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The Need for Semi-Automatic "Assault" Weapons

MoonYogert Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 11:31 AM
That is all sweet but if you break into a home then you are prepared to die and if you are prepared to die then you are prepared to kill. It is not my intention to scare off an intruder. I want that POS dead where he stands. He can never harm anyone else after that. Problem solved...simple...effective.

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...