The motivation for this post came to me after reading this post by Ace. I’ve been thinking about this topic for a while, but Ace beat me to it. I’d like to continue with my own take on the subject here.
I’m sure that most of you have heard of the Chicago Tribune gun error by now. If not, the short of the story is that the Chicago Tribune printed a technical drawing of an AR-15 in an attempt to explain the legal definition of “assault weapon.” Most noteworthy was them mistaking a sling attachment for a grenade launcher mount. Continue reading