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Antinius Donating Member (26 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-26-08 07:27 PM
Response to Reply #76
78. why the geographical bias?
What inherent malfunction do manhattanites have that residents of (for example - WA state) other areas don't.

What is the worry?

Seriously?

The criminals already have guns in manhattan. That much is crystal clear.

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  -US Supreme Court rules right to bear arms is an INDIVIDUAL RIGHT! gorfle  Jun-26-08 09:14 AM   #0 
  - More...  gorfle   Jun-26-08 09:16 AM   #1 
  - does it apply to the states?  bossy22   Jun-26-08 09:19 AM   #2 
  - Still waiting for the link n/t  gorfle   Jun-26-08 09:20 AM   #3 
  - Here is the link to the decision  gorfle   Jun-26-08 09:24 AM   #7 
  - no - that was not the question the court was asked  SlipperySlope   Jun-26-08 10:40 AM   #29 
  - Armed housing projects, shootouts in malls yeah!  kickysnana   Jun-26-08 09:20 AM   #4 
  - shows how much you know  bossy22   Jun-26-08 09:22 AM   #5 
  - Do you have any rational argument to offer?  Dimensio0   Jun-26-08 09:23 AM   #6 
  - On shootouts at malls.  gorfle   Jun-26-08 09:27 AM   #8 
  - A CHL isn't needed  Big Al Mac   Jun-26-08 09:34 PM   #86 
  - Racist  Anexio   Jun-26-08 09:46 AM   #13 
  - Huh?  MyRV9   Jun-26-08 11:21 AM   #36 
     - He used the word Projects which is a Code Word for black neighborhoods. n/t  MiltonF   Jun-26-08 03:55 PM   #63 
  - Many projects....  Callisto32   Jun-26-08 12:38 PM   #54 
  - I've never seen a lack of arms in a housing project.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-26-08 03:34 PM   #61 
  - I wish they were as protective of the 4th amendment as the 2nd  Liberal Gramma   Jun-26-08 09:28 AM   #9 
  - "It was the year of fire..."  beevul   Jun-26-08 09:30 AM   #10 
  - Wow  MyRV9   Jun-26-08 11:52 AM   #46 
     - I think you misunderstand me.  beevul   Jun-26-08 03:31 PM   #60 
        - Gotcha! n/t  MyRV9   Jun-26-08 04:16 PM   #67 
  - From the syllabus...  derby378   Jun-26-08 09:30 AM   #11 
  - Derby...  beevul   Jun-26-08 09:53 AM   #14 
  - Go for it!  derby378   Jun-26-08 10:03 AM   #19 
     - Thank you.  beevul   Jun-26-08 10:13 AM   #25 
  - I agree with the substance of today's ruling but  BOSSHOG   Jun-26-08 09:58 AM   #17 
     - Does "the security of a free state" not include the security of each individual and family?  slackmaster   Jun-26-08 09:59 AM   #18 
     - My issue,  BOSSHOG   Jun-26-08 10:06 AM   #20 
     - I do not count on government to protect me in the event of a major earthquake or other disaster  slackmaster   Jun-26-08 10:13 AM   #26 
     - Re: My Issue  MyRV9   Jun-26-08 11:35 AM   #43 
     - Precisely.  TPaine7   Jun-26-08 10:15 AM   #27 
     - I agree...  east texas lib   Jun-26-08 07:59 PM   #82 
     - The US Supreme Court disagrees with you.  gorfle   Jun-26-08 10:34 AM   #28 
     - Another interpretation  BOSSHOG   Jun-26-08 12:25 PM   #49 
        - Hmmm.  MyRV9   Jun-26-08 12:34 PM   #52 
        - I think it was pretty clear.  gorfle   Jun-26-08 12:45 PM   #55 
     - Go read the opinion...  MyRV9   Jun-26-08 11:30 AM   #42 
     - Either you have not read the SCOTUS opinion or you purposely distort that opinion or you are reading  jody   Jun-26-08 12:23 PM   #48 
  - I am disapointed there were not more votes affirming Heller  old mark   Jun-26-08 09:41 AM   #12 
  - I guess I don't understand the complaints about trigger locks  unpossibles   Jun-26-08 09:56 AM   #15 
  - Put on cement shoes  zagging   Jun-26-08 10:06 AM   #21 
  - thank you for not answering my question nt  unpossibles   Jun-26-08 10:41 AM   #31 
     - This doesn't mean  AtheistCrusader   Jun-26-08 11:58 AM   #47 
  - Outlawing the possession of non-trigger-locked guns in your own home  benEzra   Jun-26-08 10:09 AM   #23 
  - but does it contravene the second?  unpossibles   Jun-26-08 10:40 AM   #30 
     - A disabled weapon is not actually a weapon  TPaine7   Jun-26-08 10:52 AM   #32 
     - ok, a better answer  unpossibles   Jun-26-08 11:06 AM   #33 
        - Trigger locks and mini safes vary  TPaine7   Jun-26-08 11:14 AM   #35 
        - The problem was the law, not the locks.  gorfle   Jun-26-08 11:23 AM   #37 
        - Agreed. I was answering a direct question about locks.  TPaine7   Jun-26-08 12:45 PM   #56 
        - Nope, just overthinking  tburnsten   Jun-26-08 04:11 PM   #65 
           - does this really happen often?  unpossibles   Jun-26-08 05:14 PM   #69 
              - You don't have to fire to effectively use a gun  tburnsten   Jun-26-08 05:23 PM   #72 
     - The court, looking at the history of the 2ndA's adoption  benEzra   Jun-26-08 02:45 PM   #57 
     - Self defense was a given at the time  tburnsten   Jun-26-08 04:03 PM   #64 
        - ha  unpossibles   Jun-26-08 05:17 PM   #70 
           - I wasn't talking about anyone specific, just  tburnsten   Jun-26-08 05:20 PM   #71 
              - "isolated incidents are a national epidemic "  unpossibles   Jun-26-08 05:25 PM   #73 
                 - My bed is right by my front door  tburnsten   Jun-26-08 05:36 PM   #74 
                    - MMM CZ-75  Callisto32   Jun-26-08 07:09 PM   #77 
                    - that sucks and changes things  unpossibles   Jun-26-08 09:43 PM   #87 
  - Yes...  MyRV9   Jun-26-08 11:41 AM   #44 
  - Because it is an attempt at micro-managing  tburnsten   Jun-26-08 03:29 PM   #59 
  - it seemed like the dissent  bossy22   Jun-26-08 09:57 AM   #16 
  - Oh yes  tburnsten   Jun-26-08 04:14 PM   #66 
  - Well I guess Republicans just got one potential wedge issue taken away.  Lasher   Jun-26-08 10:07 AM   #22 
  - Looks like the machinegun ban and restrictions on unlicensed concealed carry are still OK...  benEzra   Jun-26-08 10:11 AM   #24 
  - But...  MyRV9   Jun-26-08 11:47 AM   #45 
  - I think it is pretty clear they are speaking of classes of weapons,  benEzra   Jun-26-08 02:49 PM   #58 
  - limits the type of weapon to which the right applies to those used by the militia, i.e. M-16 & M9  jody   Jun-26-08 12:31 PM   #50 
     - Yup  MyRV9   Jun-26-08 12:38 PM   #53 
  - It must make some people uncomfortable  cosmik debris   Jun-26-08 11:12 AM   #34 
  - I do not care if Stalin, Mao, Hitler, Bush, and the Devil himself agree with me...  TPaine7   Jun-26-08 11:23 AM   #38 
  - Why?  gorfle   Jun-26-08 11:24 AM   #39 
  - Even a broken clock is correct twice a day  Otto DeFay   Jun-26-08 11:25 AM   #40 
  - And how would you feel  Spoonman   Jun-26-08 11:29 AM   #41 
  - The Democrat Party agrees with the opinion. Are you embarrassed to call yourself a Democrat? n/t  jody   Jun-26-08 12:33 PM   #51 
  - When ones house is on fire...  beevul   Jun-26-08 03:38 PM   #62 
  - It makes me uncomfortable the split was STILL 5-4  tburnsten   Jun-26-08 04:17 PM   #68 
     - I agree...  Stump   Jun-26-08 05:37 PM   #75 
     - And this runs contrary  Antinius   Jun-26-08 07:29 PM   #79 
  - What does "defend the country" mean when all the other rights are over and done with?  readmoreoften   Jun-26-08 06:40 PM   #76 
     - why the geographical bias?  Antinius   Jun-26-08 07:27 PM   #78 
        - Guess you've never lived in Manhattan if you think it's like Seattle.  readmoreoften   Jun-26-08 07:48 PM   #80 
           - My grandfather live in Manhattan  Antinius   Jun-26-08 07:53 PM   #81 
              - It can't be businesses providing the service. It has to be free. NYC is too expensive.  readmoreoften   Jun-26-08 08:24 PM   #83 
                 - Well, that's up to the city  Antinius   Jun-26-08 08:32 PM   #84 
                    - There's a guy in Texas who imported tap water from Manhattan to make pizza.  readmoreoften   Jun-26-08 08:53 PM   #85 
 

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