“Assault weapons” has not snagged enough support for these people, so, the new talking point term is “weapons of war”.
And so here we are, in all reality, at war with these Islamic terrorists who declared war on us, so, the administration and others insist we be unarmed in this war.
Plain and simple:
Or, in lib terms they can understand:
Hey, if it had “the compass in the stock and this thing which tells time” it could and would destroy the universe!!!