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  • SigDog

    Active Member
    Feb 11, 2013
    173
    West Virginia
    Just saw on Fox News Channel that they are saying that the Santa Monica shooter used parts to build his AR to "skirt California gun laws".
    Gives the anti's ammo against us buying stripped receivers and building our own.
     

    Mr H

    Banana'd
    Just saw on Fox News Channel that they are saying that the Santa Monica shooter used parts to build his AR to "skirt California gun laws".
    Gives the anti's ammo against us buying stripped receivers and building our own.

    I suggested when I first heard about it happening that he must not have had a CA-compliant rifle.

    I still find it curious that, when his "tools" were laid out for the obligatory "arsenal picture", the lower was not in the shot.

    EDIT: I now see where they say he had a spare upper assembly, so it may be that they chose not to display the full rifle at all. Either way, it seems they didn't want to show there was a non-CA-compliant rifle there
     

    wilcam47

    Ultimate Member
    Apr 4, 2008
    25,874
    Changed zip code
    what it should prove is no matter how many gun laws there are CRIMINALS will find a way to circumvent/break them! And do bad things! but libs and anti's will never see this.
     

    smores

    Creepy-Ass Cracker
    Feb 27, 2007
    13,493
    Falls Church
    What if it turns out to be an unregistered SBR? Would it shock people to know that you can... GASP... BREAK THE LAW if you do desire? Especially with the intent to murder people?

    I will NEVER understand why people get so caught up in this BS. Maybe I'm desensitized to it by now... I've grown up with this crap in the news my whole life. The people that do these things don't care one freaking bit about any law.
     

    teratos

    My hair is amazing
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    Patriot Picket
    Jan 22, 2009
    59,624
    Bel Air
    What if it turns out to be an unregistered SBR? Would it shock people to know that you can... GASP... BREAK THE LAW if you do desire? Especially with the intent to murder people?

    I will NEVER understand why people get so caught up in this BS. Maybe I'm desensitized to it by now... I've grown up with this crap in the news my whole life. The people that do these things don't care one freaking bit about any law.
    Wait......you're saying criminals won't care about new laws?
     

    smores

    Creepy-Ass Cracker
    Feb 27, 2007
    13,493
    Falls Church
    Apparently they found bomb making materials in his house 7 years earlier.

    But upon further investigation he was just trying to learn to use a pressure cooker to make some hallal dishes for a Ramadan feast, so they put him on the "do not offend investigate" list.



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    iH8DemLibz

    When All Else Fails.
    Apr 1, 2013
    25,396
    Libtardistan
    We need background checks on criminals who want to purchase parts and tools to make AR's

    Now we'll see a total ban on upper receiver vise blocks, barrel nuts, and torque wrenches.

    Or a 50 percent tax on Delta Ring sets, gas tubes and roll pins.

    There's going to be a run on AR parts and tooling.

    Gotta go. Midway USA is calling my name.

    Wait! The hoarding already took place.

    CRAP!
     

    swinokur

    In a State of Bliss
    Patriot Picket
    Apr 15, 2009
    55,328
    Westminster USA
    Just one more piece of evidence laws don't matter to criminals. This is what needs to be hammered again and again when the antis start whining. None of these laws ever prevent this kind of thing. Yet the antis stick to their script of more, more, more.
     

    04RWon

    Ultimate Member
    Feb 13, 2010
    5,178
    Orlando, FL
    Since when did they need factual information? The anti's will make up stuff if needed.:sad20:

    Lol right!

    what it should prove is no matter how many gun laws there are CRIMINALS will find a way to circumvent/break them! And do bad things! but libs and anti's will never see this.

    If only diane feinstein had been there to tell him thats illegal, then he woulda stopped.
     

    jessebogan

    Active Member
    Feb 25, 2012
    503
    Well isn't that tid bit of info oh-so- convienent for the antis?? Imagine that , just when it might benefit "them" well golly, there it is. Excuse me, I gotta go roll up my pants legs, the river of Bravo Sierra is rising again.
     

    Dave

    Ultimate Member
    Jul 10, 2008
    4,295
    Gamber, Marylanistan
    he bought an 80% lower. people need to wake up to the fact that if someone wants to get a gun, there's no way to stop them. stricter laws do nothing but hurt the common law-abiding citizen
     

    FIREHAWK

    SPEAK ENGLISH
    Oct 3, 2008
    4,850
    TOWSON
    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/06/14/police-santa-monica-gunman-left-farewell-note/?test=latestnews

    In Zawahri's bedroom, investigations found illegal zip guns, Seabrooks said. They also found ample evidence of his fascination with weapons, including four replica airsoft pellet guns, knives and gun magazines, said Sgt. Richard Lewis. Investigators also found materials that indicate he likely assembled the weapon.

    Police said Zawahri bought a lower receiver that was only 80 percent complete. Because it is not complete and not considered a full weapon, a person isn't required to go through a background check to get one, nor does the part need to have a serial number.

    Though Zawahri fired about 100 rounds during the rampage, police said he was carrying 1,300 rounds of ammunition in magazines that were capable of holding 30 rounds each. Such high-capacity magazines are illegal to purchase, sell or transfer in California. Possession is not illegal. He also had a spare upper receiver and the antique revolver with him in a duffel bag.


    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/06/1...-farewell-note/?test=latestnews#ixzz2WC1wqm3C
     

    FIREHAWK

    SPEAK ENGLISH
    Oct 3, 2008
    4,850
    TOWSON
    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/06/14/police-santa-monica-gunman-left-farewell-note/?test=latestnews

    In Zawahri's bedroom, investigations found illegal zip guns, Seabrooks said. They also found ample evidence of his fascination with weapons, including four replica airsoft pellet guns, knives and gun magazines, said Sgt. Richard Lewis. Investigators also found materials that indicate he likely assembled the weapon.

    Police said Zawahri bought a lower receiver that was only 80 percent complete. Because it is not complete and not considered a full weapon, a person isn't required to go through a background check to get one, nor does the part need to have a serial number.

    Though Zawahri fired about 100 rounds during the rampage, police said he was carrying 1,300 rounds of ammunition in magazines that were capable of holding 30 rounds each. Such high-capacity magazines are illegal to purchase, sell or transfer in California. Possession is not illegal. He also had a spare upper receiver and the antique revolver with him in a duffel bag.


    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/06/1...-farewell-note/?test=latestnews#ixzz2WC1wqm3C

    whats's an illegal zip gun?
     

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