In response to:

Why Does Anyone Need to Read About Celebrities?

dahni Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 10:50 AM
I tend to agree that local armed militias was the intent of the 2nd Amendment; but at a time when no one, including the government, had anything other than huge cannons or single shot rifles to use in war. Unless one has some pretty powerful guns today they won't last long against the modern soldier.

Having given up on trying to persuade Americans that taking guns away from law-abiding citizens will reduce the murder rate, Democrats have turned to their usual prohibitionary argument: "Why does anyone need (an assault weapon, a 30-round magazine, a semiautomatic, etc., etc.)?"

Phony conservative Joe Manchin, who won his U.S. Senate seat in West Virginia with an ad showing him shooting a gun, said, "I don't know anyone (who) needs 30 rounds in a clip."

CNN's Don Lemon, who does not fit the usual profile of the avid hunter and outdoorsman, demanded, "Who needs an assault rifle to go...