“The AR-15 is less a model of rifle than it is an open-source, modular weapons platform that can be customized for a whole range of applications, from small pest control to taking out 500-pound feral hogs to urban combat. “

^ I think the problem people have with guns like these mostly hinges on that last one. Like, who the hell are you that you *need* to engage in “urban combat”?

Do you live inside a real-life version of Grand Theft Auto?

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