There are several reasons.
2. Target Shooting
3. Good barter and trade value if the SHTF
4. Also use for obtaining food anytime
5. Quieter Round regarding detection *Especially with Suppressors
6. Value and ease of storage in quantity
The Constitution is not an instrument for the Government to restrain the people. It is an instrument for the people to restrain the Government!
Today, we need a nation of Minutemen, citizens who are not only prepared to take arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as the basic purpose of their daily life and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom."
-- John F. Kennedy