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I owned a pistol in my early years, but as soon as my children were able to crawl, I made the decision to sell it. I do not see the reason for assault rifles or pistols with high-capacity ammo clips or super high-firing rates. These types of weapons should be available only
I know a world-be disaster survivalist who has a laser-sighted M-16, an Uzi, and a number of Glock-style pistols in his home with over 10,000 rounds of ammo. I asked him what he would do if his home caught fire and firefighters got mowed down by all that exploding ammo. What about the neighbors and children?
I believe all new weapons sold to the public should be capable of holding a maximum of 10 rounds, and that they have keyed slots for ammo clips that would prevent the use of older high-capacity clips. Assault-style weapons are for those who want to play soldier. We have a good outlet for those desires in the military, the reserves, or law enforcement. They are no good for hunting and while they are fun to shoot, they are not necessary for hunting or protection.
It is time to come together, revisit the issue, and make the necessary changes that will reduce the carnage. Too many lives are being snuffed out unnecessarily. We can make sensible changes: If only a few lives
Larry J. Ottolini