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The Need for Semi-Automatic "Assault" Weapons

2ndAmendmentFollower Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 5:06 PM
You my friend are the one that is ignorant or another thread troll. The constitution is a living breathing document that understood that technologies would change. Its not the tool of defense that is important its the fact that it gave us the right to defend ourselves.

By now, we’ve heard the argument about semi-automatic "assault" rifles: nobody needs one. We’ve heard the only reason why someone would obtain this kind of weapon is so they can kill people, which is far from the truth. We’ve also heard the argument from both the Left and the Right that a pistol is how someone protects their home.

"I really don’t know why people need assault weapons. I’m not a hunter but I understand people who want to hunt," Republican Rep. Peter King said on Morning Joe earlier this week. "I understand people who live in rough neighborhoods...