COLUMN: AK vs. AR? It's hard to pick a favorite

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Fran Misantone, owner of The Bullet Hole Gun Shop, holds an AR-15 and Lee Williams, Herald-Tribune gun writer, holds an AK-47.STAFF PHOTO / MIKE LANG
By Lee Williams

Published: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 1:32 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 1:32 p.m.

Just when I thought the battle was over, it started again.

I was standing in line at a grocery store when I saw it — a special “AR vs. AK” publication from a national gun magazine. One is the most-produced weapon in the world. The other has become “America’s Rifle.” Which one is better?

Long a guaranteed argument-starter among mall ninjas and chairborne …read more