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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 07:46 AM

Israel rejects nra claims (from wayne's world)

Israel dismisses NRA’s claims about guns laws

dec24,2012: School shootings were never common here, and Israel should not be invoked as ostensible proof of need for more weapons.... gun rampages outside the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are unheard of.

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s policy on issuing guns is restrictive, and armed guards at its schools are meant to stop terrorists, not crazed or disgruntled gunmen,.. , rejecting claims by America’s top gun lobby {NRA} that Israel serves as proof for its philosophy that the US needs more weapons, not fewer.

.. the {NRA} chief executive, Wayne LaPierre, invoked his perception of the Israeli school security system to back his proposal. “Israel had a whole lot of school shootings until they did one thing: They said, ‘We’re going to stop it,’ and they put armed security in every school and they have not had a problem since then,” LaPierre said on the NBC News show “Meet the Press.”--- WAYNES WORLD ALERT, WAYNES WORLD ALERT
Israel never had “a whole lot of school shootings.” Authorities could only recall two in the past four decades.


Gun lobbyists who might think Israel hands out guns freely to keep its citizens safe might be less enamored of Israel’s actual gun laws, which are much stricter than those in the US... Israeli law does not guarantee the right to bear arms.. “The policy in Israel is restrictive,” he said.
Gun licensing to private citizens is limited largely to people who are deemed to need a firearm because they work or live in dangerous areas,.. West Bank settlers, for instance, can apply for weapons licenses, as can residents of communities on the borders with Lebanon and the Gaza Strip. Licensing requires multiple levels of screening, and permits must be renewed every three years. Renewal is not automatic.

http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-dismisses-us-gun-lobbys-inaccurate-claim-about-gun-laws/

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Response to jimmy the one (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 08:01 AM

1. Yeah let's adopt those laws.

The scary minorities in the cities will have weapon permits because they live in the most dangerous areas. Hahaha. Sounds right to me.

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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 10:50 AM

2. Why are armed guards there?

 

"...armed guards at its schools are meant to stop terrorists, not crazed or disgruntled gunmen,.."

So, if one or more "crazed or disgruntled gunmen" show up to shoot up a school, the armed defenders will not try to stop them?

What is the difference between terrorists and crazed or disgruntled gunmen?

How deep can this ca-ca be stacked?

Whoever wrote this brings the definition of Stupid to a whole new level.

Semper Fi,



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