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Tell me again why we need Semi-Automatic Rifles?

Is it me?


WHY ARE PEOPLE SO DEAD SET ON KEEPING SEMI-AUTOMATICS READILY AVAILABLE?


Perhaps it takes a bigger brain than mine to get this:

These are plenty of choices for me... but that's just my opinion.

These are plenty of choices for me… but that’s just my opinion.

I dearly LOVE guns, but I guess I just think that would be one thing I could be flexible on if it meant less circulation of them to be grabbed up legally or otherwise by kooks wanting to be Bad Rambo.  A single shot handgun does give the target more time to save themselves.

I’ve grown up with guns in the house and shooting guns them my whole life…  I was taught very strictly how to respect them, and how to shoot them.

They are the great equalizer, and I have had more nights than I can count where I was able to get to sleep because I had my hand on my gun under my pillow.

I would never consider hunting an animal, but I love them for self-protection and target practice, and I get a total rush out of being a crack shot.  I would have no problem using one to defend myself.

I also think the world would definitely be safer if the crazies had to EXPECT most people had a gun handy. Seriously… wouldn’t they find a less lethal way to get attention?

I just don’t get the assault rifle appeal, personally, as much as I imagine it’s like the coolest video game ever. I like a feeling of EXTREME CONTROL over my shooting. Fast is just not an item for me.

Having said all that, I did hear an interview recently where someone said people do indeed hunt with them, and who am I to tell someone they can’t have fun in the style to which they’ve become accustomed to handling RESPONSIBLY?


What do you think?

 


A.C. Armstrong

One Comment

  1. Tell me why we need electricity running water automobiles phones television plastic so on and so on; all of which the human race survived without for thousands of years and then you will have answered your own question.

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