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Response to NutmegYankee (Reply #85)

Mon Aug 26, 2013, 11:00 PM

86. I honestly believe it is a sickness.

If you are someone who upon hearing the news that 27 people were murdered in cold blood--20 of those people being first grade elementary students--by someone welding a semi-automatic rifle, and your first reaction is to race to the gun store to snatch up another AR-15 because you're afraid that the purchase of those weapons may be restricted or prohibited in the future, there's something seriously wrong with you. Seriously. You would be a sick, sick person.

And that happened by the thousands following Sandy Hook.

It's a loss of perspective and a loss of gravity.

As for your friend, all I can say is that there's a difference between collecting ancient spears and swords to be kept behind glass versus collecting the latest and greatest in modern firearms because you can't wait to see how it feels to shoot them. Apples to oranges.

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