But from a practical standpoint it was basically a sawed off rifle rifle. A semi-auto assault rifle's action with a little bit shorter than normal barrel and no stock. It shoots rifle cartridges, it takes rifle magazines, and penetrates police body armor, car body panels, and the walls of homes the way an M-16 assault rifle would.
When a registered career criminal with 23 felony charges, 17 misdemeanor charges, multiple convictions for violent offenses and two active and pending drug trafficking cases is out on our streets where he can attempt to kill our deputies and put other lives at risk, something is wrong with our system."
Yeah, but all the liberals, progressives, socialists and communists say that we have to get soft on crime because being tough on crime has a disproportionate impact on people of color. If you don't want to be racist, you let the black robbers, and murderers, pimps, and drug dealers out on the streets again.
That's how you show that you're not a racist.