Dead for Tax Reasons: Well, it is a bit excessive to have a giant prop video game gun
Because People in power are Stupid: dittybopper: The rebuttal presented to the Subcommittee by the Bureau was utterly unconvincing.Quoting (but not citing) an NRO article in a Fark article relating to some fake science fictiony weapon.Freepies!Better watch out the gubbamint is watching....
dittybopper: Ain't too bright, are they?
dittybopper: Actually, even *BEFORE* the laws were "neutered" in 1986 (at which point they'd only been in effect for 18 years), the ATF didn't really show any interest in going after actual felon-in-possession cases: A congressional investigation found that they made up less than 10% of cases:
UberDave: They can have my Magnetic Accelerator Cannon when they pry it from my cold dead hands./And they better look the fark out when I respawn.
hinten: SnarfVader: Dead for Tax Reasons: Apparently this article is blocked whilst using the county courthouse's wifiThe gist of the article is that some anti-gun Facebook page mistook the Halo prop gun in the picture below for a real rifle and posted the picture on their page as an example of gun owners' excess. Hilarity, unfortunately, did not ensue.[i212.photobucket.com image 640x360]On top of it, poor little fellow is a video game nut, not a gun nut.
The Stealth Hippopotamus: dittybopper: Unless, of course, you are visiting the studio where the video game is produced, and then it makes sense.Yes, but can he prove that he needs it?
Cythraul: If the size of your gun has a positive correlation to the size of your penis, I'd like to invite this guy to my place for a romantic evening sometime soon./penis
Because People in power are Stupid: It feeds into the narrative that people that don't want to get shot by random freepers in fact don't know what they are talking about.
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