Yes, because civilians absolutely, positively need free access to machine guns.
Gotta go hunting with an M-16, don’t ya know. Just going in with enough firepower to protect ourselves from the Howitzer wielding grizzly bears. Yessiree bob.
Gun rights are not about needing it for hunting or anything else. It’s about having the right to keep and bear arms. Why shouldn’t responsible citizenry have access to the same weapons as the military? That *was* the spirit of the Second Amendment after all.