FL Rep. Ted Deutch’s HR 1263 Would Register All Detachable Magazine Semi-Auto Long Guns Under the NFA

Last month, Rep. Ted Deutch, civilian disarmament advocate and Florida Man extraordinaire, introduced HR 1263 in the US House of Representatives. The bill would amend the internal revenue code to bring any “semiautomatic rifle or shotgun that has the capacity to accept a detachable ammunition feeding device” under NFA regulation. Translation: If passed into law — […]

What’s Your Definition of an ‘Assault Rifle’? Question of the Day

Over in the Ministry of Newspeak, the leading lights who run the Merriam-Webster dictionary have taken the occasion of the Parkland massacre to update their definition of what constitutes an “assault rifle”. Here’s the pre-Parkland version: noun:  any of various automatic or semiautomatic rifles with large capacity magazines designed for military use Now . . […]