Since CNN aired a story on how "easy" it is to legally purchase a .50
caliber rifle, and in the process appears to have violated the Gun
Control Act of 1968 at least once and possibly more than once, the
blogosphere has been in a rage. This post serves to collect all
the links in one place. I had some problems editing this post
earlier, so if I am missing any posts on this issue, please put them in email.
It all started on The Claire Files and The High Road From there, I picked up the story on TriggerFInger ... and cited the laws that were broken ... and noted that the original poster was making straw purchase noises, although that remains unclear Later that morning, FreedomSight picked it up Shortly thereafter, The Smallest Minority posted... ... and got Instapundit involved. The War on Guns weighs in ( twice) Since people were having trouble viewing, I posted a summary ... and a letter to CNN My View of the World Say Anything Denise, of The Ten Ring, is an FFL and weighs in XLRQ analyzes the law and dubs CNN The Most Busted Name In News The View from the Bunker Carnaby Fudge notes that the media is manufacturing outrage... perhaps this time, they are manufacturing the wrong kind. The Smallest Minority weighs in with comments on the substance of the .50 story ... and a transcript, too Stop The Bleating is, well, bleating... Michael Bane isn't sure about the felony FreedomSight has more info on the .50 and airplanes Heartless Libertarian joins the swarm So does Les Jones Publicola has some unconventional thoughts The Geek with a .45 belatedly joins the swarm Say Uncle says uncle... and finally comments Lay Line comments... ... and so does Confederate Yankee Michael Silence breaks his silence Bloodletting sheds some Alphecca has a brief comment Another post up at The Ten Ring TriggerFinger identifies a loophole SaysUncle has a response from the ATF TriggerFinger defines a straw Texan FreedomSight summarizes The Smallest Minority sums it up Michael Bane: NSSF lawyers say at least one felony, possibly two Posse Incitus has another post up TriggerFinger posts about Michael Bane's scoop ... and gets some linky loveliness from Instapundit Conservative Contrarian weighs in The Geek muses further There's a thread on ProtestWarrior And on ar15.com Carnaby fudges again In No Particular Order David Codrea weighs in again with a pessimistic outlook Countertop Chronicles says that intent doesn't matter Hell in a Handbasket turns in his decoder ring falfiles.com has a thread And a curios and relics forum
This entry was published Sat Sep 24 10:43:35 CDT 2005 by
and last updated 2005-09-24 10:43:35.0.
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