Sure, the second amendment is fundamental to preserving our rights as Americans, but what the hell does that have to do with assault rifles and semi autos?
Well you sure as heck aren’t going to defend yourself against a tyrannical government with 4 or 5 round bolt action rifles when they have machine guns!
The true intent of the 2nd amendment escapes you, sir/ma’am.
RPG's are arms, as are precision guided munitions and landmines. Do you have an exclusive right to those? Were your liberties stripped when the gov't made it illegal for you to store C4 in your basement?
That was all legal until 1934!! Yes, liberty was stripped when those became illegal….absolutely!
There is a major problem with the logic of extending laws that were designed for muskets and bayonets, and applying them into any damn thing that you please. If this law is not applicable for hand grenades, why should it be applicable for semi-autos?
There is no logic problem on my end, sir. You are the one trying to tell people what they can and can’t own based on your own preferences. Who died and left you in charge (or the fed)?
Semi-autos and assault rifles are TOOLS OF WAR. They have NO PLACE among civilization, and whatever sick and obsolete twist of law that got them here in the first place needs to be IMMEDIATELY AMENDED. There is absolutely no legitimate use for them outside the theatre of war.
There is a use for them. They are excellent for sport shooting and self defense. You may have no use for one, and you are free to NOT BUY ONE, but don’t tell me what I need or don’t need. I’m a grown man….I’ll make that determination, thank you!
Unless you're living in Afghanistan, you shouldn't have them in your house, neither should I, and neither should the damn police for that matter. Because, regardless of the owner, regardless of how they are stored, they are and always will be a LEGITIMATE AND EXIGENT DANGER TO THE COMMUNITY.
Guns are inanimate object and pose no danger at all. Some people pose a danger! The government agrees with that (for now) because all of the things you described CAN be owned by civilians who are licensed by the ATF and state (machine guns, grenades, C4, etc.)!
What are you so afraid of?