assault rifle

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any of the automatic rifles or semiautomatic rifles with large magazines designed for military use

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But now there is a much more lethal canvas on which those who seek to kill can paint their own personal image of domestic terrorism - the easy-to-purchase and easy-to-shoot assault rifle.
A spokeswoman said the administration was open to the idea of setting national age limits on sales of assault rifles.
com/news/local/gun-store-owner-anticipates-increase-in-sales) tells WPEC-TV that his store typically sells about 15 to 20 AR-15 assault rifles each month -- the same weapon used in Wednesday's Marjory Stoneman Douglas attack that left 17 dead and injured several more people.
Security cameras in the store showed the suspect selecting and concealing two unloaded Noveske assault rifles valued at $2,500 each in the gun library section of the store, then leaving with the weapons.
Last week, we've seen assault rifles used on police, today they're used on gang members in the Brighton Park community in broad daylight, on a Sunday," he said.
We are making the whole range of IWI weapon systems at the facility here including the Tavor- 21 and Galil assault rifles along with the Negev Light Machine Guns, Galil sniper rifles and the X- 95 close quarter carbine rifles here.
Since it's a planned sale of assault rifles by the US to the Philippines, we do not stand to lose anything except one less gun store to choose from," Lacson said.
The firearm was located in Sam Taylor-Johnson's basement studio and has been confirmed as a certified and fully decommissioned M16 assault rifle that was provided to Mrs Taylor-Johnson by the international charity Peace One Day as part of an art project entitled 'Peace One Day M16'.
It is no secret that it was AK-47 assault rifle that helped Vietnamese fight the Americans.
NEW YORK -- Authorities collected nearly 100 fire arms -- including an AR-15 assault rifle -- at a gun buyback on Staten Island.
Christopher John) Chivers, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, war correspondent and former US Marine, presents us with a comprehensive history of the AK-47 Kalashnikov assault rifle, a weapon so famous--or infamous--as to have crossed over into popular culture as an artistic reference point for guerrilla war, revolution, terrorism or totalitarian oppression--take your pick.
The guns used by Adam Lanza, 20, included a military-style automatic assault rifle with a 30-bullet magazine.
Melbourne, July 28 ( ANI ): An amateur gunsmith has successfuly made a fully operational pistol and an assault rifle that fires from 3D printouts, with the help of plans posted on the net.
The weapon referred to in the title is the Kalashnikov assault rifle.
Some yahoo shoots at the White House, and the first thing they say is it appears it's an assault rifle (then show a picture of a shotgun