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Response to GarroHorus (Reply #13)

Sun Jul 22, 2012, 07:05 AM

41. Anti-gun extremists will do no such thing

It is gun owners who will get them banned. At some point the shooting rampages will be large enough and frequent enough to turn the politics. The tide will turn.

Anti-gun extremists cannot, for all their efforts, move the needle on this political gage in even the slightest. However a modest collection of fruitbats with body armor and AR 47s could dramatically change the politics on this issue in just a few weeks of concerted effort. The unfortunate bit is that there will be a considerable number of corpses involved.

I would not possess a gun. Politically, I would prefer gun ownership be regulated heavily. However I know that activism is not the answer. But I also know we are selling lots of high powered weapons and ammo to fruitbats, so it is only a matter of time.

The overwrought defense of the individual right to keep and bear arms has the unintended (or perhaps intended) consequence of supporting multiple unregistered weapon sales to wackaloons. This sows the seeds of its own demise. It is just a matter of time.

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