This poll is to get a general idea of what people consider an assault rifle.I have supplied pictures and tried to keep the options as simple as possible. I am not a firearms expert and I am sure a lot of people are not,so I provided pictures from the internet and provided definitions from wikipedia should anyone have a hard time figuring out what anything is.
What is an assault rifle?
Any semi-automatic rifle(fires one shot every time the trigger is pulled)
A semi-automatic rifle with two or more of the features in the Brady bill.
A rifle that will keep firing bullets as long as you hold down the trigger.
A rifle that will fire 3 bullet every time you squeeze the trigger.
I do not know.
Semi-automatic rifle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A semi-automatic rifle is a type of rifle that fires a single bullet each time the trigger is pulled, automatically ejects the spent cartridge, chambers a fresh cartridge from its magazine, and is immediately ready to fire another shot.
Automatic rifle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An automatic rifle is a type of magazine-fed rifle that uses either its recoil or a portion of the gas propelling the projectile to operate its action. And, to remove the spent cartridge case, cock the rifle, load a new cartridge and fire again repeatedly, as long as the trigger is held down or until the magazine is exhausted.
Assault weapon defined by the 1994 assault weapons ban.
Semi-automatic rifles able to accept detachable magazines and two or more of the following:
-Folding or telescoping stock
-Flash suppressor, or threaded barrel designed to accommodate one
-Grenade launcher(more precisely, a muzzle device that enables launching or firing rifle grenades, though this applies only to muzzle mounted grenade launchers and not those mounted externally).