A video posted on Twitter by USA Today seems to imply that gun owners are attaching active “chainsaw bayonets” to the end of AR-15 rifles.
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) November 8, 2017
The video also shows an “underbarrel 12-gauge shotgun” being attached to the rifle.
Firearm enthusiasts and media personalities were quick to point out the far-fetched modification, which people have used to fuel stereotypes against the gun industry and gun owners, particularly in the wake of mass shootings.
no background check required, can you believe it pic.twitter.com/ZXGoxqYC1c
— Christopher Ingraham (@_cingraham) November 8, 2017
— Jerry Dunleavy (@JerryDunleavy) November 8, 2017
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