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WWFZD Donating Member (165 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-05-09 04:47 AM
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114. There were massive restrictions on private ownership
of firearms in the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, among many others. Given the choice between the extremes, I think I'd rather live in Afghanistan.
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  -College Allows Student to Advocate for Concealed Carry on Campus, Abandons Repressive Policy paulsby  Oct-03-09 11:14 PM   #0 
  - A gun rights group called "FIRE". Great. n/t  donco6   Oct-03-09 11:15 PM   #1 
  - it's not a gun rights group  paulsby   Oct-03-09 11:20 PM   #5 
  - Of course not.  donco6   Oct-03-09 11:33 PM   #9 
     - do you have difficulty with reading comprehension  paulsby   Oct-03-09 11:37 PM   #11 
     - Not at all. Not at all. n/t  donco6   Oct-03-09 11:46 PM   #22 
        - Is the ACLU  pipoman   Oct-04-09 07:04 AM   #87 
     - Guns on Campus  Treo   Oct-03-09 11:39 PM   #12 
        - ditto for WA state  paulsby   Oct-03-09 11:42 PM   #15 
           - Any new graveyards because of it? NT  Treo   Oct-03-09 11:44 PM   #17 
           - yes  paulsby   Oct-03-09 11:45 PM   #20 
           - not true  MichaelHarris   Oct-04-09 04:32 AM   #85 
              - Please cite the WA law that makes it illegal.  GreenStormCloud   Oct-04-09 11:48 AM   #91 
  - FIRE is has nothing to do with guns.  gorfle   Oct-06-09 09:46 AM   #120 
  - we're calling gun industry lobbying groups like the NRA "free speech" now?  villager   Oct-03-09 11:17 PM   #2 
  - How is it not free speech?  BzaDem   Oct-03-09 11:19 PM   #3 
  - So college students are now gun industry lobbyists?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Oct-03-09 11:20 PM   #6 
  - FIRE is a free speech lobbying group  paulsby   Oct-03-09 11:22 PM   #7 
  - Damn, I thought we had our analogy to ACORN. If you hadn't posted I was free to hate them without  thunder rising   Oct-03-09 11:31 PM   #8 
     - Well, FIRE does seem to be somewhat selective who they stand up for  Euromutt   Oct-04-09 10:56 PM   #110 
  - I see you're still having a difficult time understanding the Bill of Rights....  aikoaiko   Oct-03-09 11:34 PM   #10 
  - Aren't they entitled to the same rights as everyone else?  michreject   Oct-04-09 07:26 AM   #89 
  - Nobody is calling the NRA or any other lobbying group "free speech"  slackmaster   Oct-05-09 10:10 AM   #117 
  - The 1st Amendment wins.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Oct-03-09 11:19 PM   #4 
  - So let me get this straight: low-cost health care for everyone bad, concealed weapons on campus good  Initech   Oct-03-09 11:40 PM   #13 
  - which entirely misses the point  paulsby   Oct-03-09 11:43 PM   #16 
  - Almost.  Treo   Oct-03-09 11:48 PM   #23 
  - Why does it have to be an either or proposition?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Oct-04-09 12:17 AM   #35 
  - What do the two have to do with each other?  Euromutt   Oct-05-09 01:34 AM   #112 
  - "Repressive" policy  Arugula Latte   Oct-03-09 11:41 PM   #14 
  - did you read the press release and documents?  paulsby   Oct-03-09 11:45 PM   #18 
  - Not as thick as those unable to read apparently.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Oct-04-09 12:18 AM   #37 
  - Oh hell lets just kill everyone , then we never have to think  rwheeler31   Oct-03-09 11:45 PM   #19 
  - free speech matters  paulsby   Oct-03-09 11:46 PM   #21 
  - Oh for pity's sake ...  RoyGBiv   Oct-03-09 11:51 PM   #24 
  - This is not a free speech issue, this is a violence and  rwheeler31   Oct-03-09 11:59 PM   #25 
  - Wrong n/t  RoyGBiv   Oct-04-09 12:06 AM   #28 
  - are you serious  paulsby   Oct-04-09 12:06 AM   #29 
  - Yes Arms dealers have caused problems for every  rwheeler31   Oct-04-09 12:18 AM   #36 
     - Illiteracy is obviously causing problems for you in addition to the arms dealers.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Oct-04-09 12:20 AM   #39 
  - You can't possibly be saying that advocating for a policy is violent and intimidating?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Oct-04-09 12:19 AM   #38 
  - No, it's an ignorance and bigotry issue.  PavePusher   Oct-04-09 11:54 AM   #93 
  - awesome post!!!  paulsby   Oct-04-09 12:00 AM   #26 
  - Thank you!  Euromutt   Oct-04-09 03:20 PM   #102 
  - ya know I got kicked off FR for getting into and argument with gun runner FReeper Godebert  Monk06   Oct-04-09 12:05 AM   #27 
  - that kind of statement  paulsby   Oct-04-09 12:08 AM   #30 
  - I'm calling out a FReeper who is one of Jim Robinson's best pals. Read the post before piling on !!  Monk06   Oct-04-09 12:09 AM   #32 
  - i did  paulsby   Oct-04-09 12:10 AM   #33 
     - Godebert is a member of the FReeper elite. He runs a 2nd amendment  Monk06   Oct-04-09 12:17 AM   #34 
        - Your German needs work, among other things  Euromutt   Oct-04-09 03:07 PM   #101 
           - Let me try an clarify what I mean by 2nd amendment FReepers  Monk06   Oct-05-09 04:19 AM   #113 
              - The State  Treo   Oct-05-09 09:43 AM   #116 
              - Why focus on the 2nd Amendment alone?  Euromutt   Oct-06-09 12:55 AM   #118 
  - I'm calling out this thread ...  Trajan   Oct-04-09 12:24 AM   #41 
  - ?????????? So what's Gungeonitic. I always like to start the day with a new world.  Monk06   Oct-04-09 12:29 AM   #43 
  - this thread is about free speech, not guns  paulsby   Oct-04-09 01:40 AM   #64 
     - Paulsby  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:47 AM   #68 
        - follow your heart nt  paulsby   Oct-04-09 03:35 AM   #82 
  - I f the fucking shoe fits...  TankLV   Oct-04-09 01:00 AM   #52 
     - if supporting the 1st amendment  paulsby   Oct-04-09 03:36 AM   #83 
  - "2nd amendment FReepers have come here"  Common Sense Party   Oct-04-09 12:27 AM   #42 
  - Let me answer your question with a question. Are you in favour of CCW on U campauses??  Monk06   Oct-04-09 12:30 AM   #44 
     - I'm not only in favor of it, I do it NT  Treo   Oct-04-09 12:35 AM   #46 
     - Well then welcome to DU. Just to make it clear I think guns are the worst  Monk06   Oct-04-09 12:38 AM   #47 
        - You can't close Pandora's box  Treo   Oct-04-09 12:46 AM   #48 
        - So you're advocating for high school kids to carry guns to school?  Onceuponalife   Oct-04-09 12:59 AM   #51 
        - When I was in High school we did  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:13 AM   #55 
           - We had "tight" gun control in High School too  DonP   Oct-05-09 08:49 AM   #115 
        - Well there are know restrictions on gun ownership in Afghanistan either  Monk06   Oct-04-09 01:07 AM   #53 
           - willing or not you do NT  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:20 AM   #57 
           - Sorry too fatalistic for me. For me getting out of a violent situation before  Monk06   Oct-04-09 01:36 AM   #63 
              - Monk  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:49 AM   #70 
              - I thought we were already at peace. You made a civil case for youself so Respecto.  Monk06   Oct-04-09 02:08 AM   #76 
                 - Cool Nt  Treo   Oct-04-09 02:14 AM   #80 
              - "For me getting out of a violent situation..."  PavePusher   Oct-04-09 12:17 PM   #95 
                 - exactly. classic fear canard  paulsby   Oct-04-09 04:48 PM   #106 
           - Let's detail the fail...  PavePusher   Oct-04-09 12:09 PM   #94 
           - There were massive restrictions on private ownership  WWFZD   Oct-05-09 04:47 AM   #114 
        - The 2nd is part of OUR constitution and there is NOTHING you can do about it.  GreenStormCloud   Oct-04-09 11:44 AM   #90 
     - You're not answering my question at all. Typical.  Common Sense Party   Oct-04-09 02:07 AM   #75 
        - Well Treo is an ex FReeper so technically that's one, but he's a good head  Monk06   Oct-04-09 02:14 AM   #79 
           - I even boycotted the Dixie Chicks  Treo   Oct-04-09 02:17 AM   #81 
  - Guns on campus  Treo   Oct-04-09 12:34 AM   #45 
  - Well you should have attended a Canadian University for two years  Monk06   Oct-04-09 12:47 AM   #49 
     - The scenario you describe  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:09 AM   #54 
     - May I say I sympathize with your situation but I stand by my position  Monk06   Oct-04-09 01:17 AM   #56 
        - Name one NT  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:21 AM   #58 
           - Barcelona, Venice, Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, every Canadian city  Monk06   Oct-04-09 01:29 AM   #60 
              - Your post proves you wrong  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:43 AM   #66 
              - That's my point it's against the law for the Jamaican gangs to have  Monk06   Oct-04-09 01:47 AM   #69 
                 - It's illegal to carry a gun in LA county W/ out a permit period  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:55 AM   #72 
                 - Doesn't seem to be slowing them down too much, does it?  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-04-09 07:56 PM   #108 
                 - If carrying is illegal but it still happens...  Euromutt   Oct-05-09 01:14 AM   #111 
              - And all of those places have gun crime. n/t  PavePusher   Oct-04-09 12:21 PM   #96 
     - do you have any evidence  paulsby   Oct-04-09 04:41 PM   #105 
     - Say, the cole Polytechnique de Montreal, Concordia University or Dawson College?  Euromutt   Oct-06-09 07:55 AM   #119 
  - Do you believe in Karma?  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:25 AM   #59 
     - Not sure what your driving at with that comment. What did I do to whom??  Monk06   Oct-04-09 01:31 AM   #61 
        - Didn't you say you were trolling the FREEPERS?  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:44 AM   #67 
           - Now you are just being silly. It is a point of honour to troll FR and pull thier whiskers  Monk06   Oct-04-09 01:53 AM   #71 
              - I'm not being silly  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:57 AM   #73 
                 - Well I haven't posted there since 2005 when I got kicked off and came back here  Monk06   Oct-04-09 02:06 AM   #74 
                    - Totally off topic but  Treo   Oct-04-09 02:13 AM   #78 
  - +1 for the 1st Amendment.  Odin2005   Oct-04-09 12:09 AM   #31 
  - ooooooh ...  Trajan   Oct-04-09 12:23 AM   #40 
  - Why The Fuck Is This Thread STILL Here?  Dinger   Oct-04-09 04:38 AM   #86 
  - So the fucking Gun Nuts want to carry GUNS on CAMPUS?!!!!  TankLV   Oct-04-09 12:59 AM   #50 
  - In case you haven't noticed  Treo   Oct-04-09 01:33 AM   #62 
  - I support it.  proteus_lives   Oct-04-09 01:42 AM   #65 
  - Make sure you check to see if the next shooter was lawfully carrying concealed on campus.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-04-09 11:49 AM   #92 
  - Is the validity of your post...  PavePusher   Oct-04-09 12:23 PM   #97 
  - plenty of campuses allow carry  paulsby   Oct-04-09 04:38 PM   #104 
  - Taking names?  beevul   Oct-04-09 10:00 PM   #109 
  - The desire to cut off free speech for positions people disagree with is disgusting  TheKentuckian   Oct-04-09 02:09 AM   #77 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-04-09 04:31 AM   #84 
  - Might hate me for this.  BillDU   Oct-04-09 07:20 AM   #88 
  - Because not matter how much....  Jackson1999   Oct-04-09 01:53 PM   #99 
  - Wow. This thread has brought out the closet right wing republicans..  Jackson1999   Oct-04-09 01:51 PM   #98 
  - there are a lot of people here who oppose free speech  paulsby   Oct-04-09 04:33 PM   #103 
  - About Students for Concealed Carry on Campus  Douva   Oct-04-09 02:55 PM   #100 
  - +1 for the First Amendment, and -1 for those confirming the old joke:  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-04-09 07:50 PM   #107 
 

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