March 03, 2013
"Why does anyone need a high-capacity magazine for their pistol? Why does anybody need an AR-15?"
Questions like that have become common talking points by the gun-grabbers, and I find them extremely annoying. I dislike them because they are palming a card. They've hidden an assumption in there, and it isn't valid.
I can't have anything unless I can prove I need it? Since when? So now is it the case that everything which isn't provably necessary is instead forbidden? Baloney!
I own lots of things that I don't need. It's called "Freedom"; I don't have to ask permission from my betters to buy things, and I don't have to offer justification for doing so. It's nobody's business but my own if I buy things I don't need, as long as I don't rob a bank to get the money I spend.
Even if nobody needs an AR-15, the simple fact that they want one is sufficient. That's not grounds to ban sales of AR-15's. And the same goes for high capacity pistol magazines and all the other stuff the gun-grabbers are trying to ban. None of us are required to prove a need in order to buy things; we never have been and we damned well shouldn't be now.
The only possible answer to those rhetorical questions is "Who cares?"
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