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What does SAR stand for?

SAR stands for Semi-Automatic Rifle (weapon)

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The haul also included a muzzle-loading shotgun, handed in by an 86-yearold man who said it had belonged to his grandfather, a late Victorian pocket revolver and an M1 semi-automatic rifle of the type issued to American GIs in the Second World War.
Some more unusual weapons were also handed in, including a World War Two semi-automatic rifle and a shotgun within a walking stick, which is believed to have been used by the gentry to shoot grass snakes.
John Koletas of the Grace Baptist Church in Troy told local media that he's showing support for Second Amendment rights, gun owners and hunters by giving away the brand new Smith & Wesson M&P semi-automatic rifle, a weapon similar to the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six staff members at Newtown, Conn.
A: Quoting United States Code Title Chapter 44 [section] 922(r), the BATF website states: "It shall be unlawful for any person to assemble from imported parts any semi-automatic rifle or any shotgun which is identical to any rifle or shotgun prohibited from importation under section 925 (d)(3) of this chapter as not being particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes.
The killer, dressed in black and armed with a semi-automatic rifle and hand gun, began his deadly spree in Santa Monica by shooting his father and brother at their home on Friday.