Originally Posted by jason_iowa
Some want to get rid of anything that is not a "hunting" firearm.
They only want that because they believe that the Evil Black Rifles are the source of the problem.
If we made a machine tomorrow that would vaporize every semi-auto rifle in America, "those people" would only be happy until the next nutjob shot up a room with a bolt-action, because it was all he could get, and then "they" would ban those.
Make no mistake, it's the Slippery Slope... or "Creeping Incrementalism", if you prefer... and it won't stop until we're at the bottom.
There's two types of Antis. The intentional and the clueless along for the ride.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.