Geek Lethal at the Ministry writes On Spring Cleaning. Um, I Mean, On Helping Save Ourselves From the Assault Weapon Menace:
Then the uniformed cop I turned the rifle in to couldn’t manage the cable lock (which I had minutes before made sure was functional), so to avoid doing it for him in front of everybody just quietly told him he could cut it if he had to. Oh, and that was after he exclaimed it was an –assault rifle” which, in my state, it is, but in the real world you could do alot better than –assaulting” with a 10 round internal magazine rifle with a design that harkens back to an era of Sherman tanks and propeller-driven fighter planes. But I found his excitement over netting both an –assault rifle” and, after a quick going-over, determining that it was –yup, a semi-automatic!”, humorous.
Read the whole thing. (Warning, the comments section turns into, as is common at the Ministry, a discussion of anti-zombie tactics. Worth reading, though…)