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The Need for Semi-Automatic "Assault" Weapons

Trublu Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 3:49 PM
How green is my gun....With my gun I hunt deer, duck and turkey. The game I kill and eat is completely home grown and organic. My gun has a much smaller carbon foot print than a cattle, chicken or hog operations. My gun allows me to gather sustenance from nature. My gun is eco-friendly. Shouldn't liberals cheer my green gun.

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...