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Response to discntnt_irny_srcsm (Reply #110)

Sun Jul 14, 2013, 10:25 AM

111. He is arguing for INequality

He cites the blood of his fallen army buddies as the reason why his rights mean more than those of the parents of the dead. HE is more important than the rest of Americans. That sentiment seems to be widespread among gun proponents.

Those children had a right to live. Why is it that you all care so little about that right? One even came out and told me I had no right to life. The only right isn't guns. Rights must be balanced against one another. The gunner view of rights is for white men only, which is why they push SYG laws that make prey out of African American men. The entire ideology is based on entitlement and disregard for the basic rights of the unarmed. No one believes your rights argument because it's clear gunners only support rights for themselves. Their right to have any and every gun any and everywhere. Their right to kill unarmed teenagers. Their right to suppress research and criminalize speech. Their right to deny citizens due process through the legal system. Their right to be armed and kill over the rest of our rights to live. The Zimmerman verdict displays that perfectly, as does the racist application of SYG wherever it has been enacted. I have no doubt you believe the rights argument, but no one does who is not enmeshed in gun propaganda. When you fight only for your own interests, that is entitlement, not rights.

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