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The Need for Semi-Automatic "Assault" Weapons

VonGeist Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 4:55 PM
You really don't get it do you? Our gun rights are all that stands between us and tyranny. Barack Hussein Obama is an anti-American traitor. He resents the success of this country and he is set on bringing it to its knees. He is determined to change America into a third world socialist oligarchy and people like you are too blinded by all the freebies to see the truth.

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...