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The Need for Semi-Automatic "Assault" Weapons

alopekos teumesios Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 5:56 PM
Thirty years ago was the beginning of the Third Reich? Did you just step out of a time machine?
farpstabber1 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 9:31 PM
In addition to being a little weak on history, spit in the face seems to be suffering from "post hoc ergo propter hoc" (after that, therefore because of that").
deprogramming services Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 6:01 PM

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...