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burrfoot Donating Member (801 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-18-09 08:03 PM
Response to Reply #132
139. Actually,
Edited on Wed Nov-18-09 08:07 PM by burrfoot
it is perjury. You are signing a document that is going to filed with the court, and there is a little phrase to the effect of "by signing, I affirm that all statements contained within this document are true to the best of my knowledge...."

FWIW.

*Edit- sweet pistol. I'm a Glock fan. But really, seriously- why would you lie about this information?*
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  -If you were adopting a child, how would you answer this question? spin  Nov-17-09 12:19 PM   #0 
  - I think it's a more valid question than "are you gay"  unpossibles   Nov-17-09 12:21 PM   #1 
  - +5  Tikki   Nov-17-09 12:22 PM   #2 
  - +10  elehhhhna   Nov-17-09 05:08 PM   #77 
  - Absolutely right. The gun crowd equates gun rights with civil rights.  onehandle   Nov-17-09 12:28 PM   #7 
  - Guns and civil rights are more closely tied than most imagine...  spin   Nov-17-09 12:47 PM   #15 
  - guns rights are CONSTITUTIONAL rights. Why do you hate the COnstitution?  rd_kent   Nov-17-09 02:52 PM   #52 
     - Yes. Gun rights = human rights.  onehandle   Nov-17-09 08:54 PM   #103 
        - You seem to be the only one equating this with a Human Rights issue.  rd_kent   Nov-18-09 09:28 AM   #122 
  - Same here  Warpy   Nov-17-09 12:33 PM   #9 
  - I think both questions are improper.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 01:29 PM   #32 
  - Agreed! - nt  Tejas   Nov-17-09 04:48 PM   #65 
  - Actually the number of kids killed by guns is at an all time low.  TheWraith   Nov-17-09 01:45 PM   #43 
  - Probably still higher than the number killed by gay adopters, though  Dead_Parrot   Nov-17-09 05:34 PM   #84 
  - Neither should be a sole reason for rejection. (n/t)  spin   Nov-17-09 06:12 PM   #89 
  - But exponentially more kids die in home swimming pools  pipoman   Nov-19-09 06:40 AM   #144 
  - Gun safety a concern in the wake of childs death Monday  struggle4progress   Nov-17-09 05:45 PM   #85 
  - Can't be all time lows if recent years were higher, can it?  russ1943   Nov-18-09 12:25 PM   #126 
  - In my book, that's not a valid question either (n/t)  Euromutt   Nov-17-09 11:43 PM   #109 
  - Do you own a gun? Are you a felon? Do you take drugs? Do you drink?  onehandle   Nov-17-09 12:23 PM   #3 
  - How the hell does owning a gun equate to being  doc03   Nov-17-09 12:43 PM   #14 
  - I read that not as those being eqivalent but of all things which may be a red flag  unpossibles   Nov-17-09 12:48 PM   #16 
     - Exactly. nt  onehandle   Nov-17-09 12:51 PM   #17 
     - Why would me owning a perfectly legal object have anything to  doc03   Nov-17-09 12:54 PM   #18 
        - It's their right to protect the kids in their care.  onehandle   Nov-17-09 01:22 PM   #25 
        - We had firearms in the house when I was growing up, and I feel I am a more rounded person...  slackmaster   Nov-17-09 01:24 PM   #27 
        - Protect them from what?  rd_kent   Nov-17-09 02:53 PM   #53 
        - Do you have a fire extinguisher, or smoke detector?  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 03:53 PM   #58 
           - Did you miss post or something?  rd_kent   Nov-17-09 04:15 PM   #60 
           - Disregard. I am dumb.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 04:20 PM   #62 
           - many if not most gun owners see guns as tools  reggie the dog   Nov-17-09 05:04 PM   #76 
              - I own a number of handguns and my primary use is target shooting...  spin   Nov-17-09 06:25 PM   #91 
              - Actually..  X_Digger   Nov-17-09 06:26 PM   #92 
        - so hunters should not be allowed to adpot?  reggie the dog   Nov-17-09 05:03 PM   #75 
        - Yes. That's exactly what I said.  onehandle   Nov-17-09 08:52 PM   #102 
        - And again  pipoman   Nov-19-09 07:08 AM   #145 
        - and it's their right to decide that you may not be suitable for adopting a human being  unpossibles   Nov-17-09 01:26 PM   #30 
        - What the hell does car jackings have to do with Race?  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 01:35 PM   #36 
        - it just sounded to me like you presented two options  unpossibles   Nov-17-09 02:10 PM   #48 
           - Well, we have diverse criminals where I'm from.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 03:06 PM   #55 
           - me too - I live in NYC  unpossibles   Nov-17-09 03:11 PM   #56 
              - Ah, yeah, there would be a difference.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 03:50 PM   #57 
           - I am from the suburbs and I grew up around guns  reggie the dog   Nov-17-09 05:12 PM   #79 
              - Black people hunt.  taurus145   Nov-17-09 08:42 PM   #100 
        - how is jacking racist?  reggie the dog   Nov-17-09 05:11 PM   #78 
        - Exactly  reggie the dog   Nov-17-09 05:01 PM   #74 
        - It would also be your right to say extraterrestrials had taken over the US government, and it might  struggle4progress   Nov-17-09 05:58 PM   #87 
           - Ok. you're right. Let the kids sit in foster care then! That will teach  kelly1mm   Nov-18-09 01:13 AM   #115 
              - The panic and hysteria in this forum is quite remarkable  struggle4progress   Nov-18-09 02:01 AM   #116 
  - One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just doesn't belonggggg...  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 01:33 PM   #35 
  - That was covered in #16 and #37. nt  onehandle   Nov-17-09 01:39 PM   #38 
     - They would probably not even ask 'are you a felon'.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 01:51 PM   #44 
        - Right. So maybe they don't have to.  onehandle   Nov-17-09 08:51 PM   #101 
           - They only have to because some moron required them to.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 11:32 PM   #107 
  - How does owning a gun, morally speaking, have anything to do  reggie the dog   Nov-17-09 05:00 PM   #72 
  - Me, I'd answer, "no."  tblue   Nov-17-09 12:24 PM   #4 
  - Should that make you more qualified than someone who "loves" shooting...  spin   Nov-17-09 01:29 PM   #31 
  - I don't know.  tblue   Nov-17-09 01:44 PM   #42 
  - That's a fair answer. Thanks. (n/t)  spin   Nov-17-09 01:55 PM   #46 
     - Well, they should never ask just: Do you own a gun?  tblue   Nov-17-09 02:01 PM   #47 
        - I totally agree...  spin   Nov-17-09 04:18 PM   #61 
  - what if you love shooting and love hunting?  reggie the dog   Nov-17-09 05:13 PM   #80 
     - Sounds fine to me...  spin   Nov-17-09 07:04 PM   #95 
        - That's a common issues with female shooters  taurus145   Nov-18-09 07:04 AM   #120 
           - I like the red dot idea...  spin   Nov-18-09 12:31 PM   #127 
  - So much hate!  rd_kent   Nov-17-09 02:54 PM   #54 
  - considering the nature of the rest of the questions, I don't find this invasive  Lerkfish   Nov-17-09 12:25 PM   #5 
  - How frequently do you make love? Damn!  spin   Nov-17-09 12:38 PM   #11 
  - it was very bizarre let me tell you  Lerkfish   Nov-17-09 02:48 PM   #50 
     - My first thought would have been to say,...  spin   Nov-17-09 04:31 PM   #64 
     - Ha! That's what people *say*  Euromutt   Nov-18-09 12:47 AM   #114 
        - Quality sex can be a challenge for young couples with toddlers...  spin   Nov-18-09 11:17 AM   #124 
           - Nifty thing about those phones...  PavePusher   Nov-18-09 01:10 PM   #129 
              - My mother used to put a little beer in a baby bottle...  spin   Nov-18-09 04:24 PM   #133 
              - As the joke goes...  Euromutt   Nov-19-09 01:08 AM   #143 
     - Yep. The whole thing feels like a job interview  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 04:55 PM   #68 
        - In a job interview should the question "Do you own guns"...  spin   Nov-17-09 06:45 PM   #93 
           - If it's a job in a gun shop...  Euromutt   Nov-18-09 12:36 AM   #113 
              - In that case the question makes sense.  spin   Nov-18-09 11:14 AM   #123 
  - Hahah shit, I forgot about that.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 04:53 PM   #67 
  - The way you phrase it is a lot better  Euromutt   Nov-18-09 12:20 AM   #112 
  - About 10 times a day  taurus145   Nov-18-09 07:08 AM   #121 
  - Truthfully.  damntexdem   Nov-17-09 12:25 PM   #6 
  - If the question was literally phrased that way, I would answer "No."  slackmaster   Nov-17-09 12:31 PM   #8 
  - I adopted  wellstone dem   Nov-17-09 12:34 PM   #10 
  - It's none of their f-----g business. Every American has a  doc03   Nov-17-09 12:40 PM   #12 
  - I think it's an entirely appropriate question, especially when you consider things like this  ET Awful   Nov-17-09 12:41 PM   #13 
  - Do they ask about other hazards?  krispos42   Nov-17-09 12:54 PM   #19 
  - Exactly, it's about gun haters. It's obvious  doc03   Nov-17-09 01:00 PM   #21 
  - This is not about gun haters.  burrfoot   Nov-17-09 01:17 PM   #23 
     - Good. It's reassuring to hear from someone in the know.  spin   Nov-17-09 01:40 PM   #40 
        - "Could"  burrfoot   Nov-17-09 07:33 PM   #96 
           - It's good to know there is a challenge proceedure....  spin   Nov-17-09 08:03 PM   #99 
  - None of those things have the primary purpose of violence.  onehandle   Nov-17-09 01:17 PM   #22 
  - But they are just as deadly, which I would think would be the point of the inquiry  krispos42   Nov-17-09 01:25 PM   #28 
  - I saw nothing about gun ownership being a disqualifier.  onehandle   Nov-17-09 01:35 PM   #37 
  - The primary purpose of firearms is not violence...  spin   Nov-17-09 01:26 PM   #29 
  - Yes. When the bullet hits a target it evaporates into nothingness.  onehandle   Nov-17-09 01:33 PM   #34 
     - Destroying paper targets pasted on cardboard is violent?  spin   Nov-17-09 01:52 PM   #45 
     - You gotta kill the animals you eat somehow  reggie the dog   Nov-17-09 05:19 PM   #82 
  - primary purpose of a shotgun is hunting birds  reggie the dog   Nov-17-09 05:18 PM   #81 
     - I have a shotgun, and its primary purpose is home defense.  spin   Nov-17-09 06:23 PM   #90 
  - They also came to my home and checked  Karia   Nov-17-09 01:39 PM   #39 
  - believe or not, yes.  Lerkfish   Nov-17-09 02:49 PM   #51 
  - Actually yes. They asked about dog breeds.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 04:56 PM   #69 
  - No, they don't.  The Doctor.   Nov-17-09 05:01 PM   #73 
     - For a while pediatricians asked that question...  spin   Nov-17-09 06:51 PM   #94 
  - children have a right to own and shoot guns anytime they wish. no bidg deal really nt  msongs   Nov-17-09 12:55 PM   #20 
  - I'm pretty sure they ask  Fresh_Start   Nov-17-09 01:22 PM   #24 
  - I'd answer  burrfoot   Nov-17-09 01:23 PM   #26 
  - That might work if it covered all of the valid follow up questions.  onehandle   Nov-17-09 01:42 PM   #41 
     - Looking back  burrfoot   Nov-17-09 07:45 PM   #97 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Nov-17-09 01:29 PM   #33 
  - One observation after reading all these responses  doc03   Nov-17-09 02:15 PM   #49 
  - That's one scary prediction...  spin   Nov-17-09 04:21 PM   #63 
  - I don't think it'll come to that, but yeah, see post 39 for the sort of microscope we went under.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-17-09 04:59 PM   #71 
     - Hey there-  burrfoot   Nov-18-09 07:32 PM   #136 
        - I assume the inspector is there to find problems.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-18-09 11:24 PM   #142 
           - Gotcha.  burrfoot   Nov-19-09 01:11 PM   #147 
  - i would answer truthfully ... as should everyone ... n/t  Scout   Nov-17-09 04:02 PM   #59 
  - Adoption is not just a baby  kimjamey69   Nov-17-09 04:50 PM   #66 
  - A good point...  spin   Nov-17-09 06:10 PM   #88 
  - Yep. nt  onehandle   Nov-17-09 08:55 PM   #104 
  - that question is out of line  reggie the dog   Nov-17-09 04:59 PM   #70 
  - Sigh...  onehandle   Nov-17-09 08:57 PM   #105 
  - Really?  burrfoot   Nov-18-09 07:48 PM   #137 
  - how many of you fine, upstanding, law-abiding gun owners are going to LIE? n/t  Scout   Nov-17-09 05:34 PM   #83 
  - I might be upset with the question, but I would tell the truth...  spin   Nov-17-09 05:55 PM   #86 
  - I hope she responds, actually;  burrfoot   Nov-18-09 07:57 PM   #138 
  - I would lie.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Nov-18-09 12:10 AM   #110 
     - so apparently some of our gun-owners are not so law-abiding and upstanding citizens  Scout   Nov-18-09 12:51 PM   #128 
        - Is dishonesty on a child adoption questionaire from cosidered purjury?  OneTenthofOnePercent   Nov-18-09 04:21 PM   #132 
        - Actually,  burrfoot   Nov-18-09 08:03 PM   #139 
           - "seriously- why would you lie about this information?"  OneTenthofOnePercent   Nov-19-09 07:11 AM   #146 
              - Sadly,  burrfoot   Nov-19-09 01:20 PM   #148 
        - Now if you would have asked those with concealed carry permits...  spin   Nov-18-09 07:30 PM   #135 
  - What's the next question?  Ready4Change   Nov-17-09 07:48 PM   #98 
  - One would be considered odd if they didn't own one where I live.  Kaleva   Nov-17-09 09:16 PM   #106 
  - No right to ask that.  proteus_lives   Nov-17-09 11:40 PM   #108 
  - It is not about guns, but common sense & safety  Karia   Nov-18-09 12:19 AM   #111 
  - Questions they don't ask, but should...  ZombieHorde   Nov-18-09 03:33 AM   #117 
  - Also . . .  jefflrrp   Nov-18-09 05:24 AM   #119 
  - Truer words have never been spoken. nt  ZombieHorde   Nov-18-09 11:21 AM   #125 
  - Hey! What's wrong with country music? n/t  PavePusher   Nov-18-09 01:13 PM   #130 
  - Meh. Im ambivalent about this one . . .  jefflrrp   Nov-18-09 05:20 AM   #118 
  - I'd simply say "No." n/t  HALO141   Nov-18-09 03:09 PM   #131 
  - Do you vote?  JonQ   Nov-18-09 05:15 PM   #134 
     - Yes, exactly.  burrfoot   Nov-18-09 08:17 PM   #140 
        - Do you ask if they have a pool?  JonQ   Nov-18-09 10:10 PM   #141 
           - Absolutely I  burrfoot   Nov-19-09 01:26 PM   #149 
              - The main difference  JonQ   Nov-19-09 01:44 PM   #150 
                 - Oh, I get that part.  burrfoot   Nov-19-09 07:44 PM   #151 
 

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