I somewhat doubt you are a veteran. If you were, you would understand that the Second Amendment goes far past home defense. It was put in place to allow citizens to ward off oppressive government. Any law-abiding citizen should be able to own any type firearm he wants, including military style. Even these would not be very effective against a well-armed military force, but semi-automatic AK with a 30 round magazine or a 100 round drum on an SKS is a lot better than a hunting or plinking rifle. Not many are going to use a high-powered rifle for home defense. That's what handguns with fragmentation ammo is for, so put your mind at ease.
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