Dec 13, 2012
commented on Seattle Times Puts Our Nation's Gun Culture in "Perspective"
So, when was the last mass stabbing or mass bludgeoning?
Using a gun that can squeeze off hundreds of rounds per second is a little different than chucking a brick at one person and MAYBE giving them a concussion.
The entire purpose of an assault rifle or a hand gun is to kill people with maximum ease. That's it. Self defense or not, they're for killing people really, really quickly. The case can be made for hunting rifles, but every American does not need a hand gun. Every American does not need an AR-15 assault rifle. Every American does not need a machine whose sole purpose is to efficiently blow people's brains out before they've had a chance to think about how maybe that's not such a good--BANG!