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Nor should you really. ( I know, I know, sacrilege)
Sure, historically and all that, you're owed your guns, that's fine.
In contemporary society, the gun issue should be largely non existent. The USA is one of the only countries, outside of one's we deem either third world, or embroiled in civil war that has such open laws regarding gun possession.
It causes far more problems than it's ever solved and at this point it's really just rather silly that ANYBODY would WANT to have an automatic weapon for any purpose other than shooting at the range for sport. I don't mind gun ownership for those purposes.
The 'gun culture' in the US it's just so 19th century if you ask me.
Then again, I'm Canadian, the only time you see guns around these parts are on cops and when we go hunting.
What I would ask is that Americans realize the context in which that was written. That the founding fathers never imagined automatic weapons and grenade launchers. That had they had such things, the 2nd amendment would have probably been a whole lot more specific that it is now.
I'd like them, much like the religious, to stop using documents from hundreds of years ago to justify sound policy decisions in a modern society.
I see no need to have an Ar-15 for 'civilian' purposes. Other than collecting or sport shooting.
As for our discussion, do you guys think gun control is more of a safety issue, or our government's way of attempting to grab more power?
To all who are complaining about how I held the gun in the intro, do you also comment on movie threads about how irresponsible the actors handled their weapons in movies? If not, the "I shot Marvin in the face" scene from PULP FICTION is a good place to start.
How do you know I didn't triple check my weapon before we filmed the segment? Moreover, you'll notice I handled the gun appropriately when I actually fired it in the field.
Still, feel free to harp on that or weigh in on the actual subject matter of the video.