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FinnSum November 7th, 2017 12:24am

Should a US Citizen be allowed to own a machine gun and why?

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susannr Colorado
11/07/17 4:43 pm

Because I’m a total moron with itty-bitty penis ....πŸ˜†

Radon Parts Unknown
11/07/17 10:11 am

The entire reason the second amendment says bear arms rather than any specific weapon was for this exact reason. They knew that different weapons were coming. They wanted the people to own whatever the government would be holding.

ItsYourBoy Roman Empire
11/07/17 6:53 am

Yes because the 2nd Amendment

Mackinaw Wolverine State, est.1837
11/07/17 3:10 am

Yes, to protect their civil liberties and their communities from their greatest threat, their own government.

TheBlackKnight Eclipse
11/06/17 10:31 pm

No. Why on earth would any citizen need a machine gun? The right to bear arms does not mean “the right to have all guns at an arm’s reach at all times.”

Kamden popular revolt
11/07/17 4:38 am

I don't believe that specificity was ever outlined in the ole 2nd.

11/06/17 10:00 pm

No American is responsible enough

PointB Libertarian Centrist
11/06/17 6:41 pm

Yes, but with even heavier restrictions than we have right now. Any old Joe can apply for a weapon license like that with fairly little extra paperwork, so I believe paperwork should be increased to a more reasonable amount. Machine guns are important against defending from tyranny though.

markm72 Cornwall,PA
11/06/17 7:57 pm

Under current federal law, you have to undergo an FBI background check, register the gun with the BATF, and pay a $200 transfer tax. From what I've read, the process takes at least 6 to 8 months.

knetzere Illinois
11/06/17 8:15 pm

And they cost $10k plus which puts them out of reach from at least 80% of the population to just pop down to Wally and buy

Kamden popular revolt
11/06/17 6:17 pm

To protect against tyranny and because freedom

doober72 Vidalia, Ga.
11/06/17 6:13 pm

Yes, for the same reason I can own a car that goes 175 mph. American freedom!πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

TheBlackKnight Eclipse
11/06/17 10:31 pm

There’s a difference between a fast car and a machine gun...

ARMinarchist Arkansas
11/07/17 2:28 am

Yeah. Cars kill far more people than guns.

TheMadScientist the mad laboratory
11/06/17 5:26 pm

Because organic guns are lame.