A chilling Internet video confirms what has long been suspected: Al Qaeda terrorists are eager to launch a gun-fueled rampage against Americans -- and they know just how to do it.No Oil for Pacifists May 2008:
Spotted on jihadist forums, the video shows American-born Al Qaeda fighter Adam Gadahn almost cheerily urging followers to action:America is absolutely awash with easily obtainable firearms. You can go down to a gun show at the local convention center and come away with a fully automatic assault rifle without a background check and most likely without having to show an identification card. So what are you waiting for?We don't say this often about Al Qaeda types, but: He's right on the facts.
Automatic weapons are classed as machine guns under 26 U.S.C. § 5845(b), and outlawed for civilian sale in the U.S. (see 18 U.S.C. § 922(a)(4)(o)(1)), since 1986.(via The Corner)