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Response to justanidea (Reply #38)

Tue Jul 24, 2012, 10:01 PM

42. Frankly, my dear, if it were up to me, I'd make it so that hardly ANYBODY could own

guns and ammo like that.

Imagine if Holmes hadn't been able to afford to buy those 6,000 bullets online? I'd bet you any suggested retail price for any bullet of any size that the loved ones of every one of those 12 lost souls at that movie theater toss and turn in their beds every night for the rest of their lives - wondering what if. What if those bullets had been out of this asshole's price range, would my son, daughter, grandchild, niece, nephew, brother, sister, husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend STILL BE ALIVE.

Actually, I'd go after this - in any way I could think of. As Machiavellian as the next guy, I'd be. Whether it's the cost of bullets, the cost of guns, surcharges on online sales, FBI notifications for alarms going off at the amounts of items, FBI checks and local police background checks on EVERY purchase online or at any gun show or parking lot outside any gun show. ANY way to foul up the works and make it harder to get guns and ammo like this, I'd go for. I'd take a page from all the nitpickers trying to think of ANY way on earth that they can foul up the works on a woman's right to choose. ANY fine print. ANY discouraging factor. ANYTHING. I'd try it all, on every front imaginable and a few that probably aren't. And I'd turn the full force of that on gun ownership.

If I were king.

And I'll bet you're glad I'm not.

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