Failed Florida Semi-Auto Ban Petition Still Helped Divert Gun Owner Attention

Failed Florida Semi-Auto Ban Petition Still Helped Divert Gun Owner Attention

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Who wants to break it to them that the red slash is supposed to go in front of the gun? (Ban Assault Weapons Now – Facebook /Requested Attribution: Lorie Shaull ) U.S.A. – -( Ammoland.com )- “Florida semi-auto ban fails in 2020 with 19% of needed signatures,” AmmoLand correspondent Dean Weingarten informed readers Tuesday . “While touted in the legacy media and in proponents’ advertising as a ‘ban on assault weapons,’ the measure bans possession of virtually all semi-automatic rifles, many semi-automatic shotguns, but no handguns or pistols.” Weingarten does a great job of showing us how the petition was based on ignorance and fraud, so there’s no reason to restate his work here. Instead, I’d like to ask a question repeated in the classic Western, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid : “Who are those guys?” After all, if they are trying to infringe on our rights, shouldn’t we at least know who is attacking us, and importantly, who is either feeding them or pulling their strings? “BAWN is leading the grassroots movement to put an amendment on Florida’s 2020 ballot to constitutionally ban the sale of assault weapons,” the group calling itself Ban Assault Weapons Now claimed on its petition page. First, there is no provision to do that “constitutionally,” and second, we still don’t know who the man behind the curtain is and what his special interests may be. Oh, sure, we see it’s “leadership” consists of dropping names like oath-breaking political opportunist Ted Deutch and […]

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