You  probably already know this...but if you don't, there is no better explanation than this video.  The difference between a true assault rifle and a sporting rifle that "looks like an assault rifle".  There is a huge and deadly difference.  So if the feds are going to ban them, they/you can at least use the proper terminology, right?  Check it out.
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