Magazines that force-fed bullets into one of the guns Lanza used to cut down the children would have been banned under state legislation that the National Rifle Association and gunmakers successfully fought. Lanza used a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle with magazines containing 30 rounds as his main weapon, said Vance at a news conference Sunday. A …

Why Do People “Need” M4 Type Assault Rifles?

According to the NY Times, the shooter in Newtown used a Bushmaster M4 assault rifle. There are barely any reasons for this type of weapon to exist at all, and absolutely no real reason for civilian models of this weapon to exist. I heard discussion of using these weapons for self-defense; some even stated that …