Who Says An AR-15 Isn’t For Self-Defense?

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bearing Arms

Critics of the AR-15 and similar rifles tend to claim such weapons serve no valid civilian purpose. They argue these are “weapons of war” and think the only purpose for such firearms is to kill people.

However, a case in North Carolina would suggest something different.

It started with a self-defense shooting where a 17-year-old assailant fired at another 17-year-old who returned fire and killed his attacker. That should have been the end of it.

It wasn’t.

The other two masked men have been arrested. Investigators met with the District Attorney on Thursday morning. They determined that the shooting was in self-defense.

The family of the teen who defended himself received death threats. And then a relative of the 17-year-old suspect who was killed approached the property.

A man at the house who is a relative of the teen who was the robbery target, drove up to the edge

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