. Marine Corps is sticking with its Vietnam-era, M40 sniper rifle series, despite complaints from scout snipers who say they need the modern, longer-range weapons used by special-ops snipers. Marine scout snipers are considered to be among the best snipers in the world, but many are frustrated at the limitations of the current M40A5 sniper rifle. The A5 is based on the Remington M700 short-action design that's chambered for 7.62x51mm NATO, like the original M40 Marines [read more]
In order to demonstrate my good-natured and cooperative spirit concerning new firearms regulations, with Jay Carney and Mr. Obama I’ve come out strongly against High Capacity Magazine Clips, like this:
From National Journal, here is yet another potentially problematic feature of firearms that needs to be regulated.
It will also be tricky to determine just how many automatic bullets should be allowed in a rapid-fire magazine clip. Three? Ten? Twenty? Democrats in favor of restricting high-capacity magazines say that three bullets is enough to kill a duck or a quail. Fair enough, but gun enthusiasts say that 10 or 20 rounds makes more sense for people who possess firearms for self-defense purposes. How do negotiators strike a deal on that one?
I’ll tell you how. We firearms owners stipulate that automatic bullets in rapid-fire magazine clips won’t be tolerated. Now that I’ve compromised and met my detractors in the middle, be warned and walk with caution.
I won’t tolerate any more challenges to or infringements upon my second amendment rights and God-given duty of self defense. And just to let you know that I’m serious, remember that I have guns and I’m willing to use them. No, seriously. I’m willing to use them to make sure this doesn’t happen.