Comment: Learn what militarized means.

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Learn what militarized means.

If having a weapon makes something militarized, then I'm militarized. It's ridiculous. Cops carry guns; there is no objective difference between a cop with a 9mm sub-gun and a drone with that same sub-gun killing an active shooter.

And yes, "military-grade" (a meaningless term, BTW) weapons are indeed necessary in dealing with modern criminals. Most murderers generally use tiny guns; active shooters don't.

Let me spell it out: this is not assassination, this is a tactical situation Rand is referring to - a firefight. I have no issue with the idea of a new weapons platform; it's been inevitable for a while.