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Gun debate afflicted with inaccurate, emotional terminology

By David Swann

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 01, 2013

~~<p>It appears that the most recent attempt to implement a nationwide ban on assault weapons has failed, and now is a good time to examine why this happened.</p>
<p>Any discussion of an &quot;assault weapon&quot; must include a history of the term and what it means for a modern society grappling with the politics of the private ownership of any and all firearms.</p>
~~

It appears that the most recent attempt to implement a nationwide ban on assault weapons has failed, and now is a good time to examine why this happened.

Any discussion of an "assault weapon" must include a history of the term and what it means for a modern society grappling with the politics of the private ownership of any and all firearms. Login for more...



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