I would say that Mr. Woodward's assessment is spot-on, and the parallel between referring to a firearm as a "sniper rifle," when owned by a private citizen, and a "precision rifle," when in the hands of a police tactical unit member, should be obvious.Today's St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner column is something of a follow-up to Monday's. Hope ya' like.
"Sniper rifles, " of course, have not yet received nearly the volume of demonizing press that has been inflicted on so-called "assault weapons," but as I've mentioned before, groups like the Violence Policy Center (VPC) have been laying the ground work (pdf file). [More]
Check out other Gun Rights Examiners:
- Atlanta: Carrying a firearm openly is not illegal in Georgia
- Austin: 'Assault rifles' found in Austin dumpster, or media bias?
- Boston: M.D.’s fixing what ails the country
- Charlotte: Armed self-defense: Beyond the basics
- Cleveland: Liberals out of touch with reality regarding gun control
- DC: Congress joins states in making parks safe for gun carry
- Denver: When do you actually own a new gun?
- Los Angeles: Sovereignty 101, Part II: No Alternatives to the State?
- Minneapolis: A great couple of days in the Midwest
- National: Is Sotomayor Obama's 'declaration of war' on gun owners?
- Seattle: Why Sonia Sotomayor is simply wrong for the Supreme Court
- Wisconsin: Gun rights advocates make progress