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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-02-06 09:34 PM
Response to Reply #43
48. "the NRA... is no more than another gun registry"
EXACTLY! :thumbsup:

If Martial Law is declared, all my friends who didn't listen to me will be the first ones to receive a vistit by the ATF.

Btw, they confiscated our guns (members of the NRA?) here in New Orleans during the hurricane Katrina disaster, and the Chief of Police said he will do it again the next time.

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  -I bought a new rifle last week Squatch  Oct-02-06 06:25 PM   #0 
  - You should no more be ridiculed for being a responsible gun owner  Juniperx   Oct-02-06 06:30 PM   #1 
  - My guns have always been way the hell more responsible than  rzemanfl   Oct-02-06 06:34 PM   #5 
     - There ya go!  Juniperx   Oct-02-06 06:36 PM   #7 
     - Several Congressmen said they'd get me one if I gave them the  rzemanfl   Oct-02-06 06:40 PM   #13 
     - eh?  enki23   Oct-02-06 09:36 PM   #49 
  - and my self -- i am grateful that i don't live  xchrom   Oct-02-06 06:31 PM   #2 
  - How do you know they don't?  Squatch   Oct-02-06 06:32 PM   #3 
  - i live in a small condo building  xchrom   Oct-02-06 06:36 PM   #6 
  - Are you just "anti-gun" or, are you more accurately "anti-criminal"?  Squatch   Oct-02-06 06:37 PM   # 
  - both -- anti-gun and anti-criminal.  xchrom   Oct-02-06 06:41 PM   #15 
     - Pink Pistols  KIDGLOCK2   Oct-05-06 03:59 PM   #84 
        - pink pistols  iverglas   Oct-05-06 04:32 PM   #85 
  - See, that's what one of my neighbors thought.  jlseagull42   Oct-09-06 10:37 PM   #91 
     - ah yes, "responsible people"  iverglas   Oct-10-06 08:25 AM   #92 
  - .  Bluebear   Oct-02-06 06:37 PM   #11 
  - Do you live in San Quentin?  karlrschneider   Oct-02-06 07:29 PM   #33 
  - 'I, for one, am satisfied with the current system.'  Bluebear   Oct-02-06 06:33 PM   #4 
  - Well, my AK-47's only purpose was to punch little holes in paper targets.  Squatch   Oct-02-06 06:36 PM   #8 
  - OK well put down that beer in your sig beofre you shoot, hear?  Bluebear   Oct-02-06 06:38 PM   #12 
  - Here's what I would bet  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 07:24 PM   #30 
     - I don't follow.  Squatch   Oct-02-06 07:29 PM   #35 
        - Really?  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 07:35 PM   #37 
           - You can still own automatic weapons  Squatch   Oct-02-06 07:39 PM   #39 
           - And if the NRA told you that was an outrage  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 07:43 PM   #40 
              - I would thank you not to presume that you can think for me.  Squatch   Oct-02-06 07:44 PM   #42 
                 - I said "I would bet"  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 07:50 PM   #44 
           - I'm afraid your scenario is imaginary...care to provide citations?  benEzra   Oct-03-06 08:40 AM   #59 
  - Gun locks don't protect people, people protect people.  Sapere aude   Oct-02-06 07:00 PM   #22 
  - You do realize that actual AK-47's cost $15,000 and require a special  benEzra   Oct-03-06 09:15 AM   #60 
  - What ammo is that?  spoony   Oct-04-06 02:50 PM   #76 
  - this is where the collective needs of society need to be considered...  mike_c   Oct-02-06 06:37 PM   #9 
  - Instead of "collective right to safety", use "National Security"  Squatch   Oct-02-06 06:41 PM   #14 
  - yep-- and I would argue that the rights of individules generally DO...  mike_c   Oct-02-06 06:52 PM   #19 
  - If there was any .  sendero   Oct-02-06 06:53 PM   #20 
  - Yes, but by those collective needs of society, shouldn't anything that  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 06:55 PM   #21 
     - Well, gosh, they do  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 07:08 PM   #24 
        - But, as I've demonstrated, there *are* laws on the purchase  Squatch   Oct-02-06 07:10 PM   #25 
        - As there should be  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 07:18 PM   #27 
        - Actually, there are limitations on who can own and purchase guns.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 07:17 PM   #26 
        - There's no 2nd Amendment movement??  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 07:21 PM   #28 
           - That has nothing to do with the original argument.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 07:24 PM   #29 
              - See post #23  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 07:29 PM   #34 
                 - Okay...  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 07:35 PM   #36 
                    - I should have added the sarcasm tag  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 07:37 PM   #38 
                       - Yes, you enjoy looking for a fight where there isn't one.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 07:54 PM   #45 
                          - Taking away cars, knives, alcohol and red meat?  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 08:08 PM   #46 
                             - I would never in a million years expect an apology from you.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 09:24 PM   #47 
                                - Items that ARE regulated  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 09:46 PM   #50 
                                   - And so are guns. I never said guns weren't or shouldn't be regulated.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 09:51 PM   #51 
                                      - Ooooh, taking away rights isn't the same as regulating  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 10:00 PM   #53 
                                         - No, they're not.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 11:06 PM   #55 
                                            - Surely it's not hard to see...  hydrashok75   Oct-06-06 08:36 AM   #90 
        - In nearly all states, you need a licence to carry concealed  krispos42   Oct-03-06 05:01 AM   #56 
        - Let's see...  benEzra   Oct-03-06 10:50 AM   #64 
        - Actually...  thirdpower   Oct-03-06 11:03 AM   #65 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-02-06 06:37 PM   #10 
  - I'm not trying to harp on you  DIKB   Oct-02-06 06:43 PM   #16 
  - I was referring to the criminals/terrorists as statistically insignificant  Squatch   Oct-02-06 06:44 PM   #17 
  - Ah  DIKB   Oct-02-06 06:51 PM   #18 
  - Automatic assault rifles have been tightly controlled for 72 years now...  benEzra   Oct-03-06 10:45 AM   #63 
  - You support reasonable gun regulation  sandnsea   Oct-02-06 07:03 PM   #23 
  - Your second amendment extremists  DiktatrW   Oct-02-06 07:47 PM   #43 
  - "the NRA... is no more than another gun registry"  Swamp Rat   Oct-02-06 09:34 PM   #48 
  - do you remember mike malloy's  DiktatrW   Oct-02-06 09:56 PM   #52 
     - Reminds me of something.  Deep13   Oct-03-06 01:50 PM   #67 
  - No fan of the NRA, but...  Redneck Socialist   Oct-03-06 10:23 PM   #70 
  - I thought that by your definition,  benEzra   Oct-03-06 10:24 AM   #61 
  - I'm against hunting but I believe in gun ownership  bamademo   Oct-02-06 07:27 PM   #31 
  - I recently acquired (via inheritance) a nice .357 S&W revolver.  karlrschneider   Oct-02-06 07:28 PM   #32 
  - Recommended...  StraightDope   Oct-02-06 07:43 PM   #41 
  - Replace an aging 30-06?  BrotherBuzz   Oct-02-06 10:24 PM   #54 
  - Steel barrels and receivers can fatigue with use.  Deep13   Oct-03-06 01:46 PM   #66 
  - Am I a "black marketeer" gun dealer?  aikoaiko   Oct-03-06 08:25 AM   #57 
  - so, what are you carrying in the meantime?  Wickerman   Oct-03-06 08:36 AM   #58 
  - I'm carrying my .357  aikoaiko   Oct-03-06 10:36 AM   #62 
  - what fun  iverglas   Oct-03-06 07:37 PM   #68 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-03-06 07:57 PM   #69 
     - You must have those strange CAN specs on again...  aikoaiko   Oct-04-06 01:18 PM   #72 
        - uh, so?  iverglas   Oct-04-06 02:17 PM   #73 
           - And she hops some more..  thirdpower   Oct-04-06 02:42 PM   #74 
              - not too big on logic, really, are you?  iverglas   Oct-04-06 02:48 PM   #75 
                 - So now you're denying some more....  thirdpower   Oct-04-06 02:51 PM   #77 
                    - use that dictionary now  iverglas   Oct-04-06 02:57 PM   #78 
                       - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-04-06 03:01 PM   #79 
                       - Why do you hate parking lots?  aikoaiko   Oct-05-06 10:00 AM   #81 
                          - why would you think  iverglas   Oct-05-06 11:29 AM   #82 
                             - why? because ....  aikoaiko   Oct-05-06 03:00 PM   #83 
                                - y'know, I just find myself puking almost constantly these days  iverglas   Oct-05-06 04:43 PM   #86 
                                   - you're funny Iverglas.  aikoaiko   Oct-05-06 05:12 PM   #87 
                                      - to be honest  iverglas   Oct-05-06 05:25 PM   #88 
                                         - None.  thirdpower   Oct-05-06 05:30 PM   #89 
  - Congrats on the new Purchase Squatch  crazed_ss   Oct-04-06 05:35 AM   #71 
  - Mauser Action  Xela   Oct-05-06 09:25 AM   #80 
 

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