Arkansans weigh in as AR-style rifles again lead debate

Posted: March 2, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

A Smith & Wesson M&P 15 Sport rifle, the company’s version of the AR-15, sits in a store in New Castle, Pa.

Another U.S. mass killing has again thrust a popular class of semi-automatic rifles into a national debate, which continues to rage two weeks after authorities said a gunman used an AR-15-style rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school.

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