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The Need for Semi-Automatic "Assault" Weapons

Marie150 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 4:46 PM
In New Orleans before and after Katrina if you lived in certain neighborhoods there was no police protection. I have heard the same thing about Chicago. They figure the bad guys will just kill each other. No loss. Except for innocent children and elderly caught in crossfire.
Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 4:52 PM
the police in NO confiscated firearms and left the people defenseless.
SpiritInterface Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 5:03 PM
That is one of the BIG reasons that Oath Keepers was formed.
Marie150 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 4:47 PM
Read the obituaries and see.

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...