Nothing wrong with guns...BUT they need to be registered and regulated,just like automobiles or pharmaceticals that can be lethal if used for purposes other than they are intended for.
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It's bad people who use guns to kill, so let's just make sure the people who win them don't have a record or mental problems.
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1 American dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose and from a gun every 17 minutes..that puts things in some kind of perspective...and you are 25 times more likely to be killed by your own gun than a strangers...treat every gun as it was loaded and never point it at a person unless you intend to use it...and of course don't mix alcohol and firearms like the government does, with the ATF : )
Nothing wrong with people...BUT they need to be registered and regulated,just like automobiles or pharmaceuticals that can be lethal if used for purposes other than they are intended for.
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People who are using the word gun in the same manner as a assult weapon are not thinking clearly.No one is going to take your guns from you but assult weapns have no place in the general population nor the bullets that have one purpose to totally destroy their target.Lets get this fixed now before the technology and advancement of these weapons and bullets are so great.
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Again, the MDN uses the print media to their advantage by using the open statement on guns vs assault weapons. Gun background checks should be enforced to the winners of the guns as you do with ordinary purchases. I don't know of anyone who has a problem with gun raffles with the back ground checks in place, but almost all have reservations on assault weapons. As to the prescription analogy, there are probably three times or more people who take prescriptions as own guns which skews your figures.
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I think it's pretty much 100% sure we wouldn't be enjoying the freedom to discuss guns if it were not for guns themselves. Any thing other than fully auto guns are not assault rifles anyway.... let's not let our imagination's go wild. Raffle don't baffle!!
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Mark, you sound as though you've taught gun safety classes before. Everyone should have to take one, weather they ever own a gun or not, I believe the general population needs to be educated.
out of curiosity, do supporters of gun rights consider the right to bear arms an inalienable human right or just an american right?
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the sad truth is the idiots in D.C. that are making the laws, in cluding gun laws, don't know the difference between a 22 and a cannon. If you listen to them discuss this it is absolutely laughable!
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poli, the second amendment to the Constitution does not say anything about the unalienable Rights of Life, Liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
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disgusted, I realize that. I just want to know what kind of right gun-owners think that they have. More specifically, is it a right that all humans have, or just americans?
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Might also be if you choose FREEDOM over tyranny and what choice a country makes. I'll choose FREEDOM anyday.
poli, are you saying gun owners have no rights when you ask what rights they THINK they have? And yes, I am watching the super bowl.
The power going out seemed like an omen of how poorly our country is run except when Obama is on TV.
He even had a spot before the game with Scott Pelley, you know if he had a son...wouldn't let him play football.
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Yeah the Obama advertisement with Obama himself was about average for the adds they run for the game. Do you suppose we paid millions to let him talk on SB Sunday? And why would we?
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