As a spin off of a couple of "gun threads" I think it's important to show some of the legal uses that the eeeevil semi-auto rifle can be used for. It just so happens that a very fast-growing, safe, and (dare I say) "fun" sports uses semi-auto rifles, pistols and short-barrelled shotguns.

It's called "Three-gun" and it's a blast. (pun intended) And it's one of many legal and responsible uses of firearms. Here are some links:

Cavalry Arms 3Gun Match Report 2005 - THR

DEMIGOD LLC Gun Writing

Firearms aren't for hunting. Firearms are for putting the power, and responsibility for life and death into the hands of ordinary citizens.