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Why Do We Need High Capacity Magazines? To Stop the Bad Guys

tnmccoy Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 12:46 PM
Katy, when the 2nd Amendment was first confirmed, the Government had muskets, knives, and cannon balls. The people had muskets and knives. These days, the Government has all sorts of high tech materiel. Consequently, we the people need our guaranteed right to bear arms with NO restrictions other than the obvious: individuals don't need mortars, high tech jets, aircraft carriers, nuclear bombs or the like. But, we should have easy access to those weapons to protect ourselves, our families, and our homes from the Government and all threats. We need equal opportunity. So, these Liberal idiots who claim the 2nd Amendment only covers muskets are all wet. [continued]
Jeff2422 Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 12:55 PM
The muskets, knives and cannon argument is a rather selective one for silly liberals. Under that train of thought, then the Bill of Rights is locked-into the technoolgical, financial and social understandings of the time which misses the point of the reason for the Bill of Rights. Under that reasoning, then liberals cannot argue for abortion, loose obscenity laws, appointed counsel, etc. It is really disengenousl for any liberal to make the musket, knives, and cannon arguement.

* Editors note: TOWNHALL News Editor Katie Pavlich is participating in a multi-day firearms training course at the Gunsite Academy in Paulden, Arizona. Stay tuned for daily dispatches. This is the fifth dispatch. As the dispatches accumulate, they'll all be available here.

PAULDEN, Ariz. - Much of the recent gun control debate around the country has been centered around “high capacity magazines,” which begs the question, just how many rounds of ammunition should a law abiding citizen be legally capable of putting into their gun? The answer is, as many rounds as it takes to stop a violent...