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The following article was posted on January 30th, 2013, in the New Times - Volume 27, Issue 27 [ Submit a Story ]
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You need a military assault rifle?

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Jim Aprato

Why on earth would the Newtown shooter’s mother need to possess a high-powered military assault rifle that could fire off many, many rounds of ammunition per minute? Oh, I guess she needed it, to defend herself, just in case a group of 20 first-grade children and six female adult educators were planning to attack her with pencils and reading books.