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Response to Starboard Tack (Reply #23)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 09:42 PM

25. I don't have a feel for that.

 

I picked a gun with 15 rounds for that purpose. I could see 10 being not enough. I could see a revolver being inadequate. I don't know how to reconcile what you feel about AR-15 with what I think is a reasonable precaution for dogs.

I mean, I suppose I could carry a different rifle with me, but I like my single shot rifle because it is short, light, and very accurate. It also has exchangeable barrels so I can put a muzzle-loading barrel on it and the gun handles exactly the same way no matter what season I'm hunting; this insures my accuracy and I've never had a deer run more than 30 yards.. and most drop on the spot.

I'm lukewarm about controlling things like AR-15s because, functionally, they are not a lot different than many non-military rifles. So I don't get the uproar about them.

I've got another post on another thread with my proposals for reducing gun violence.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1172&pid=102589


I have a difficult time getting behind laws that don't have a mechanistic connection between guns and actually reducing crime.

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