View Poll Results: Would you own an assault Rifle? Why?

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  • No! Only crazies own assault rifles.

    15 11.11%
  • No, they are too expensive!

    7 5.19%
  • No, no need to.

    41 30.37%
  • Yes, for self defense

    44 32.59%
  • Yes, for recreation and sport

    52 38.52%
  • Yes, to perform my patriotic duty if the nation is invaded

    43 31.85%
  • Yes, because it's my constiutional right

    45 33.33%
  • Yes, because I'm one of the CRAZIES!!! hahahahaha

    15 11.11%
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    when you figure out what a real assault rifle is get back to me. YOu again confuse assault rifles with the idiotic cosmetically based term "assault weapon"
    I am asking you what is the big deal about the Mexican drug cartel getting access to assault rifles, if they are only "cosmetically different" than legal guns?

    Can you answer that or not?
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    it never got before the supreme court
    As I said, the ban on assault rifles was never found to be unconstitutional.
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    As I said, the ban on assault rifles was never found to be unconstitutional.
    true-it never made it up

    it was going to sunset


    but under Heller and McDOnald, I doubt a ban would survive

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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    I am asking you what is the big deal about the Mexican drug cartel getting access to assault rifles, if they are only "cosmetically different" than legal guns?

    Can you answer that or not?
    Real assault rifles are fully automatic-hardly cosmetic

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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    TD, enjoy, I gotta check out of this one, the insanity and repetitiveness has just gone on far too long. Keep the faith.
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    I went back and checked and you did say million mom march. I thought you said million man march. I apologize for my mistake.
    Why would you own an assault rifle?-sanford-jpg..........
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    Real assault rifles are fully automatic-hardly cosmetic

    "The government said Thursday that 68,000 guns recovered by Mexican authorities in the past five years have been traced back to the United States."

    "Mexican President Felipe Calderon said the U.S. government has not done enough to stop the flow of assault weapons and other guns from the U.S. to Mexico."

    "Mexican law enforcement officials report that certain types of rifles such as AK variants with detachable magazines are being used more frequently by drug trafficking organizations, ATF said in a news release."

    ATF: Mexico seized 68,000 guns made in or imported to United States since 2006 - CBS News



    Why do you suppose the Mexican drug cartel prefers the AK variants with detachable magazines?
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    Real assault rifles are fully automatic-hardly cosmetic
    The AR 15 that the shooter used in the relevant case is considered an "assault rifle" for largely cosmetic reasons, however.
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    "The government said Thursday that 68,000 guns recovered by Mexican authorities in the past five years have been traced back to the United States."

    "Mexican President Felipe Calderon said the U.S. government has not done enough to stop the flow of assault weapons and other guns from the U.S. to Mexico."

    "Mexican law enforcement officials report that certain types of rifles such as AK variants with detachable magazines are being used more frequently by drug trafficking organizations, ATF said in a news release."

    ATF: Mexico seized 68,000 guns made in or imported to United States since 2006 - CBS News



    Why do you suppose the Mexican drug cartel prefers the AK variants with detachable magazines?
    Probably semi-automatic.
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by MarineTpartier View Post
    Why would you own an assault rifle?-sanford-jpg..........
    give credit where credit is due=that puts him ahead of a bunch of other posters-right or left-in my book

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