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Response to dballance (Reply #83)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 08:37 PM

88. I'll give you this, you know how to dodge around and attempt misdirection.

 

I never said there weren't 6K robberies/day.

I never said you were an ass.

Many people grow up being trained in gun use. Some don't. Training is good. But I don't think Constitutional Rights can be predicated on it as a prerequisite. Unless you want to show me proof of your First, Fourth Thirteenth and Twenty-Fourth Amendment training...?

Driving is not a Constitutional Right. Cars have a minimum of six infinitely variable controls that must be operated in unison for safe conveyance. Guns have, at most, three on/off switches required for any use. Cars have several orders of magnitude more potential and kinetic energy (which is what makes both items useful, and dangerous with negligence).

We sell cars to anyone with cash, not even a background check required from licenced dealers. No training required. And they also require, by law, very little competence to obtain permission for use in public.

So, in fact, it's actually easier to buy a car, and about equal for use in public.

Net win for cars, I guess.

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