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 SouthernDemocrat View Post
    Why not ban them anyway then if there are millions out there? If you ban the sell of them, then even to sell them in a private sale would be illegal. Most people do not like to engage in illegal gun transactions because they are worried that if they were caught they would lose all their guns, and people like their guns. So you would only have a tiny fraction of that on the black market. Moreover, everything wears out eventually. If you ban the sale of them, with every passing year there are a few less out there in private hands. Finally, being that few people had this crap 30 years ago, I can't imagine that there would be millions of them in private hands. I am a life long gun owner, yet I have never had the need or want for one. The vast majority of the people that I know that own guns own them for hunting purposes primarily.
    If you truly believe prohibition works, how do you feel about the Volstead act or this War on Drugs?
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    no. You cannot lose rights you do not have in the first place. There is no such thing as the right to have any weapon of your choice regardless of any other consideration. It simply does not exist.

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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    You have no credibility on this topic with anyone who understands it. that penis envy crap is the same nonsense the loony gun haters spew.
    Obviously touched a nerve here.
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    Obviously touched a nerve here.
    nope-we touched a nerve to cause you to spew something so childish and moronic.

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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Yes, for self defense
    Yes, for recreation and sport
    Yes, to perform my patriotic duty if the nation is invaded
    Yes, because it's my constitutional right

    I will own an AR-15 eventually

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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lachean View Post
    If you truly believe prohibition works, how do you feel about the Volstead act or this War on Drugs?
    Apples and oranges. You can't easily in mass grow or manufacture a high capacity magazine in your backyard or basement, thats why the war on drugs and prohibition was a total failure. There is a reason why LSD is much harder to come by than Pot or Meth is. LSD is difficult and complicated to manufactor, Pot can be grown in your basement and Meth can be made in your kitchen.
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Thats what it is. I looked at the Tommy gun...but I could get the whole set up for under 350 vs 1200 for the Tommy. It took about 19 minutes to get the thing completely railed and sighted. Ive gone through several bricks of ammo...my wife, kids, even one of the grandkids. Never had a single problem. Very happy with it.
    I might need to pick one up. I have one of their handguns, not super happy with it, but have heard the carbines are nice.
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    Apples and oranges. You can't easily in mass grow or manufacture a high capacity magazine in your backyard or basement, thats why the war on drugs and prohibition was a total failure. There is a reason why LSD is much harder to come by than Pot or Meth is. LSD is difficult and complicated to manufactor, Pot can be grown in your basement and Meth can be made in your kitchen.
    The reasons why prohibition doesn't work are the same, and unless you can convince all owners in the world to melt them down you're dealing with a product that is easily maintained and not consumed like drugs are.
    Haymarket's "support" of the 2nd Amendment, a right he believes we never had.
    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    no. You cannot lose rights you do not have in the first place. There is no such thing as the right to have any weapon of your choice regardless of any other consideration. It simply does not exist.

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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Would you own an assault Rifle? Why?

    I voted no, I have no need. Being afraid of one's own shadow, is the only reason I can think of why someone would have an assault rifle.
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    Obviously touched a nerve here.
    It has nothing to do with nerves, and everything to do with stupid assertions.
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    Re: Why would you own an assault rifle?

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    Why not ban them anyway then if there are millions out there? If you ban the sell of them, then even to sell them in a private sale would be illegal. Most people do not like to engage in illegal gun transactions because they are worried that if they were caught they would lose all their guns, and people like their guns. So you would only have a tiny fraction of that on the black market. Moreover, everything wears out eventually. If you ban the sale of them, with every passing year there are a few less out there in private hands. Finally, being that few people had this crap 30 years ago, I can't imagine that there would be millions of them in private hands. I am a life long gun owner, yet I have never had the need or want for one. The vast majority of the people that I know that own guns own them for hunting purposes primarily.
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    rather than assert that he has no basis to interject that argument
    why not explain for us why his proposal is unrealistic
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