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The Need for Semi-Automatic "Assault" Weapons

Slicker Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 3:54 PM
To all good citizens of concern....The best defense weapon (for home protection) is a shot-gun bar-non...You can have all the pistols, Assult-weapons, and C-4 you can get your hands on and can handle, but you don't have to be an experience weapon handler to use a pistol-type handle or regulation shot-gun that they make today......believe you me its been a proven fact (check it out) my good-people, this is the only sure way to protect you and yours.............From a ardent outdoorsman and hunter from the far-west.................

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...