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1) Advertisement, Guns & Ammo (July 1982), p. 20.

2) "Handgunner's Glossary," Guns & Ammo (August 1988), p. 42.

3) "Partisan Avenger .45 Assault Pistol," Guns & Ammo Handgun Annual (1989), pp. 26-30.

4) "H&K's 9 mm Para Carbine," Guns & Ammo (November 1983), p. 44.

5) "Sites Spectre HC Pistol," American Rifleman (December 1990), p. 58.

6) "Steyr Mannlicher SPP Pistol," American Rifleman (August 1993), p. 72; see also,"Colt's 9mm AR-1 5," Guns & Ammo (July 1985), p. 76 ("fired from the hip.... about as natural a pointer as you can get.").

7) See, e.g., Assault Systems advertisements in Guns & Ammo (July 1981), p. 90 ("assault rifle case"), 92 ("lightweight assault bipod"); (November 1983), p. 101 ("assault rifle cases" and "padded assault rifle sling"); Beeman advertisement in Guns & Ammo (December 1982), p. 14 ("Beeman Short Scopes...New for Assault Rifles to Airguns...Use on assault rifles..."); Ventech Inc. advertisement for "Assault Weapon Accessories" in Guns & Ammo (February 1991), p. 96 ("Mini- 14 10/22 AR-7...").

8) Heckler & Koch advertisement, Guns & Ammo (July 1984), p. 9.

9) Heckler & Koch advertisement, Guns & Ammo (June 1984), back cover.

I0) Intratec advertisement, Guns & Ammo (January 1989), p. 77.

11) Magnum Research advertisement, Guns & Ammo (November 1982), p. 59. See also, e.g., advertisement by Paragon S&S Inc. for AR 10, Guns & Ammo (July 1981), p. 90 ("Used world wide by military and LAW ENFORCEMENT officers. This famous assault rifle is now available in a semi-auto form!").

12) "Calico M-100 rifle," American Rifleman (January 1987), p. 61.

13) "H&K's 9 mm Para Carbine," Guns & Ammo (November 1983), p. 44.

14) "A.A. Arms AP9 Assault Pistol," Guns & Ammo Handgun Annual (1989), p. 51.

15) "Colt's 9mm AR-1 5," Guns & Ammo (July 1985), p. 76.

16) "H&K's 9 mm Para Carbine," Guns & Ammo (November 1983), p. 42.

17) CA Inc. advertisement, Guns & Ammo (March 1981), p. 92.

18) Duncan Long, Assault Pistols, Rifles and Submachine Guns (Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press 1986), p. 1.

19) See, "How Effective is Automatic Fire?," American Rifleman (May 1980), pp. 3031, 80.

20) See, e.g., "Calico M-1 00 rifle," American Rifleman (January 1987), p. 61 ("the full 100 rounds were sent downrange in 14 seconds by one flicker-fingered tester.")

21) Jeffrey A. Roth and Christopher S. Koper, et al., Impact Evaluation of the Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act of 1994: Final Report (Washington, DC: The Urban Institute 1997), p. 107.

22) Kristen Rand, Cop Killers: Assault Weapon Attacks on America's Police (Washington, DC: Violence Policy Center 1995), p. 7-8.

23) Jeffrey A. Roth and Christopher S. Koper, et al., Impact Evaluation of the Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act of 1994: Final Report (Washington, DC: The Urban Institute 1997), p. 108.










All contents 1997 Violence Policy Center

That Was Then...

   Introduction

   Myth One

   Myth Two

   Myth Three

   Myth Four

   Conclusion

   Endnotes






All contents 1998 Violence Policy Center