The New York Times is out with a new article today on AR-15s claiming that they have the same “firepower typically used by US infantry troops.”

Well, that’s true. But as Ben Shapiro points out below, that same “firepower” is common in lots of popular sport rifles:

As Shapiro notes, this would be like saying, “The engine in your car uses the same mechanics as the engines in US military vehicles”:

The details matter here:

And many hunting rifles are more powerful than what the infantry uses:

Not to mention, it’s not the AR-15 that’s the problem:

Oh, no … we get what liberals really want:

Bingo. It’s not just the AR-15s liberals want to take — that’s just what they say out loud — it’s all semi-automatic guns: