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Sat Jan 5, 2013, 06:36 PM

Most, if not all, of the NRA supporter arguments I have read [View all]

seem to be self-contradictory and/or contradict each other.

For instance, I keep reading/hearing that the previous AWB targeted weapons' features that were cosmetic and didn't really serve any purpose. If that were true, then why argue against them? Further, when someone listed some of the features that were bannde (claiming it was all of them, but actually left off many features) I listed one purpose for each of them. However, I only listed a secondary purpose for flash suppressors. This prompted another NRA supporter to "correct" me and listed the primary purpose of a flash suppressor. Which completely demolished the "cosmetic" argument since he admitted it actually had a purpose.

However, I really don't care what KIND of gun you use, what matters to me is magazine capacity. I posted a thread saying that I saw no need for a capacity more than 3, although I would be willing to compromise.

One of the most common arguments I read for high capacity mags argued that even trained professionals actually had very low hit rates. Well, if these guns are so ineffective in the hands of trained professionals, that pretty much destroys any argument that they would be useful in the hands of civilians.

So, to sum up my personal opinion:
If you need more than a single shot when hunting, then you suck as a hunter.
If you like target shooting, then go to a shooting range.
For protection, guns are pretty much useless as defense and only increase the probability of innocents being shot. Limiting mag capacity makes much more sense because most shooters are stopped while reloading.

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