Why Philly Won’t Get Its Assault Weapon Ban

Took a trip to the Chester County public PGC range this Saturday. Chester County has the one remaining Philadelphia suburban area public shooting range that hasn’t been closed by the PGC. If you want to get an idea of why it’s going to be hard for Philadelphia to get a state wide assault weapons ban out of Harrisburg, all you have to do is look down at your feet:


Of course, brass collectors will snatch up any actual brass pretty quickly, so this can’t be taken as a representative sample, but the Chester County range bench area is always covered in a thick layer of mostly 7.62×39 spent steel casing in various stages of rust.

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  1. Yes, I was at this same range last week on a Friday afternoon. The entire line of shooters had AR’s and AK’s. No Fudds here!

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