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NeedleCast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-05-09 03:45 PM
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48. What Silly Hyperbole
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  -Do you believe stricter gun control would have prevented the recent rash of shootings? Occam Bandage  Apr-05-09 01:34 PM   #0 
  - Being bent on killing others is a social problem  NOW tense   Apr-05-09 01:37 PM   #1 
  - I thought it was a mental problem.  madeline_con   Apr-05-09 02:20 PM   #14 
     - I think it is a social problem  NOW tense   Apr-05-09 02:25 PM   #18 
        - I agee. It seems mentally disturbed Americans have a higher tendency to channel their impulses  KittyWampus   Apr-05-09 02:26 PM   #20 
        - Gun violence is high due to high crime.  madeline_con   Apr-05-09 02:35 PM   #24 
        - What are the root causes of crime?  NOW tense   Apr-05-09 02:48 PM   #27 
        - It is a social problem with killing built into the culture. Guns make it easy.  AlinPA   Apr-05-09 07:24 PM   #55 
  - Sure, those dudes would have thought twice about killing people if they had to register their gun  The Straight Story   Apr-05-09 01:38 PM   #2 
  - THANK YOU  rcrush   Apr-05-09 01:40 PM   #4 
  - I thought one of them had registered his guns?  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-05-09 01:40 PM   #5 
  - Couldn't be, registering guns will stop people from using them in crimes  The Straight Story   Apr-05-09 01:50 PM   #11 
  - It keeps them from being stolen, too. Right?  madeline_con   Apr-05-09 02:22 PM   #15 
     - Yep, and taking baby lotion from parents on planes stops terrorism  The Straight Story   Apr-05-09 02:35 PM   #23 
  - Yes, Jiverly Wong's weapons were registered, and he had a permit as required by the state of NY  slackmaster   Apr-05-09 02:55 PM   #32 
  - I love it.  timtom   Apr-05-09 03:42 PM   #46 
  - Kinda depends on the state doesn't it?  Reterr   Apr-05-09 01:39 PM   #3 
  - It is not the AK of mother russia and soviet era...  BigBluenoser   Apr-05-09 01:45 PM   #8 
  - I own 2 self defense hand guns and I don't see any legit reason for an AK47.  L0oniX   Apr-05-09 01:46 PM   #9 
  - Something tells me...  BigBluenoser   Apr-05-09 01:49 PM   #10 
  - Do you need an AK? If so, for what?  madeline_con   Apr-05-09 02:22 PM   #16 
     - What does need have to do with it?nt  Mojorabbit   Apr-05-09 02:50 PM   #29 
     - I like to shoot...  BigBluenoser   Apr-05-09 02:51 PM   #30 
  - That's nice (please don't live near me) n/t  walkaway   Apr-05-09 03:35 PM   #41 
     - I will make it my utmost effort in life.  BigBluenoser   Apr-05-09 03:42 PM   #45 
  - I thouoght I just read  Mojorabbit   Apr-05-09 02:49 PM   #28 
  - maybe an in depth mental health care administration  onethatcares   Apr-05-09 01:41 PM   #6 
  - Jim Jones used Kool Aid and did in a lot more than 13  havocmom   Apr-05-09 03:34 PM   #39 
  - No, I don't see how stricter gun control would have prevented those shootings. nt  ZombieHorde   Apr-05-09 01:45 PM   #7 
  - No. The tactics  rrneck   Apr-05-09 02:08 PM   #12 
  - We have had mass shooting in 4 states in the last week  TayTay   Apr-05-09 02:18 PM   #13 
  - Gosh, could it be the economy, and NOT gun laws?  madeline_con   Apr-05-09 02:23 PM   #17 
  - People coming unwired after losing their life savings, jobs, and homes?  JVS   Apr-05-09 02:37 PM   #25 
  - Well two of those states (NY & CA) have about the most restrictive laws on the books.  Statistical   Apr-05-09 02:27 PM   #21 
     - I would tend to agree here  TayTay   Apr-05-09 02:32 PM   #22 
  - No the guns are already out there  TexasProgresive   Apr-05-09 02:26 PM   #19 
  - Have stricter heroine controls prevented the recent rash  Bluenorthwest   Apr-05-09 02:44 PM   #26 
  - No. In fact, the absence of Wonder Woman and Supergirl has probably increased crime. nt  Occam Bandage   Apr-05-09 03:06 PM   #34 
  - The answer to this question is 'no'  Spider Jerusalem   Apr-05-09 02:54 PM   #31 
  - The AK-47 has killed more than any other weapon ever  IDFbunny   Apr-05-09 02:59 PM   #33 
  - You referenced a movie?  Statistical   Apr-05-09 03:34 PM   #40 
     - Also the worst Lethal Weapon movie to reference.  rcrush   Apr-05-09 04:15 PM   #50 
  - Probably not  ShadowLiberal   Apr-05-09 03:20 PM   #35 
  - No more than our draconian drug laws have reduced illegal drug usage.  Richard Steele   Apr-05-09 03:23 PM   #36 
  - Hell yes.  BuyingThyme   Apr-05-09 03:26 PM   #37 
  - ahem  havocmom   Apr-05-09 03:36 PM   #42 
  - Ahem.  BuyingThyme   Apr-05-09 03:39 PM   #44 
     - "...American gunners see the Second a right to kill anybody they damn well please."  havocmom   Apr-05-09 03:44 PM   #47 
        - Gunner rights are never about protecting the country or being patriotic.  BuyingThyme   Apr-05-09 05:55 PM   #51 
  - What Silly Hyperbole  NeedleCast   Apr-05-09 03:45 PM   #48 
     - No hyperbole at all. Guns are made to kill.  BuyingThyme   Apr-05-09 05:58 PM   #52 
  - It certainly wouldn't have hurt!!!!!!!!!!!!!! n/t  walkaway   Apr-05-09 03:33 PM   #38 
  - Murder is already illegal. Two of the states where incidents happened recently  havocmom   Apr-05-09 03:38 PM   #43 
  - It would have hurt the ability of law abiding citizens to get them...  Jack_DeLeon   Apr-05-09 03:47 PM   #49 
     - Please  dashrif   Apr-05-09 06:21 PM   #53 
  - No, I do not...  east texas lib   Apr-05-09 07:05 PM   #54 

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