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Lightweight automatic based on the Colt AR-15 design

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AR-15 style rifle: Lightweight automatic based on the Colt AR-15 design
An AR-15 style rifle is a lightweight semi-automatic rifle based on the ArmaLite AR-15 design. ArmaLite sold the patent and trademarks to Colt's Manufacturing Company in 1959. After Colt's patents expired in 1977, Colt retained the trademark and is the exclusive owner of "AR-15" designation. An expanded marketplace emerged with many manufacturers producing their own version of the AR-15 design for commercial sale. They are referred to as modern sporting rifles by the US National Shooting Sports Foundation, a firearms industry trade association, and by some manufacturers. Coverage of high-profile incidents where various versions of the rifle were involved often uses the shorthand AR-15.


Kamala Harris says she'll ban AR-15 imports if she wins White House

Kamala Harris said during a campaign event that she would use executive order to pause imports of the firearm until the ATF can analyze whether the ban should be permanent. - Published

Kamala Harris would ban AR-15 style assault weapons imports: source

Democratic presidential candidate and California senator will announced she'd make the move through executive action once in the Oval Office, the source says
CBS News - Published

Videos for AR-15 style rifle

'I don't really need it': New Zealanders set to turn in guns [Video]'I don't really need it': New Zealanders set to turn in guns

A wide swathe of New Zealand's quarter-million gun owners say they accept there must be change after the tragedy in Christchurch, including 48-year old Noel Womersley who expects to hand in one..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

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