Assault Weapons Are Not Toys

Only in America do we let civilians play with weapons of war

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A friend told me a few days ago that one of her family members plans to buy their adult (in years only) son an assault weapon for Christmas. As you can guess, my first reaction was the word “Why?”.

My friend’s reply was that the young man wanted to use it “just for target practice.” I wonder how many of you are echoing my…