Just the Facts Ma’am – About the AR-15

In collaboration with my friends at GunPros.com, I bring you all an article dispelling some the myths of that evil “assault” rifle, the AR-15.

In this irrationally anti-gun climate, we need more non-partisan informative articles. I say non-partisan, because there is nothing partisan about facts and truth.The Best AR-15 Cover Photo

Demystifying the AR-15

Beloved by many, despised by many others, the AR-15 is the most controversial firearm in America. The gun’s notoriety primarily stems from its use in some of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history, including Parkland, Sandy Hook, and Las Vegas. Critics suggest that it is a military-grade killing machine that is too powerful for unrestricted civilian use, while the AR-15’s millions of owners suggest that its power is the exact reason why it is so valuable for self-defense and sport.

The frequent media coverage and controversy over the AR-15 have made it a symbol of the debate over firearms in America. But many people who are not members of the firearms community still know relatively little about it. What is it about the AR-15 that makes it so special—and so deadly?

The following article will give some background information about the AR-15, explain what makes it so effective, and point out some of the reasons why the gun has been wrongly vilified. read more