I'm willing to give up a little of my freedom to save the lives of innocent people. I'm willing to have the US Congress pass laws banning the ownership of automatic weapons, despite the 2nd amendment. If that requires modifying the amendment, so be it. I'm not concerned about the slippery slope; I'd rather err on the side of saving our children.

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I believe strongly in our freedom to possess firearms. It's not only about the ability to hunt. We all know you don't need automatic weapons for that purpose. It's about the freedom to protect yourself if you believe you need firearms to do so. I get it. I don't possess any firearms and I don't want to live my life that way. But others can, and they can own guns as long as they're not automatic weapons. So yes, I'll give up that freedom.