I guess the government does not want the competition…
Originally posted on CLINGERS... BLOGGING BAD ~ DICK.G: AMERICAN !:
While lawmakers in Washington and media personalities across the country have been telling Americans for months now that nobody needs an “assault weapon,” it turns out that the government disagrees. In fact, the Department of Homeland Security has requested the purchase of 7,000 “assault weapons,” all of which are AR-15 variants.
According to Jason Howerton of The Blaze,
“The Department of Homeland Security is seeking to acquire 7,000 5.56x45mm NATO ‘personal defense weapons’ (PDW) — also known as ‘assault weapons’ when owned by civilians. The solicitation, originally posted on June 7, 2012, comes to light as the Obama administration is calling for a ban on semi-automatic rifles and high capacity magazines.
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