Orlando shooting: Gunman Omar Mateen used AR-15 'weapon of choice for mass shooters' in the US

| Monday, June 13, 2016 - 00:18
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AR-15 has become the signature weapon of mass killers in the US.

Washington: Gunman Omar Mateen was armed with an AR-15-type assault rifle, which has become the signature weapon of mass killers in the US.
Known as "America's gun," it is owned by around 3.7 million American households, making it the country's most popular rifle, reported the Telegraph (UK) online.
The military-grade weapon was used by Adam Lanza in December 2012 to shoot dead 26 people at Sandy Hook in Newtown, while the San Bernardino terrorists used AR-15s when they killed 14 people in December 2015.
It was also used to kill nine people at Umpqua Community College in October 2015.
And in July 2012 James Eagan Holmes used an AR-15-type assault rifle to kill 12 people in Aurora, wounding a further seventy.
The sale of semi-automatic weapons is hugely controversial in America as the rapid fire mode would allow a rogue gunmen to kill dozens of people in a matter of seconds.
It was speculated on Sunday that Mateen, 29, would only have needed to reload once during his killing spree due to the weapon's large clip size. 
In the state of Florida, anyone over the age of 18 can buy an AR-15 as no state permit is required. The same goes for pistols and shotguns. 

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You are DEVOID of any knowledge about firearms

If you do you homework and get off your political pedestal you will find that handguns kill ten times more people in America than AR-15's or for that matter semi-automatic weapons in general. There is no such thing as a "clip" and the proper name is a "magazine". Anyone who knows the AR-15 will tell you that extended round magazines of 50 to 100 rounds routinely JAM and it is better to use 15 - 30 round magazines because they are far more reliable. As for Hillary Clinton, she is a treasonous criminal who only knows who to lie and deceive the people in the USA. If there would have been trained well armed people at the PULSE, Omar Mateen would have been killed soon and would not have killed and wounded so many defenseless people. The Pulse is a gun free zone. Tell a criminal like Omar Mateen that. Banning guns would only make the entire country a shooting gallery for criminals, since criminals would never turn in their weapons. You liberal are so brainless and foolish.

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