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Tue Dec 18, 2012, 03:39 PM

My thoughts on what gun control we need:

All weapons subject to the same restrictions as motor vehicles:

Owner identifiable

Liability insurance for each weapon

Possession of an unregistered weapon severely punished

Additionally,

Background check for each transaction

Specific weapon restrictions:

Pump Shotguns limited to four shells, including the one in the
chamber

Semi-auto rifle or pistol limited to six rounds, including the one in the
chamber

Manufacturing sanctions:

Knowingly fabricating a weapon's component forbidden

Possessing CAD files of weapon components not allowed

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Reply My thoughts on what gun control we need: (Original post)
Ptah Dec 2012 OP
Deep13 Dec 2012 #1
Ptah Dec 2012 #2
Deep13 Dec 2012 #6
RomneyLies Dec 2012 #3
Ptah Dec 2012 #4
spin Dec 2012 #13
RomneyLies Dec 2012 #5
Tuesday Afternoon Dec 2012 #7
Ptah Dec 2012 #8
Tuesday Afternoon Dec 2012 #9
hack89 Dec 2012 #10
Ptah Dec 2012 #11
hack89 Dec 2012 #12

Response to Ptah (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 03:45 PM

1. that last one is a 1st Am. violation.

Also, I would not want to create a corporate monopoly on parts fabrication.

I would most like to see the unregulated transfers ended.

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Response to Deep13 (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 03:49 PM

2. I'll mark you down as agreeing with 60%.

Thanks.

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Response to Ptah (Reply #2)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 03:59 PM

6. okay.

also, per month transfer restrictions.

I know this recent disaster is spurring all this discussion, but I am also worried about the cross-border drug and gun trade that is fueling a gang war in Mexico.

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Response to Ptah (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 03:50 PM

3. I'd add a combination of muzzle velocity and firing rate to wepon restrictions.

 

Not sure where the right cutoff point would be, but a combined maximum on each stat should do the trick to take the most egregious weapons out of circulation.

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Response to RomneyLies (Reply #3)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 03:55 PM

4. If Australia can do it, so can the U.S.A.!!11!!!1

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Response to Ptah (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 06:54 PM

13. I wouldn't bet on it. (n/t)

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Response to Ptah (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 03:58 PM

5. Ban slide stocks, too.

 

You can bump fire with a finger in a belt loop, but it's damned inaccurate. Bump firing with a slide stock can give you deadly accuracy at near automatic firing rates.

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Response to Ptah (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 04:45 PM

7. I don't like comparing 2A with Cars. Driving is a priviledge. Ask any night court Judge.

Driving is not and never has been nor, will be a Constitutional Right.

I really don't care for the first or last group from a philosophical standpoint. In theory it is undermining entrepreneurship.

Why those were those numbers chosen as limitations? arbitrary or is there basis for those numbers?

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Response to Tuesday Afternoon (Reply #7)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 04:54 PM

8. arbitrary

There are too many people that shouldn't have weapons.

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Response to Ptah (Reply #8)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 05:08 PM

9. in my mind, yes. probably there are and in your mind, too....Violence in our society has

taken several generations of neglect to rise to this level.

What seems like random acts by individuals is really a lost generation screaming for help.

We are reaping what we have sown.

or Rather we are seeing what happens when we neglect to tend to our crops.

I agree something needs to be done but, I am not yet ready to blame the tool for the actions of some very violently acting out youths when they deserved attention long before now.

It is a complicated issue but, I have faith that as a nation we can come to grips with it.

yes, it is scary.

Do not be afraid to be scared.

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Response to Ptah (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 05:23 PM

10. So explain to me your ideas for criminals with illegal guns

that will ignore your laws.

Or are they less of a concern because they spread their victims out instead of indulging in mass killings?

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Response to hack89 (Reply #10)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 05:51 PM

11. You're correct, it's hopeless.

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Response to Ptah (Reply #11)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 05:53 PM

12. No - I want to solve the real problem

violent felons kill more people then spree shooters. Instead of saving a hundred lives a year, lets save a couple of thousand.

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