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Old 12-19-2012, 12:40 AM   #114
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Default Re: Connecticut school shooting

Originally Posted by SCMom View Post
True. I guess I should have specified that those laws go by state. You aren't legally allowed to use an AR (or any other semi auto) for any hunting purposes in PA (which is a generally lenient gun state). That's my bad.

Just got done reading an article about how hunters (of larger game) abhor those that use .223's for hunting because they are not efficient in kills and cause the animal to suffer more. I don't think they're useless by any means...just wasn't thinking past state hunting laws.
That comes down to hunter ethics and knowing the limits of your weapon with the size of game your going after. I feel the same way about trying to use a small caliber rifle with big game.
I did not know that law in PA either. Guess I just assumed it was basically the same as here.

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