Focus on Chicago Gangs and ‘Assault Weapons’ Reanimates Old Gun Ban Tactic

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“Assault rifles were used in all incidents, and city officials say they are becoming the weapon of choice in certain parts of Chicago,” CBS 2 dutifully warns . All the talking point elements are there, from using a term intended to demonize semi-automatic rifles in the title and repeating it five times in the “story,” to bolstering a sense of urgency among the uninformed that something must be done.

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