No one needs to own an AK. There is absolutely NO reason to have one unless you are IN a war zone. Pistols, hunting rifles, whatever else- you can not efficiently use them to shoot up a school or club. They are good for protecting yourself and hunting animals; what more do you need? To be able to shoot up a school or club? For Christ's sake, it's all in the name. ASSAULT guns are for ASSAULTING. Pick up a good hand gun, learn how to use it, and you won't need to lose your balls worrying about heavy artillery again.