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"Assault Weapon" Described

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In the Reason-Rupe national survey conducted from January 17-21, 2013, respondents were asked the following open ended question:  "In just a few words, how would you describe an assault weapon?"  The answers, as transcribed by the interviewers, are presented below.  

(More on the poll is available here and here.)

"In just a few words, how would you describe an assault weapon?"

  • A SEMI AUTOMATIC
  • ONE THAT HAS MULTIPLE BULLETS
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC FUNCTIONING MILITARY WEAPON SPECIFICALLY USED FOR MILITARY FUNCTION
  • A MACHINE GUN
  • A WAY TO TAKE OUT A LOT OF PEOPLE WITHOUT HAVING TO RELOAD.
  • MULTI-CLIPS. BIG CLIPS WITH A LOT OF BULLETS
  • SOMETHING THAT CAN KILL AND HURT PEOPLE REAL BAD MAKE THEM BECOME DISABLE OR LOOSE THEIR LIFE
  • IS LIKE SOMETHING THAT HOLDS MORE THAN 15 ROUNDS AND CAN BE RAPID FIRE
  • ANY GUN IS AN ASSAULT WEAPON
  • MACHINE GUNS A GUN WHERE YOU CAN PUT IN A MILLION BULLETS
  • A MORE POWERFUL GUN
  • HIGH POWERED ARM THAT ARE MEANT TO BE USED IN WAR AND TO TARGET MANY TARGETS
  • ANYTHING THAT SHOOTS MORE THAN ONE BULLET AT A TIME.
  • AN ASSAULT WEAPON IS SOMETHING THAT COULD CARRY A LOT OF FORCE AUTOMATIC
  • SOMETHING THAT HAS A SCOPE THAT CAN KILL A BUNCH OF PEOPLE IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME
  • SOMETHING THAT SHOOTS MORE BULLETS PER SECOND OR MINUTE. RAPID FIRE
  • DANGEROUS
  • HIGH ROUND OF AMMO AND DOES MORE DAMAGE THEN A REGULAR GUN
  • SEMI AUTOMATIC
  • ONE THAT CAN FIRE OFF RAPID ROUNDS LIKE THAT WITHOUT STOPPING TO RELOAD
  • ANYTHING THAT IS NOT A PISTOL.
  • ONE THAT YOU CAN KILL TWENTY PEOPLE WITH WITHIN MINUTES
  • ANY WEAPON USED TO COMMIT AN ASSAULT
  • AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • SOMETHING WITH THE CAPACITY TO KILL MORE THAN ONE PERSON AT A TIME.
  • LIKE A MILITARY WEAPON.
  • SEMI AUTOMATIC SOMETHING THAT LOOKS A MILITARY WEAPON
  • A GUN WITH A CLIP WITH A LOT OF BULLETS
  • ONE THAT FIRE MANY BULLETS RAPIDLY
  • ONE THAT SHOOTS A LOT OF ROUNDS.
  • A GUN, WITH BULLETS THAT RAPIDLY FIRE
  • RIFLE
  • ONE THAT CAN FIRE MULTIPLE ROUNDS IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME
  • A WEAPON THAT IS CAPABLE OF SHOOTING 3 ROUND BURSTS OR FULL AUTOMATIC BURST ON A TRIGGER PULL
  • ANYTHING THAT COULD BE SWITCHED TO AN ASSAULT WEAPONS
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC ASSAULT RIFLE
  • ITS A GUN THAT HAS 30 SHELLS.
  • POWERFUL DANGEROUS NEED TO KNOW WHAT YOU'RE DOING AND NOT USE IT FOR ANYTHING ILLEGAL
  • ANY WEAPON WITH A MAGAZINE WITH MORE THAN 6 ROUNDS
  • LIKE A MACHINE GUN
  • AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • SOMETHING THAT COMES WITH HIGH CAPACITY AMMUNITION CLIPS
  • ALL WEAPONS ARE ASSAULT, THE MIND OF THE USER…
  • ANYTHING THAT CAN HOLD A MAGAZINE WITH MORE THAN TEN ROUNDS. ANYTHING AUTOMATIC
  • A PERSONS DEFENSE
  • A NUMBER OF ROUNDS THAT CAN BE FIRED WITHOUT RELOADING
  • WELL JUST WHAT IT SAYS THE WORD ASSAULT
  • SHOTGUN
  • AUTOMATIC MACHINE GUN
  • MILITARY TYPE FIREARM THAT IS DESIGNED TO TAKE THE LIFE OF ANOTHER HUMAN BEING
  • ANYTHING THAT CAN FIRE 20 ROUNDS OR MORE
  • AK 47
  • ANY WEAPON THAT WEAPON THAT CAN BE CONVERTED TO A FULLY AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • ONES THAT CAN SHOOT LONGER BULLETS
  • A HIGH CAPACITY HIGH VELOCITY WEAPON
  • MORE THAN 30 ROUNDS
  • SOMETHING TO BE USED IN THE MILITARY
  • A WEAPON THAT WAS CONCEIVED ILLEGALLY
  • ONE THAT JUST KEEPS SHOOTING
  • DANGEROUS
  • HIGH POWERED GUNS
  • WEAPON THAT FIRES 100 BULLETS IN A COUPLE OF SECONDS
  • SOMETHING MADE FOR MILITARY USE HAS NO USE IN CIVILIAN POPULATION
  • ANYTHING THAT IS SIMILAR TO THE ARMS THAT ARE CARRIED BY THE MILITARY.
  • A KNIFE AND A GUN
  • A MULTI SHOT WEAPON DESIGNED TO KILL PEOPLE
  • A RIFLE THAT SHOOTS OR HAS AUTOMATIC CAPABILITIES OR CAN FIRE A LOT OF ROUNDS PER MINUTE
  • ANYTHING WITH A MAGAZINE THAT HOLDS OVER TEN ROUNDS
  • RAPID FIRE
  • REPEATED SHOOTING GUNS
  • MACHINE GUN
  • ANYTHING THAT FIRES AUTOMATICALLY, LIKE A MACHINE GUN.
  • NOT A HAND GUN, ONE THAT HAS A LOT MAGAZINES IN THEM LIKE AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • WEAPON CAPABLE OF FIRING A LARGE AMOUNT OF AMMUNITION IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME WITHOUT RELOADING
  • A WEAPON THAT IS MEANT TO KILL A LOT OF PEOPLE QUICKLY
  • SCARY WEAPON THAT'S FROM A MOVIE
  • LIKE MACHINE GUNS OR SOMETHING THAT CAN WIPE OUT, LIKE IN THE CLASS ROOM THAT CAN WIPE OUT A LOT IN A FEW MINUTES
  • A HAND GUN
  • MILITARY TACTICAL WEAPONS
  • A WEAPON THAT IS CAPABLE FIRING MULTIPLE SHOTS
  • AUTOMATIC FIRE WITH A CLIP OF 15
  • ANYTHING THE KEEPS REPEAT SHOOTING.
  • SEMI OR FULLY AUTOMATIC MILITARY TYPE RIFFLE
  • ANY FIREARM THAT FIRES OVER 6 TIMES
  • ANY WEAPON USED TO PERFORM AN ACT OF VIOLENCE
  • MAGAZINE 20 OR MORE AND FULLY AUTOMATIC
  • SOMETHING THAT HOLDS THAT YOU CAN FIRE MULTIPLE ROUNDS AT A TIME IN QUICK SUCCESSIONS
  • THEY DANGEROUS
  • USED BY THE MILITARY
  • WHEN IT SHOOTS A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF AMMO IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. LIKE 200 ROUNDS A MINUTE, SOMETHING THE MILITARY USES.
  • WEAPON THAT MEANT TO KILL MASSES QUICKLY NOT A HUNTING GUN ITS MEANT TO KILL PEOPLE
  • MILITARY STYLE
  • SIMILAR TO A MACHINE GUN
  • A BAD THING TO HAVE
  • IS A WEAPON UMM WHICH SOUL PURPOSE IS USE IN KILLING PEOPLE
  • ANY KIND OF GUN
  • THE POWER GOES BEYOND SELF PROTECTION AND DON'T HAVE TO OWN THAT TYPE OF WEAPON
  • ANY TYPE OF GUN THAT CAN FIRE OFF A LOT OF AMMUNITION AT ONCE
  • ANY GUN THAT HAS MORE THEN TEN SHELLS IN THE MAGAZINE
  • AN AUTOMATIC RIFLE LIKE AN  AK47 OR AN AR15
  • CONTAINS MORE THAN  10 BULLETS AT A TIME
  • BIG MORE THAN ONE ROUND THINGS LIKE AKS
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC RIFLE
  • ANYTHING MILITARY BASED.
  • AN AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • ANYTHING THAT FIRES A BULLET.
  • KILLING MACHINE
  • A WEAPON THAT IS USED BY SOLDIERS, USED TO KILL AS MANY PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE
  • IT'S FAST REPEAT GUN
  • A RAPID FIRE GUN, AUTOMATIC, CAN SHOOT 12 ROUNDS OR MORE
  • ANY WEAPON THAT SOMEONE USES WITH AN INTENT TO KILL
  • SOMETHING THAT CAN CAUSE DEATH TO SOMEONE ELSE
  • SOMETHING THAT FIRES RAPID BULLETS
  • SOMETHING THAT FIRES MULTIPLY ROUNDS
  • SOMETHING THAT SHOOTS MORE THAN ONE BULLET AT A TIME, LIKE AN AUTOMATIC, SEMI-AUTOMATIC
  • SEMI AUTOMATIC HOLDS A LOT OF AMMUNITION
  • AK47, ANYTHING THAT IS USED IN WAR.
  • RAPID FIRING
  • A WEAPON THAT AIM TO KILL. THIS ONE YOU DON'T STAND A CHANCE.
  • SOMETHING THAT SHOOTS AT A FAST RATE LIKE AN AK47 OR AUTOMATIC RIFLE
  • A GUN THAT FIRES MORE THAN 2 BULLETS AT A TIME.
  • SOMETHING THAT FIRES HIGH CAPACITY AMMUNITION.
  • ANYTHING THAT YOU CAN KEEP PULLING THE TRIGGER AND THE BULLETS KEEP COMING OUT
  • VERY DANGEROUS
  • LIKE THE ONES THAT THEY IN THE TIME OF WAR
  • AUTOMATIC AND HIGH CALIBER
  • AN ASSAULT WEAPON IS STRICTLY A MILITARY WEAPON.
  • MILITARY STYLE; HIGH CAPACITY
  • A GUN
  • SOMETHING THAT HAS A CLIP AND CAN SHOOT MANY ROUNDS
  • RIFLE PROTECTION PISTOL
  • A WEAPON THAT CAN FIRE ROUNDS RAPIDLY
  • A WEAPON CAPABLE OF CARRYING MORE THAN 10 ROUNDS, AND FIRING THEM AT A MORE RAPID PACE.
  • LIKE BRACE KNUCKLES, KNIFE, METAL PIPE, GUNS…
  • MILITARY TYPE HARDWARE WITH MORE THAN 10 BULLET MAGAZINES AUTOMATIC FIRE
  • CAN BE ANYTHING USED TO OVERPOWER SOMEONE ELSE, IT COULD BE A GUN, A BAT, A STICK, OR ANYTHING.
  • SOMETHING THAT SHOULD BE USED FOR MILITARY USE ONLY
  • 10 SHOTS IS ENOUGH. A RIFLE WITH TEN SHOTS.
  • ANY SEMI-AUTOMATIC WEAPON THAT CAN RAPID FIRE.
  • A GUN
  • ONE THAT SHOOTS MORE THAN ONE BULLET AT A TIME. A MAGAZINE THAT SHOOTS RAPIDLY.
  • ANYTHING USED IN A CRIME TO HURT SOMEONE
  • ANYTHING THAT IS AUTOMATIC REPETITIVE FIRING
  • A GUN THAT WILL RAPID FIRE
  • THE MULTI-MAGAZINE CLIPS
  • A RAPID FIRE HEAVY AMMO LIKE MILITARY
  • ANY MILITARY STYLE WEAPON THAT FIRES MORE THAN ONE ROUND WITH A PULL OF THE TRIGGER
  • DANGEROUS
  • HIGH CAPACITY MAGAZINES
  • MACHINE GUN
  • IT'S JUST THAT AND ASSAULT WEAPON.
  • ANYTHING THAT IS AUTOMATIC FIRING
  • LIKE A MACHINE GUN OR SOMETHING.
  • ANY GUN IS AN ASSAULT WEAPON
  • ANY KIND OF WEAPON
  • A WEAPON THAT IS DESIGN TO PROVIDE MAXIMUM DAMAGE BEYOND WHAT IS NEEDED FOR HUNTING AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
  • GOOD
  • ANYTHING THAT HOLDS 30 ROUNDS OR MORE
  • HIGH CAPACITY MAGAZINE, JUST LARGE MAGAZINES
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • SHOOTS MORE THEN 6 TIMES
  • ONE THAT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE RELOADED AFTER 2 SHOTS
  • ANYTHING THAT CAN SHOOT 15 OR 20 ROUNDS
  • ANY WEAPON DESIGN TO KILL SOMEBODY
  • ONE THAT CAN FIRE MANY BULLETS WITHOUT RELOADING
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC AND HIGH CALIBER RIFLE WITH HIGH CAPACITY MAGAZINES
  • A WEAPON THAT CAN SHOOT MORE THAN TEN ROUNDS
  • VERY DANGEROUS IN SOCIETY
  • RAPIDLY THAT FIRES A LARGE AMOUNT OF ROUND WITHOUT RELOADING
  • A GUN
  • I THINK ANY WEAPON THAT CARRY MORE THEN 4 OR 5 BULLET IN A WEAPON
  • SOMETHING THAT IS QUICK FIRE AND HAS MORE THEN SIX ROUNDS IN IT.
  • SEMI AUTOMATIC WEAPON CLIPS RAPID FIRE. DESIGNED FOR OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE.
  • ANYTHING CAN BE AN ASSAULT WEAPON LIKE KNIFE FRYING PAN HAMMER BOARD.
  • A WEAPON THAT SHOTS VERY FAST THAT HAS A MAGAZINE THAT HOLDS A LOT AMMUNITION AT ON TIME
  • A WEAPON DESIGNED FOR MASS KILLING
  • HIGH REPETITION LARGE CAPACITY MAGAZINE AND SIZE OF AMMUNITION
  • ANYTHING THAT SHOOTS CONSECUTIVELY
  • PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS GUNS, I DON'T KNOW THAT MUCH ABOUT GUNS BUT THEY SEEM KIND OF WICKED
  • SHOOTS A WHOLE BUNCH OF TIMES
  • SOMETHING THAT THE POLICE CARRY AND THE TROOPS.
  • A GUN THAT IS MEANT FOR MILITARY USE AND HAS MULTI BULLET MORE THAN 15 ROUNDS
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC AND LARGE MAGAZINE CLIP
  • THREATENING AND POWERFUL
  • NO DIFFERENT FROM ANYTHING THAT CAN CAUSE HARM TO ANOTHER, ITS NOT THE WEAPON ITS THE INDIVIDUAL, WE NEED STRONGER BACKGROUND CHECKS.
  • LIKE THE GUNS THEY USE IN THE ARMY-MACHINE GUNS
  • ANY GUN THAT AUTOMATICALLY FIRES WITHOUT HAVING TO RELOAD
  • I WOULDN'T
  • ANY WEAPON THAT GOES BEYOND TRADITIONAL HUNTING OR LEISURE WEAPON
  • SOMETHING THAT CAN HARM THE HUMAN BODY.
  • SOMETHING THAT SHOOTS A CONTINUAL STREAM OF BULLETS
  • TO KILL A LOT OF PEOPLE AT ONCE
  • ITS A TOY FOR PEOPLE WHO ENJOY FIRING THEM AND GUN COLLECTORS
  • ANYTHING WITH RAPID FIRE SOMETHING YOU USE FOR HUNTING YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE IN THE HOME
  • THINK OF A AR15 M4.
  • A WEAPON THAT FIRES ROUNDS ONE AFTER ANOTHER.
  • ANY AUTOMATIC GUN THAT CAN HOLD MORE THAN 10 BULLETS IN A CLIP.
  • DANGEROUS
  • IT SHOOTS MANY ROUNDS WITH ONE PULL OF A TRIGGER. YOU DON'T NEED THAT MUCH POWER.
  • MAGAZINES MORE THAN 20 BULLETS AND AUTOMATIC FIRE
  • A FULLY AUTOMATIC WEAPON.
  • ONE THAT FIRES A HIGH AMOUNT OF AMMUNITION
  • AN ASSAULT WHILE I WAS IN THE UNITED STATES MARINES___
  • ASSAULT WEAPONS THAT SHOOTS RAPIDLY AND AUTOMATICALLY
  • ANYTHING THAT SHOOTS RAPIDLY AND CAUSES A LOT OF DAMAGE.
  • SOMETHING BIGGER THAN A SUBMACHINE GUNS THAT SWITCHES FROM AUTOMATIC TO SEMI AUTOMATIC
  • SEMI-AUTOMATIC WITH MORE THAN A 10 ROUND CLIP
  • ANY TYPE OF GUN
  • FUNNY LOOKING GUN
  • A WEAPON A RIFFLE CALIBER THAT HOLDS UP  TO 30 PLUS ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION
  • SHOOTS MULTIPLE ROUNDS FAST
  • SOMETHING THAT KILLS PEOPLE
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC
  • IS WAR WEAPON -- IT'S VERY DANGEROUS IN THE STREET
  • SOMETHING THAT HAS MULTIPLE AUTOMATED ROUNDS THAT COULD KILL MULTIPLE PEOPLE IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME.
  • GUN AMMO
  • DANGEROUS; VERY DANGEROUS FOR PEOPLE THAT DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH THEM
  • GUNS AND GRENADES
  • DANGEROUS
  • ANYTHING WITH MILITARY GRADE POWER, LARGE AMMUNITION CLIPS
  • SOMETHING BOUND THE NEED FOR QUICK SELF DEFENSE
  • A GUN THAT FIRES CANISTERS OF MULTIPLE BULLETS 25-30 IN RAPID SUCCESSION
  • A MILITARY WEAPON
  • ANYTHING THAT YOU PRESS THE TRIGGER AND MORE THAN 1 BULLET COMES OUT.
  • A WEAPON THAT FIRES MULTIPLE ROUNDS
  • LIKE A MACHINE GUN, INSTEAD OF JUST ONE BULLET, IT CAN SHOOT SEVERAL.
  • A RIFLE THAT COULD RAPID SUCCESSION
  • WEAPONS THAT ALLOW YOU TO SHOOT A LOT OF BULLETS IN SHORT PERIOD OF TIME
  • HIGH CAPACITY TO FIRE MULTIPLE ROUNDS
  • A MULTI-SHOT WEAPON WITH AUTOMATIC FIRING.
  • AN AUTOMATIC MACHINE GUN LIKE AN AK47
  • OUT OF CONTROL.
  • THEY HAVE MORE THEN TEN AROUND.
  • CAN SHOOT A LOT OF BULLETS IN VERY LITTLE TIME
  • HIGH CAPACITY AND THE OVERALL DESIGN OF THE PURPOSE OF THE GUN
  • THE MOVIE LIKE RAMBO, RAPID FIRE, GUNS LIKE THE PEOPLE IN THE ARMY HAVE
  • ANY FULLY AUTOMATIC RIFLE
  • MULTI SHOTS
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • SOMETHING THAT YOU CAN JUST KEEP ON FIRING AND FIRING
  • WEAPON THAT WILL FIRE MORE THAN 10 ROUNDS, CARRY MORE THAN 10 ROUNDS IN ONE CLIP
  • ANY KIND OF WEAPON THAT FIRE MORE THAN 10 ROUNDS
  • MACHINE GUNS SOMETHING THAT FIRES MULTIPLE ROUNDS WITHOUT TO RELOAD
  • TOO MANY ROUNDS TOO QUICK.
  • SOMETHING THAT REPEATS ITSELF
  • LARGE CAPACITY MAGAZINE AND LONG GUN
  • M16
  • SOMETHING THAT YOU CAN'T HUNT WITH
  • GUN HOBBYIST
  • GUN THAT WILL KILL MORE THEN 6 OR 8 TIMES A POWERFUL BULLET
  • DANGEROUS
  • A WEAPON THAT FIRES A LOT OF ROUNDS PER SECOND AND IS ABLE TO INJURE OR KILL A LOT OF PEOPLE IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME
  • ANYTHING THAT CAN SHOOT DOZENS OF ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION IN SECONDS.
  • FIRING MULTIPLE ROUNDS WITH A PULL OF THE TRIGGER
  • ANYTHING THAT IS PRETTY MUCH AUTOMATIC-AK
  • GUN
  • DEADLY, IT KILLS
  • JUST A RIFLE.
  • AUTOMATIC WEAPON HIGH POWERED WEAPON
  • SOMETHING THAT CAN SHOOT MULTIPLE ROUNDS
  • BAD DEFINITION OR TERM
  • A WEAPON THAT YOU CAN PULL THE TRIGGER THAT KEEPS GOING.
  • DANGEROUS WEAPON
  • A FULLY AUTOMATIC WHICH ONLY THE MILITARY HAS. NO ONE HAS AN AUTOMATIC. I'M NOT WILLING TO GIVE UP AN AR-15, WHICH IS A SEMI-AUTOMATIC WHICH IS NOT THE SAME
  • A WEAPON THAT FIRES OFF AT LEASE 15-30 ROUNDS PER MINUTE.
  • THE CLIP WILL SHOOT ONE SHOOT AT A TIME.
  • A WEAPON SIMILAR TO MILITARY WEAPONS, IN LOOKS ONLY. BUT ARE NOT
  • PROTECTING AND DEFENDING…
  • A RIFLE OR SUB MACHINE GUN NOT JUST A SEMIAUTOMATIC WHEN YOU PULL THE TRIGGER IT KEEP FIRING AND HOLDS MORE THE SEVEN ROUNDS
  • A VERY DANGEROUS OBJECT
  • ANYTHING THAT WILL SHOOT MORE THAN 18 TIMES IS MEANT TO KILL OR MAIM.
  • BEING FULLY AUTOMATIC
  • A GUN THAT HAS 100 BULLETS
  • ANY WEAPON USED TO KILL PEOPLE
  • SOMETHING THAT IS SEMI-AUTOMATIC
  • WEAPON THAT SHOOTS LARGER CALIBER BULLETS-100 BULLETS IN 10 SECONDS
  • GUN
  • IT WOULD BE A LARGE CALIBER GUN THAT SHOOTS A LARGE AMOUNT OF BULLETS
  • AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • A GUN IS A GUN
  • ONE THAT PUT OUT A FEW BULLETS MORE WITH OUT RELOADING MILITARY STYLE
  • JUST HAVING THE WEAPON
  • LARGE MAGAZINES THAT SHOOT MANY BULLETS
  • ONE THAT KILLS FAST AUTOMATIC
  • ITS A DANGEROUS THING.
  • LIKE A MACHINE GUN
  • ANYTHING LIKE A SUBMACHINE GUN
  • ANYTHING THAT IS USED IN WAR AND MILITARY
  • HIGH POWERED SEMI AUTOMATIC RIFLE ABLE FOR FIRE AND CARRY MULTIPLE ROUNDS
  • ANYTHING THAT IS NOT USED FOR HUNTING
  • WHEN IT HAS A LARGE MAGAZINE OF AMMUNITION
  • DOING MORE WITH AMMUNITION
  • ANYTHING SEMI AUTOMATIC OR AUTOMATIC
  • ANY THING THAT IS SEMI AUTOMATIC WITH A DOZEN BULLETS OR MORE
  • SOMETHING THAT SHOOTS MORE THAN ONE BULLET EVERY 5 SECONDS
  • GUNS ARE GUNS ALL IN HOW YOU RESPECT THEM BOILS DOWN ON HOW WE RAISE OUR CHILDREN
  • A HIGH CAPACITY RAPID-FIRE GUN
  • ANYTHING THAT IS FULLY AUTOMATIC AND THE MAGAZINE CAN SHOOT 20 ROUNDS OR MORE CAN BE CONSIDERED AN ASSAULT RIFLE
  • ONE THAT SHOOTS MORE THAT 6 OR 12 ROUNDS
  • ANYTHING THAT CARRIES MULTIPLE ROUNDS
  • ANY TYPE OF WEAPON THAT HAS MORE THAN ONE ROUND OF FIRING
  • FILTHY
  • ONES THAT ARE CARRIED IN THE ARMY
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC
  • LONG RANGE FIREARMS
  • ANYTHING THAT CAN FIRE A LARGE NUMBER OF BULLETS RAPIDLY
  • YOU PULL THE TRIGGER AND MULTIPLE BULLETS COME OUT
  • I WOULD DESCRIBE AN ASSAULT WEAPON AS A FULLY AUTOMATIC WEAPON LIKE AN MACHINE GUN
  • SOMETHING THAT SHOOTS SO MANY BULLETS AND THERE IS NO CONTROL.
  • A MULTI FIRE ITEM
  • AUTOMATIC OR SEMI AUTOMATIC
  • LIKE ONE I CARRIED IN VIET NAM. THEY ARE A DISTINCTIVE TYPE WEAPON. THEY ARE SHORT BARRELED AND HIGH AMMUNITION CLIPS.
  • ANY DEADLY WEAPON
  • WEAPON DESIGNATED FOR MILITARY USE
  • A FULLY AUTOMATIC RIFFLE, HAND GUN
  • AUTOMATIC FIRING
  • A GUN CAPABLE OF RELEASING A FAIRY LARGE NUMBER OF ROUNDS IN A SHORT TIME
  • ANY WEAPON THAT CAN SHOOT A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF BULLETS THAT COULD KILL 10''S TO HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD OF TIME
  • MILITARY USE ONLY
  • SOMETHING THAT WOULD SHOOT MORE BULLETS WITHOUT HAVING TO RELOAD
  • NOT HAND GUN, NOT RIFLE
  • AK47S AND 15S OR WHATEVER THEY'RE CALLED. THE GUNS THAT HAVE 20 OR 30 ROUND MAGAZINES.
  • A WEAPON THAT HAS MULTI CLIPS OF AMMUNITION
  • HAS MORE THAN 8 ROUNDS, SEMI-AUTOMATIC
  • MILITARY STYLE WEAPON
  • ANYTHING THAT WOULD BE USED IN A MILITARY FUNCTION
  • A MACHINE GUN
  • FOR PROTECTION ONLY
  • SOMETHING THAT THE MILITARY WOULD USE
  • HIGH POWERED RIFLE
  • A WEAPON THAT WHEN YOU PRESS THE TRIGGER IT AUTOMATIC FIRES AT THE TARGET AND STOPS WHEN IT'S RELEASED
  • SOMETHING THAT SHOOTS MULTIPLE ROUNDS PER SECOND
  • FOR ME AN ASSAULT WEAPON IS A WEAPON WITH THE CAPABILITY OF FIRING AUTOMATIC
  • A LOT OF BULLETS & A SMALL AMOUNT OF TIME.
  • BAD GUN TO HAVE
  • A GUN THAT FIRES MULTIPLE BULLETS BY PUSHING THE TRIGGER ONLY ONE TIME.
  • ANYTHING DESIGNED TO KILL OTHER HUMAN BEINGS.
  • ANYTHING THAT CAN SHOOT A LOT OF BULLETS
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC OR CAN BE CUT DOWN TO SINGLE FIRE AND HAS A LARGE MAGAZINE
  • A WEAPON THAT HAS MILITARY PURPOSE HIGH CAPACITY
  • A GUN OR A KNIFE
  • SEMI AUTOMATIC OR FULLY AUTOMATIC RIFLE WITH A HIGH CAPACITY MAGAZINE
  • HIGH POWERED WEAPON TO USE A LOT OR ROUNDS IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME
  • AK 47, SOMETHING THAT SHOOTS A LOT OF ROUNDS
  • SHOOTS RAPID ROUNDS
  • SOMETHING THAT FIRES MORE THAN TEN ROUNDS
  • A MACHINE GUN THAT FIRES LOTS OF ROUNDS PER SECOND
  • ANY WEAPON IS ASSAULTING EVEN A KNIFE ANYTHING THAT CAN BE USED TO ASSAULT SOMEONE
  • SOME TYPE OF GUN OR HANDGUN
  • SHOOTS RAPID FIRE WITH A CLIP OF 10 OR MORE ROUNDS
  • SOMETHING THAT HAS A CARTRIDGE THAT WILL SHOOT 10-20 ROUNDS AUTOMATICALLY
  • AUTOMATIC OVER SIX ROUNDS
  • MANY, MANY ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION
  • ANYTHING ANYBODY USES IN AN ASSAULT
  • TYPICALLY A SEMI-AUTOMATIC WEAPON. POSSIBLY A HIGH CAPACITY MAGAZINE.
  • ONE THAT HAS AN AUTOMATIC WEAPON THAT HAS MULTIPLE CLIPS AND FIRES BULLETS RAPIDLY
  • WEAPON THAT CAN KILL QUICKLY AND HOLDS A LOT OF AMMUNITION
  • VIOLENT REPEATING WITHOUT STOPPING
  • ANYTHING THAT CAN DO DAMAGE TO SOMEBODY
  • ANYTHING THAT FIRES MORE 10 BULLETS IN A SPLIT SECOND
  • PROTECTION
  • A GUN THAT HAS A LOT OF AMMUNITION THAT CAN BE FIRED QUICKLY.
  • ANYTHING THAT'S GOING TO KILL SOMEONE
  • SMALL CALIBER MILITARY FIRE ARM CAPABLE OF FULLY AUTOMATIC FIRE.
  • SOMETHING THAT WOULD BE MORE LIKELY TO BE USED IN MILITARY OPERATIONS.
  • HIGH HEEL SHOE ANYTHING DANGEROUS
  • PEOPLE OWNING GUNS ARE DEADLY
  • WEAPON THAT IS SIMILAR THE ONE THAT CAUSED THE TRAGEDY IN NEWTOWN
  • AK 47
  • A RIFLE CALIBER  AN AR OR AK
  • A FULLY AUTOMATIC WEAPON. SEMI'S ARE FINE.
  • A WEAPON USED TO HURT SOMEONE
  • AK-47
  • ANYTHING THAT SHOOTS IN RAPID SUCCESSION
  • A WEAPON THAT SHOOTS OFF MULTI AMMUNITION
  • JUST A SEMI AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • A RIFLE MORE THAN ONE ROUND.
  • AN AUTOMATIC WEAPON THAT HAS RAPID FIRE WITH ONE SQUEEZE OF THE TRIGGER
  • MASS KILLING
  • DIFFERENT FROM WHAT THE NEWS DOES. IT IS A HIGH CALIBER WEAPON THAT IS FULLY AUTOMATIC.
  • IS A FULL AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • ONE THAT SHOOTS MULTIPLE BULLETS IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME
  • AN AUTOMATIC GUN
  • AUTOMATIC OR SEMI AUTOMATIC
  • SEMI AUTOMATIC QUICK FIRE AMMO
  • A WEAPON WITH MILITARY FEATURES & PROMOTED AS A MILITARY WEAPON.
  • A GUN
  • KNIVES
  • POWERFUL
  • AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • MACHINE GUN AK-47
  • SOMETHING THAT HOLDS A BUNCH OF ROUNDS
  • A GUN DESIGNED TO TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS
  • SOMETHING THAT FIRES LOTS OF BULLETS IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME THAT IS DESIGNED TO KILL A WHOLE BUNCH PEOPLE AT ONE TIME
  • AN AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • RAPIDLY FIRES LARGE NUMBER OF ROUNDS
  • ANY WEAPONS USED MY MILITARY WOULD CONSIDER ASSAULT
  • ONE THAT SHOOTS MULTIPLE ROUNDS AND A FEW SECONDS
  • A WEAPON THAT CAN KILL MANY PEOPLE IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME
  • AK-47
  • A SEMI AUTOMATIC WEAPON. A MILITARY TACTIC THING CAPABLE OF HOLDING AN EXCESS OF 30 ROUNDS IN ITS CLIPS
  • ABILITY TO FIRE LOTS OF ROUNDS FAST
  • MORE ROUNDS PER MINUTE
  • SEMI AUTOMATIC
  • SOMETHING THAT SHOOTS MULTIPLE ROUNDS, SOMETHING MORE OF A MILITARY-TYPE GUN
  • ANYTHING THAT IS A GUN
  • AUTOMATIC OR SEMI AUTOMATIC, MULTIPLE ROUNDS IN THE CLIP MORE THAN 10.
  • SOMETHING THAT SHOOTS MORE THAN ONE DEER AT A TIME. THINGS FOR MASS KILLINGS.
  • MACHINE GUN SOMETHING THAT HAS RAPID FIRE
  • THERE IS NO DEFINITION FOR AN ASSAULT WEAPON ANY GUN, ANY KNIFE , ANY BASEBALL BAT  ANY GOLF CLUB IS AN ASSAULT WEAPON
  • RAPID FIRE WITH MULTIPLE CLIPS
  • ANY WEAPON IS AN ASSAULT WEAPON, AND THEIR OK JUST DEPENDS ON WHO OWNS IT
  • A WEAPON DESIGNED FOR MULTIPLE HIGH CAPACITY MAGAZINE
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC 30 SHOT CLIP
  • SHOTGUN AR15 M16
  • A GUN THAT FIRES MORE THAN 10 ROUNDS
  • COMPLETELY AUTOMATIC AND HOLDS MORE THAN TEN ROUNDS
  • SOMETHING THAT IS USED FOR MILITARY PURPOSES OR SOMETHING THAT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE RELOADED FREQUENTLY
  • GUNS THAT KILLS PEOPLE.
  • THEY ARE TOO DANGEROUS AND SHOOT TOO MANY ROUNDS AT ONE TIME.
  • ANYTHING THAT IS RAPID FIRE MORE MILITARY THEN HUNTING
  • BIG KNIFE
  • SEMI-AUTOMATIC
  • GUNS THAT HAVE A CLIP
  • MILITARY RIFLE M4 M16 AK47
  • HIGH CAPACITY MAGAZINES THAT WOULDN'T BE FOR HUNTING PURPOSES
  • HIGH CAPACITY MAGAZINE SEMI AUTOMATIC RIFFLE
  • A SEMI-AUTOMATIC GUN THAT IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO TAKE DOWN A SMALL GAME ANIMAL
  • ANYTHING THAT PRODUCES MULTIPLE BULLETS IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME WITHOUT AIMING
  • A WEAPON THAT USED INTO TO WARFARE A GUN THAT SHOOT MORE THAN ONCE AT A TIME ASSAULT USED FOR KILLING
  • AUTOMATIC HIGH POWER RIFLE FULLY AUTOMATIC
  • HIGH CALIBER AUTOMATIC A LOT OF ROUNDS AND TAKE DOWN SEVERAL PEOPLE AT ONCE
  • ANY OF THEM ARE BAD
  • ANYTHING THAT CAN FIRE MORE THAN ONE BULLET
  • ANY SEMI-AUTOMATIC WEAPON THAT HOLDS 5 TO 10 SHOT MAGAZINE.
  • SOMETHING THAT HAS RAPID FIRE AND LOTS OF ROUNDS
  • BASICALLY A SEMI AUTOMATIC WEAPON WITH A LARGE CAPACITY MAGAZINE
  • SOMETHING THAT'S AN AUTOMATIC WEAPON
  • ONE THAT YOU DON'T HAVE TO LOAD TOO OFTEN AND CAN TAKE OUT A LOT OF PEOPLE
  • VERY TACTICAL WEAPON, USEFUL IN COMBAT. IF SOMEONE BREAKS INTO YOUR HOUSE YOU HAVE A RELIABLE WEAPON TO PROVOKE THEM TO LEAVE
  • A SAWED-OFF SHOT GUN OR UZI
  • I THINK THEY'RE THE ONE THAT HOLD A LOT OF AMMUNITION.
  • RIFLE.
  • ONE THAT IS A MILITARY WEAPON.
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC MACHINE GUN
  • THE ONE THAT SHOOTS 30 BULLETS PER MINUTE
  • ANYTHING MILITARY OFFICIALS OWN IS AN ASSAULT WEAPON.
  • ANY WEAPON THAT FIRES A LOT OF AMMUNITION FAST
  • MACHINE GUN THAT CAN REPEAT OR FIRE RAPIDLY
  • ANYTHING THAT HAS AN OPTION OF RAPID FIRE THAT IS USED FOR KILLING PEOPLE (IT HAS NO OTHER PURPOSE…NOT USED BY POLICE DEPTS. BUT COULD BE USED IN WAR.)
  • DANGEROUS
  • AUTOMATICS
  • ANYTHING THAT HAS MORE THAN 10 ROUNDS IN IT.
  • WEAPON NOT USED FOR HUNTING OR USED FOR TARGET PRACTICE
  • A WEAPON USED TO HURT AN INDIVIDUAL. ITS USED TO HURT ANOTHER PERSON.
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC
  • MILITARY GRADE, AUTOMATIC FIRE, ANYTHING THAT'S NOT A HUNTING RIFLE
  • ANYTHING THAT SHOOTS MORE THAN ONE BULLET WITH EACH PULL OF THE TRIGGER
  • ANYTHING THAT SHOOTS OVER 10 ROUNDS.
  • SOMETHING THAT SHOULD ONLY BE USED IN THE MILITARY NOT IN PRIVATE SECTORS
  • A FULLY AUTOMATIC WEAPON- A SEMI AUTOMATIC IS NOT AN ASSAULT- ITS A FIREARM
  • A GUN OR A KNIFE
  • ANY WEAPON THAT IS A LONG ARM THAT IS CAPABLE OF FIRING IN RAPID SUCCESSION BURST. SUCH AS AR15 AK47 MP5 ANY TYPE OF SEMI AUTOMATIC SUBMACHINE GUN.
  • SOMETHING LIKE A MACHINE GUN OR A RIFLE WITH A LOT OF BULLETS LIKE A CLIP
  • ANY GUN THAT HAS FULLY AUTOMATIC
  • ITS ANYTHING THAT FIRES MULTIPLE ROUNDS
  • MAGAZINE LIKE THEY HAD
  • HAS THE CAPABILITY OF NON STOP SHOOTING USING A LOT OF AMMUNITION WITHOUT HAVING TO LOAD
  • ANY GUN THERE IS
  • SOMETHING THAT CAN FIRE MORE THEN 10 ROUNDS AT PULL OF TRIGGER
  • ITS DANGEROUS
  • I DON'T KNOW WHAT THE TECHNICAL DEFINITION IS - ANYTHING FROM A KITCHEN BUTCHER KNIFE CAN BE AN ASSAULT WEAPON
  • ONE THAT USES MAGAZINES WITH MULTIPLE BULLETS AND THEY ARE MILITARY STYLE WEAPONS
  • A WEAPON THAT IS AS CAPABLE OF SHOOTING 10 TO 20 SECONDS
  • ANY TYPE OF RIFLE OR MILITARY MFG MACHINE GUNS
  • A GUN, KNIFE.
  • SOMETHING THAT CAN INJURE AN INDIVIDUAL CAN BE USED AS AN ASSAULT SHOULD BE UNDER CONTROL
  • A TRUE ASSAULT WEAPON IS A FULLY AUTOMATIC LARGE MAGAZINE THAT IS USED IN COMBAT AND IT HAS GOTTEN OUT ONTO THE PUBLIC
  • ANY WEAPON THAT IS USED TO HARM SOMEONE WHICH WOULD A KNIFE, GUN, CAR
  • AUTOMATIC HIGH CALIBER RIFLE
  • SOMETHING THAT FIRES MORE THAN 1 SHOT, LIKE MACHINE GUNS
  • ANYTHING WEAPON THAT CAN FIRE MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION, IF IT CAN FIRE MULTIPLE SHOTS…
  • UNNECESSARY THING THE MILITARY
  • IT HOLDS MORE THAT ONE ROUND OF AMMUNITION
  • CLASSIFIED AS ASSAULT WEAPON WHERE IT IS MULTIPLE ROUNDS
  • ANYTHING BEYOND SHOTGUN
  • A DEVICE TO KILL PEOPLE
  • HIGH SPEED MILITARY WEAPON WITH HIGH CAPACITY MAGAZINE, AND VERY DAMAGING AMMUNITION OR BULLETS.
  • AN ASSAULT WEAPON CAN GO EITHER WAY YOU EITHER USE IT FOR GOOD OR FOR BAD
  • LIKE A MACHINE GUN
  • ANYTHING THAT IS MORE THAN A SINGLE SHOT AN AUTOMATIC AND SEMIAUTOMATIC
  • ANYTHING THAT YOU CHOOSE TO FEAR OTHERS
  • HIGH CAPACITY MAGAZINE
  • ANYTHING THAT IS NOT FOR HUNTING, ANY GUN YOU CAN CARRY WITH YOU
  • MY UNDERSTANDING IS FIRES MULTIPLE ROUNDS WITH JUST ONE PULL OF THE TRIGGER
  • ANYTHING THAT'S HAS THE CAPABILITY OF RAPID FIRE LIKE A MAGAZINE WITH 10 BULLETS OR MORE.
  • ANYTHING USED TO HARM ANYONE ELSE
  • BASICALLY THE SAME THE MILITARY USES LIKE AUTOMATIC MACHINE GUNS
  • A MILITARY GUN THAT CAN SHOOT A NUMBER OF BULLETS AT ONE TIME.
  • SEMI AUTOMATIC HIGH CAPACITY INTENDED TO KILL PEOPLE
  • IS A WEAPON THAT SHOTS MORE THAN MORE THAN TWO OR MORE BULLETS AT ONE TIME.
  • MILITARY COMBAT TOOL