Opinion on gun violence in schools
June 8, 2022
There is a common denominator in school shootings: America’s rifle, the AR-15.
Built to throw a lot of lead, this mass-produced, cheaply made weapon was designed for the military, but has been embraced by every nut-case with a grudge since they became legal.
Not a sporting arm in any way, the AR-15 and its knockoffs are weapons of war and video games.
For a short time Remington marketed its entry into the assault weapon field as a “coyote getter,” but even the NRA knew that was a stretch. It was really for killin’ people.
And people figured they better get one before they got kilt b...