Feinstein's "assault weapon ban" and exceptions
Under her ban, retired LEOs would be allowed to purchase AWs. A perfectly decent non-LEO would be unable to buy one, but this fellow would be able to. As a friend pointed out, when an LEO becomes too mentally unstable to serve, he's given a disability retirement.
Colorado bans semiauto and pump shotguns
Story here. Legislation commonly has botch-ups, but when the emphasis is on passing it hastily, before people return to thinking clearly, the odds begin to approach certainty.
Mother Jones and AW bans
"How Mother Jones makes my case against the assault weapons ban". Interesting data.
DHS advertises for AR-15s, calling them "Personal Defense Weapons"
DHS is inviting sales offers for 7,000 5.56 mm rifles, with 30 round magazines, calling them "personal defense weapons" rather than "assault rifles." Oh, and they must have folding stock, flash suppressors, and be select fire. (See Section C of the proposal).
Hat tip to reader David McCleary ...