A fews days ago I posted a statement that gun type should be restricted and purposeful. Matt Caron has kindly give me (and y'all) a primer on hunting and weapons used. Very helpful to understand an issue that is so often debated in the absence of facts. Please do take the time to read his comments.
Update: Matt has posted an updated version of his comments to his own blog at A primer on what constitutes "common" firearms in various market segments.