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Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:04 AM

Repeal the Second Amendment

If we cannot exercise these rights with some common sense, then it's time to remove Constitutional protection.

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Reply Repeal the Second Amendment (Original post)
Burma Jones Dec 2012 OP
Travis_0004 Dec 2012 #1
MannyGoldstein Dec 2012 #2
Burma Jones Dec 2012 #5
napi21 Dec 2012 #3
rDigital Dec 2012 #6
RainbowOverTexas Dec 2012 #7
Zoeisright Dec 2012 #8
Rincewind Dec 2012 #4
Zoeisright Dec 2012 #9

Response to Burma Jones (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:09 AM

1. Impossible

2/3's of both congresses, and 75% of the states have to approve. We will never get 38 states to agree on it.

I doubt you will see an assault weapon ban passed next year, and that only takes 51% to pass, and none of the states have to approve it.

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Response to Burma Jones (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:11 AM

2. How about we simply enforce it?

No guns unless you're a member of a well-regulated militia?

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #2)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:42 AM

5. OK by me

Hence my reference to sense

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Response to Burma Jones (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:15 AM

3. First of all, you can't mandate or enforce common sense!

I was quite surprised tonight when, as I was talking to my D
IL who is originally from Romania, and now lives in Italy, that she said nobody uses common sense anywhaere anymore! Not in Italy, not in Romania, or any of the countries she and my son have visited, which include Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, and North Africa. I guess I honestly though it was only in the US.

I don't think it's rational, not possible to get the 2nd ammendment repealed. But if you check it out, you will find that the USA has the MOST gun deaths of any country in the world!
My son said you can have shotguns in Italy but the only people permitted to have handguns are the police (and the mafioso, but they're not owned legally). In Romania, you can own a gun for sporting purposes, but you have to be a member of a sporting club and the guns must stay there.

Obviously our laws are way too liberal, and sincer humans appear rarely to behave sanely, we really have to change the laws.

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Response to napi21 (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:47 AM

6. Russia has about 3x our total murder rate and ZERO civilian handguns. Interesting. nt

 

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Response to napi21 (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:55 AM

7. not even close

a few countries have more per capita and if you take out the suicide gun deaths we rank right about in the middle

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Response to RainbowOverTexas (Reply #7)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 01:52 AM

8. Yeah. Three countries are worse.

Columbia.
Thailand.
Senegal.

What august company.

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Response to Burma Jones (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:40 AM

4. Let's repeal all of them.

That way, there wont be any problem with the authorities searching every home for guns, or any suspected gun owner refusing to incriminate themselves, or anyone speaking out against losing their rights.

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