It's why phrases such as "Saturday Night Special" and "junk gun
" stick in my throat.
" or "Saturday night specials") will have to go, along with the federal rules against the import of cheap guns.
True, to the uninitiated casually cruising the aisles at gun shows, there does seem to be a preponderance of inexpensive, and downright cheap, guns chambered for pinfire loads littering the tables; and in fact countless numbers of junk guns
were actually produced.
Offering yet another competing view is the Contra Costa Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence, which argues "Junk guns
[are] the gun of choice for criminals ...
They have demonized and restricted machineguns, sawed off shotguns, silencers, assault rifles, "cop killer bullets," high capacity magazines and junk guns
. If you think Heston or LaPierre are going to stick their neck out to protect handguns, you need to look at what the NRA did for the above.
When stand-alone laws on "junk guns
," ammo taxes, one-gun-a-month limits and registration restrictions couldn't pass, liberals had no option but to attach them as riders to popular, necessary legislation.
Administrators fear officers carrying junk guns
that'll go off if dropped?