NRA President David Keene explains to Bob Schieffer how a semi-automatic rifle works

Published on NewsOK Published: December 27, 2012

Charlie Spiering

During an appearance on CBS Face the Nation, David Keene, the president of the National Rifle Association, took time to explain to host Bob Schieffer how a semi-automatic rifle worked.

As Schieffer questioned how the NRA could continue to oppose a ban on “military-style assault weapons,” Keene explained that they were simply citizen-owned semi-automatic rifles.

“How many rounds can these weapons discharge, say, in five seconds?” Schieffer asked defensively.

“Well, they fire when you put trigger,” Keene responded.

Click to read full article at Washington Examiner


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