It is also worth noting that the development of these competitive target shooters from young ages, that become our military and law enforcement snipers, saving lives every day.
But I suppose if target shooters said "Go ahead and ban shotguns, I don't hunt;" Or, "Go ahead and outlaw the use of live birds in field trials, they don't need them," such logic would work for you like it works for them?
2) Regardless of whether you agree with it or not; Regardless of whether you like it or not, the genuine meaning of the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution was intended for the people to be able to protect themselves from the U.S. government in case it became tyrannical and attempts to take away the peoples' rights. It was not intended to protect hunters from having hunting rifles. The people are better armed with military style semi-autos than they are with hunting rifles and shotguns.