Originally posted by EarthlingSpelunker
Anything capable of being used to attack or harm another person or target is an 'assault' weapon.
The question is not what semantics can be used to protect weapons designed only to kill, but what weapons facilitate death dealing the most;
guns being very high on any such list.
That, and why the ability to deal death in an instant should be in the hands of the unpredictable proletariat.
Spoken like someone who needs a Nanny State to take care of him/her.
No thanks. I'm an adult, and until they make a cop that fits in my holster, I'll pass on "gun control".
The government has done a piss-poor job preventing tragedies like this in the past; their track record shows that these types of events cannot be
circumvented by any amount of laws; furthermore, the police have no obligation to swoop in to your rescue.
I have a good feeling no one screaming for the banning of guns has been the victim, or have any loved ones that have been the victim, of any type of
Until you come to grips with the fact that, cold-blooded evil really does exist in this world, you are living in a pixie-dust laden fantasyland, where
Uncle Sugar will tuck you into bed at night, provide you free health care, and send you a welfare check every month.
It's pretty simple, really. Bad people can, and will, harm you, whether you "believe" in guns or not.
Next time one of you crybabies gets attacked, robbed, or assailed, be sure to tell the offending party, who most likely laughs at firearms laws, that
you simply think "guns are bad". When said dirtbag draws down on you, ask him if he'll give you a second to dial the police.