Friday morning’s Fox and Friends saw Tucker Carlson interviewing Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), a fierce advocate for stricter gun laws. The two began their discussion about the recent Democratic Party sit-in, and eventually shifted to the Democrat’s recent proposal for an assault weapons ban. Cicilline listed the components of a weapon that made it an “assault weapon” but had no idea of the function of what he wants to ban.
According to Cicilline, a barrel shroud is one of the elements that make a rifle an assault weapon, but when pressed he kept evading the question about what a barrel shroud does (a barrel shroud is a safety feature which slips over that the barrel of a gun to prevent the person handling the weapon from burning their hand on a hot barrel).
There is no real logic behind the Democrats aversion to barrel shroud which keeps a barrel cool enough for a shooter to grip and better control their firearm—perhaps it’s because…
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