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Ban Knives? FBI Stats Reveal Knives Kill Far More People Than Rifles

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According to numbers from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports program, which tracks a variety of data from crime across the nation, Democrats would be attempting to ban knives and clubs if they were truly serious about saving lives.

They are, of course, not serious about undertaking such an endeavor to preserve life.

Legislation such as Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California’s Assault Weapons Ban of 2021 and the recently introduced House bills HR 8 and HR 1446 is designed to chip away at Americans’ individual liberties to buy and own firearms. Democrats particularly have it out for what they call “assault rifles,” as these individuals are not literate with regard to guns and gun ownership.

What’s so often misrepresented as an “assault rifle” by anti-gun activists is just a run-of-the-mill semiautomatic rifle that looks menacing to people who are under the impression that certain cosmetic features — often plastic — make these guns more deadly than something like a .223 bolt action rifle.

But shootings such as those that occurred in Georgia and Colorado this month have now given them a pretext to go after firearms — and particularly rifles.

These Democratic bills were introduced before either of those senseless massacres. Now, the shootings are being used as a justification for why they were written.

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