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  •  These should be made illegal. Period (except for (2+ / 0-)
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    Debby, dear occupant

    LOE):

    ... flash suppressor, designed to conceal the shooter’s location while firing ...
    Can't live without em?  Tough.

    202-224-3121 to Congress in D.C. USE it! You can tell how big a person is by what it takes to discourage them. "We're not perfect, but they're nuts."--Barney Frank 01/02/2012

    by cany on Tue Dec 25, 2012 at 08:27:18 PM PST

    •  Actually... (0+ / 0-)

      ...the flash suppressor isn't  isn't designed to conceal the shooters location. It is designed so the shooter himself sees a less blinding flash and disrupts his night vision to a lesser degree. The flash is still quite visible to anyone looking at it.

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