“The transfer of such a large number of weapons — 87,310 M1 Garands and 770,160 M1 Carbines — could potentially be exploited by individuals seeking firearms for illicit purposes,” the spokesman told FoxNews.com.
“We are working closely with our Korean allies and the U.S. Army in exploring alternative options to dispose of these firearms.”
Yeah, because ALL the gangbangers just love the idea of having a three-and-a-half foot long nine-and-a-half pound rifle stuck down their baggy pants leg...
Utter bullshit, we and they know it and they don't care; all they care about is keeping honest citizens from having them. Them and any other firearm they can screw with the ownership of.