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The Need for Semi-Automatic "Assault" Weapons

Drew fm Downey2 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 10:31 PM
"...When politicians and gun grabbers tell us we “don’t need” semi-automatic, "assault," or "military style" weapons, they don’t know what they’re talking about." But, Katy, Piers Morgan told us that, and he knows stuff! Plus, he's so erudite, what with his wonderful British accent.

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...