Does that include the gangbangers, dopers, illegal aliens, etc?And it'd be The Good Stuff at that, full MilSpec Rock-and-Roll Capable.
Hell, if I'm elected President every American high-school student goes to Basic Training right after high-school and upon completion gets a nontransferable-except-by-inheritance M14 or M16 and Fat Fifty can full of loaded magazines for it as a graduation present from the taxpayers.
Isn't that similar to what the Swiss do?Diamondback; All,
Fyi, I've seriously suggested on other forums that each honorably discharged/retired veteran should be GIVEN his/her choice of handgun/rifle/shotgun (with all the ammo that they choose to carry in hand) as "a gift from a grateful nation for their service to America". upon separation. = After a few years of arming former GIs like that, NO enemy, foreign or domestic, would be foolish enough to attack us and/or subvert our RIGHTS.
...Unless they are assigned a crew-served weapon, most Swiss reservists are now issued the 5.56mm SIG SG 540. When they reach the age at which their reserve status is terminated, they may keep the rifle but must have it rendered semi-auto-only.In the event that my idea ever becomes law, make mine a TRW-built M-14E2, as modified by an AMU.