“This gun requires a tremendous amount of effort to pull,” Ken Baye, the owner of Stoddards said.
The scene, including chants of “Rebellious Democrats staged an extraordinary all-day sit-in on the House floor Wednesday to demand votes on gun-control bills, shouting down Speaker Paul Ryan when he attempted to restore order as their protest stretched.
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“Any time there’s discussion of rifles, ARs in particular, we see people get a little more nervous about what the government might legislate,” said Ken Baye, an owner of Stoddard’s Range and Guns, with locations in Atlanta and Douglasville.
“You charge it just like racking a slide with a handgun,” range owner Ken Baye said. “You would use the charging handle here and rack it.” Baye is one of the owners of Stoddard’s Range and Guns in Atlantic Station. He said the AR-15 may look as menacing as its military cousin but it falls far short of the mark.
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