ought to be doing? I desire the best for my neighbors good... they watch out for me and I in turn watch out for them. Peaceable solutions need to come before there is an outbreak of madness... but do not allow law abiding citizens their due right and obligation to protect themselves or their neighbor. The issue of assault weapons is a bogus one when you consider that any weapon intended to be used to harm another is in effect an assault weapon. This argument has hindered the the underlying causes of mental/civil instability.