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at New Town? 4 hand guns did all the damage?
Did I hear correct on that news?
If so, where do we go now?
This post was edited by sec13graphics 18 months ago
"...an economy hampered by restrictive tax rates will never produce enough jobs or enough profits" JFK
Ban all bullets?
Cry Havoc; and let slip the dogs of war!
Newtown is not the only problem. Because it was so many kids at one time it hit an emotional chord, but we need some regulations regardless.
However, a Bushmaster (banned as an assault rifle under our previous law banning assault rifles) with 30 round clips was recovered from the culprit.
The British approach. That would go over like a lead balloon here.
I like it.
It is bold and outside of the box thinking.
Let's do it.
It feels like we want to chop our own balls off and give everything over to the government. What would happen if the gubment overstepped their authority and decided to run this country as a police state? How would you feel if by some improbable event a menace threatens your family inside your own home nd you can't do anything about it except call 911 and hope they are able to respond in time. How would the population defend itself and/or retain the ability to fight back against an already power hungry authority? I feel sorry for the families that lost loved ones due to some crazy idiot, but that doesn't mean the vast majority of us should be controlled like little kids. We are opening the doors for the dipshits in office to watch every step we make and deny us the ability to think for ourselves. We keep giving the government the power to control our lives and it's going to bite us in the ass big time one day. Maybe not tomorrow, maybe not this century, but one day it will and we'll be sorry we ever gave it over to them so willingly.
I don't like violence, I hate the fuckers who think killing a bunch of innocent people makes a point, but I don't think creating laws upon laws upon laws solves a damn thing. No I don't think people should be running around with fully automatic weapons, but sometimes we need to accept that life isn't fair and shit happens.
I gave you a downvote!
Feelings get hurt, best not to have any!
Back to square one, where we will perpetually stay on this complicated and important civil liberties issue.
Join the fight for YOUR liberty!
Agree with you on a lot of stuff bud, but we part ways on this one.
The thought of our government banning small arms is scary as f@ck. The fact that half the country has basically bought into this bs is even scarier.
I'm not really for banning bullets.
I do think the 2nd Amendment has been warped into something very strange that no longer really makes sense (based on the wording of the amendment), but the reality is that guns have been such a part of the culture of this country for 200+ years that we aren't going to see people lose the right to bear arms.
Yea, let's ban all 300 million that already exist.
Or something that provides food for the table, entertainment and history for the enthusiast.
Sometimes I think you're deliberately retarded.
Well, when your President parades around little kids (and their messages) as a political ploy, what do you expect? We are allowing the emotion and rationale of children to dictate our decision making.
If the President said nothing, don't you believe there would be empathy for those children and teachers anyway? Of course, if Obama had not paid enough attention to children in this situation, people on the right would be slamming him for that.
The President can say whatever he wants. He usually does. But surrounding himself with children all the time and hugging them on stage is a publicity stunt. It's scary considering the context and how children have been used historically to strip people's liberty.
Has anybody noticed that none of the mainstream media are carrying this story? Wow...just shows they have their own agenda.
Eh, maybe we spoke too soon on this one...
What story? Children surrounding the President? I do not believe most people consider that a story.
No, the story that an assault rifle was not used. Like I said, I spoke too soon. MSM are probably not covering the story because it isn't true, at least according to certain reports.
Ahh. You posted the "maybe we spoke too soon" as I was typing my response to your previous post.
I had posted above that the premise of this thread is a mistake. So, I thought you would already realize that. An exerpt from a post of mine above:
Maybe he should have as much concern for our children as he does himself, congressmen, Governors, etc. They protect them with guns. We protect our children with a sign that says it is a gun free zone and then call for someone with a gun when an emergency arises.
FYI, there is a difference between paying attention to our children and using them as a prop.
Comparing the need for protection by elected officials to average people makes no sense. They are much more likely targets. We do not call people with assault rifles filled with 30 round magazines when emergencies arise. We also call people that have had extensive background checks and have had extensive training with their guns, not random citizens. Also, emergencies are rare by definition. Having a gun for long periods of time with no emergency increases the likelihood of a problem with the gun with no benefit during those times while the need is only for a brief period of time, if at all.
During an emergency, we may need to use a nuclear weapon. I do not want random citizens to have access to nuclear weapons.
"GUN FREE ZONE" translated into psycho:
Come on in...no one here gonna stop you!
Report showed that the Colorado gunman bypassed several other, closer movie theaters to get to the one he did the shooting at. Of the seven closest theaters, there were four theaters closer. But the one he chose was the ONLY ONE with a Gun Free Zone policy.
My kids heard the commercial of the kids reading their letters on the radio...their question, "Daddy, why did they make those kids read those letters?"
At 10 and 6, even they saw through it as a manipulative ploy.
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