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The Need for Semi-Automatic "Assault" Weapons

conservative_one Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 10:39 AM
Why would ANYONE need a gun then? We all know that is where this is eventually going to go. ***"Why have ANY GUNS?"*** AFTERALL - JUST CALL THE POLICE IF THERE IS TROUBLE! Right? Liberals and mostly Democrats want our guns? Why? CONTROL! I own guns, but I never use them for crime. Gosh, how can that be??? HUH? Ask your self this question. Do you trust Obama, Biden, Cuomo, Pelosi, decide about your gun ownership? Do you??? They are ignorant, corrupt, nasty rotten politicians. Nothing more. They don't care about the Constitution or anything else. Just raw political power!

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...