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The Need for Semi-Automatic "Assault" Weapons

ssmith576 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 7:36 AM
Speaking from the United Kingdom, We had riots over here, NO ONE could defend themselves, only people with guns were the rioters shooting at the police. It is also a matter of freedom being able to own an "Automatic / Semi-Automatic" firearm, I recall Eugene Stoner and Mikhail Kalashnikov meeting, Stoner turned up in his own jet, Kalashnikov looked like he got there by bus, Kalashnikov designed his gun by being Soviet army armourer,? Stoner I think was an individual working for private companies, The M16- format became the arm of the free world taking over from the F.N FAL type firearm, The Kalashikov became the weapon of choice of the terrorist states, given freely by the Russian satellite nations to support a communist world. Cont'

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...