Originally Posted by LJJ
Yeah, but in that case it's exactly like you said.
It's not like a bunch of vigilantes armed with hunting rifles are no match for the US military, but give them AR-15's and they stand a chance.
and IF the Gov was really trying to take away our self defense against them they should go for HANDGUNS due to the fact that there are 1,000x more handgun owners than "assault rifle" owners...
which brings me back to the thread topic...assault rifles are not an issue in the US...HANDGUNS are.