Ruger Selling "State Compliant" Rifles

Richard Johnson
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Ruger announced the company is now selling “state compliant” versions of the AR-556 rifle. The new guns will lack some of the basic features of a common AR-15 rifle. Among the changes to this gun are:

  • reduced capacity magazine (10-rounds)
  • fixed length of pull stock (it retains an M-4 style look)
  • non-threaded barrel

According to Ruger, these rifles will be available to residents of the following states:

  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey

Ruger also states the rifle will be available for sale in the unincorporated US territory of Puerto Rico.

The suggested retail price of these state compliant rifles is $749 – the same as the MSRP on the full-featured guns.

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  • DataMatters DataMatters on Oct 24, 2015

    You know how I know this country ha completely lost its mind? Crap like that abomination! You can't ban technology. It doesn't work. It has never worked. It's just like when NASCAR started requiring restrictor plates on the air intakes to limit horsepower because too many cars were crashing on the big ovals--the technological speed limit was artificially set and the sport was never the same again. After that time, it was all complete bs and organizers started in with the bs marketing to replace the real deal (e.g. "keeping the pack tighter and making more competitive racing"). It didn't work.

    In this case, laws are trying to accomplish something that has never once been accomplished in all of human history, which is to put a genie back in its bottle.

    But I worry that humans never seem to learn or to be truly rational animals. We have these Cultural Marxist gun controllers who ignore reason and instead act using their lizard brains and there is no talking to them. All the while, they accuse non-gun-phobics of the same thing--being stubborn to the point of total gridlock. And yet, we're the ones who are right about technology and don't fear it. And we accept that bad things happen despite our best intentions. Banning things is not the way forward. Seeking enlightenment and well-being is the only true path.

    The Cultural Marxists must be defeated at all costs.

  • Jimbosticks Jimbosticks on Oct 24, 2015

    Alas, not a NY version?