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Jesse Jackson: Semi-Automatics Can Be Used to Shoot Down Airplanes, Matter of National Security

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<p>The Rev. Jesse Jackson appeared on Fox News and said that semi-automatic firearms can be used to shoot down airplanes and are a matter of national security.&nbsp;</p><p>"These semi-automatic weapons- these assault weapons- can only kill people. And in fact, they're threats of national security. I would now (<span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; font-weight: bold;">unintelligible</span>) the young man who did the killing in Aurora, CO with the arsenal&nbsp;that he had. He was right near the airport, right near the runways of the airport in Denver. He could shoot down airplanes so this is a matter of Homeland Security as well," Jackson said.</p>