Issues by Topic: .50 Cal. Rifles

November 1, 2012

Four More Years? Here's What Could Happen If You Don't Defeat Obama!

Considering a worst-case scenario in which Obama is re-elected and, no longer beholden to voters, unleashes a multi-front war against Americans' Second Amendment rights.
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April 5, 2005

Only a .50 Caliber Ban? Don't You Believe It!

The .50 caliber is being dishonestly branded as a "terrorist" weapon, supposedly because it's a hair's breadth larger than other rifles. The anti-gunners' language reveals their true strategy: to ultimately ban all rifles, no matter their size
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March 9, 2005

Anti-Gunners and .50 Cal. Rifles:Same Song, Different Gun

Anti-gun groups and Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) are making far-fetched claims about crimes they believe might be committed with .50 caliber rifles.1 Urged on by such speculations, CBS and CNN recently aired unbalanced, irresponsible stories portraying the rifles as "too dangerous to be in the hands of private citizens" and "a clear and present danger to the public safety."
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March 9, 2005

Hunting Rifle BanIntroduced as"Sniper Rifle" Ban

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) is one of the most irrationally anti-gun members of the U.S. House of Representatives. For example, in 1993, when the House voted 424-4 to require a law enforcement agency to explain to a person why it rejected that person's handgun purchase under the former federal waiting period law, Moran was one of the four who voted against the measure. In Moran's mind, anyone who wants to buy a gun doesn't deserve to be treated fairly.
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January 18, 2005

.50 Caliber Rifles And Ammunition: Latest Anti-Gun Targets Of Opportunity

With the demise of the Clinton Gun Ban, and several independent studies for the federal government showing that the "assault weapons" ban was ill-conceived, gun prohibitionists have found new firearms to demonize--those chambered to fire the vintage .50 BMG cartridge.
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September 25, 2001

Sen. Feinstein`s ".50 Caliber" Gun-Ban

Sen. Dianne Feinstein`s (D-Calif.) "Military Sniper Weapon Regulation Act" (S. 505) proposes to subject all ".50 caliber" center-fire rifles to the National Firearms Act (NFA), requiring owners to forfeit their rifles to the federal government.
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August 28, 2001

.50 Caliber Rifles - Latest Bugaboo From Anti-Gun Fringe

The Violence Policy Center is trying to manufacture yet another phony "issue" to further its gun prohibition goals.
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