Re: when and where was your !st encounter with the m1 garand
1958. Fort Jackson, SC. I hated the damn thing. Loved the MI Carbine and the 1911 that I carried later.
ue"]If gun laws in fact worked, the sponsors of this type of legislation should have no difficulty drawing upon long lists of examples of crime rates reduced by such legislation. That they cannot do so after a century and a half of trying -- " Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah)[/COLOR]