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  •  Its one of the first things I did (1+ / 0-)
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    Avila

    The second was to look up the term to see what people were saying about it because the statute is so broad as to be vague

    •  A potato gun actually fits the definition of WMD (1+ / 0-)
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      riverlover

      under the statute.  (As long as it is intended to be used as a weapon.)

      s.921(a)(4)(B):

      any type of weapon (other than a shotgun or a shotgun shell which the Attorney General finds is generally recognized as particularly suitable for sporting purposes) by whatever name known which will, or which may be readily converted to, expel a projectile by the action of an explosive or other propellant, and which has any barrel with a bore of more than one-half inch in diameter;

      We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both. - Former Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis

      by RageKage on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 12:40:48 AM PDT

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