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sharesunited Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-18-10 10:10 PM
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5. Do guns come off the assembly line bound for the bad guys?
No, the supply chain is all "legit" until a unit takes bad turn and falls into the wrong hands.

In other words, the very prevalence of guns in American society is the problem.

Ultimately, every unit produced is accessible to anyone.

Thanks 2nd Amendment! And thank YOU Supreme Court for your willful misinterpretation thereof!

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  -Uniformed Chicago officer is shot, killed MichaelHarris  Jul-18-10 09:49 PM   #0 
  - "reality" eh? I see your anecdote and raise you one  X_Digger   Jul-18-10 09:54 PM   #1 
  - This story illustrates the prevalence of guns in the hands of the public. Not good.  sharesunited   Jul-18-10 09:57 PM   #2 
  - "the public"??? The bad guys get guns regardless of whether "the public" are allowed to.  Better Today   Jul-18-10 10:00 PM   #3 
  - Do guns come off the assembly line bound for the bad guys?  sharesunited   Jul-18-10 10:10 PM   #5 
  - Except that everywhere I've lived where guns are easy to obtain, the crime is less than  Better Today   Jul-18-10 10:18 PM   #14 
  - My experience is precisely the opposite. Guns embolden crime and cause people to make bad choices.  sharesunited   Jul-18-10 10:24 PM   #19 
     - Then try to answer this  cowman   Jul-18-10 10:32 PM   #21 
     - The moment of conversion for an officer comes when he is fatally shot.  sharesunited   Jul-18-10 10:35 PM   #22 
        - Over the years  cowman   Jul-18-10 10:45 PM   #23 
        - Yes, of course, it is axiomatic that shooting a peace officer is unlawful.  sharesunited   Jul-18-10 10:55 PM   #26 
           - nope not a slow learner  cowman   Jul-18-10 10:57 PM   #27 
              - You attribute too much power to my views if you think I can inflict death with them.  sharesunited   Jul-18-10 11:04 PM   #31 
                 - Not until you get your way  Katya Mullethov   Jul-18-10 11:07 PM   #32 
                 - I don't attribute anything to you  cowman   Jul-18-10 11:08 PM   #33 
                    - Then why point to ME as illustrating some kind of equivalency between the 1A and 2A?  sharesunited   Jul-18-10 11:17 PM   #34 
                       - My point is  cowman   Jul-18-10 11:21 PM   #35 
                          - You're correct that I don't get to pick. But the judiciary does.  sharesunited   Jul-18-10 11:29 PM   #37 
                             - You don't get to "fillet" a portion of the BoR, period. That is why there is an amendment  Hoopla Phil   Jul-18-10 11:32 PM   #38 
                                - That would be the political route. It is much less efficient.  sharesunited   Jul-18-10 11:42 PM   #39 
                                   - Irregardless of your obfuscation. The judiciary cannot "fillet" out a part of  Hoopla Phil   Jul-18-10 11:45 PM   #40 
                                   - That is not a "political rout" that is the law as it is written. Too bad it is  Hoopla Phil   Jul-18-10 11:47 PM   #41 
                                   - Judges  Nuclear Unicorn   Jul-20-10 10:52 AM   #48 
        - So now you claim to know the last thoughts of the dead?  PavePusher   Jul-18-10 10:54 PM   #25 
        - Does the final thought instead go How Thankful I Am For The Right Of The Public To Own Guns?  sharesunited   Jul-18-10 11:01 PM   #29 
           - Riiiiight  cowman   Jul-18-10 11:04 PM   #30 
        - Ah. That's what was missing.  rrneck   Jul-18-10 11:23 PM   #36 
     - Explain, IN CONCRETE TERMS, how they do that. nt  rrneck   Jul-18-10 10:48 PM   #24 
     - ...which makes Zurich the 'Chicago' of Europe, of course.  Francis Marion   Jul-19-10 03:42 AM   #42 
  - Here let me fix that for you  cowman   Jul-18-10 10:23 PM   #18 
  - Yes, some guns certainly do.  one-eyed fat man   Jul-19-10 07:57 AM   #45 
  - No, scaresunited also believes that drug prohibition works, too.  X_Digger   Jul-18-10 10:24 PM   #20 
     - Well that explains alot.  Better Today   Jul-18-10 11:00 PM   #28 
  - Hey liar, ever going to answer that PM?  proteus_lives   Jul-18-10 10:11 PM   #8 
  - "The public" is racist code-speak for black people and other minorities  slackmaster   Jul-19-10 09:50 AM   #46 
  - Whoa, How can you say this  inenemyterritory   Jul-18-10 10:03 PM   #4 
  - "This is the reality of concealed carry, bad guys are ready to shoot, you aren't."  proteus_lives   Jul-18-10 10:11 PM   #6 
  - was shot . . . after an overnight shift guarding Mayor Richard Daley's house.  Hoopla Phil   Jul-18-10 10:11 PM   #7 
  - He identified himself as an officer before exchanging gunfire  Hoopla Phil   Jul-18-10 10:12 PM   #9 
  - Bailey's son, Michael, was home, grabbed one of his father's guns and ran outside to defend his dad,  Hoopla Phil   Jul-18-10 10:13 PM   #10 
  - Three guns were found at the scene, one of them belonging to Bailey  Hoopla Phil   Jul-18-10 10:15 PM   #11 
  - The Bailey and Wortham shootings have striking similarities.  Hoopla Phil   Jul-18-10 10:16 PM   #12 
  - "It's devastating. ... It's like a war out here.  Hoopla Phil   Jul-18-10 10:18 PM   #13 
  - Humm, this may have been a targeted hit after all.  Hoopla Phil   Jul-18-10 10:21 PM   #15 
  - I see nothing about CCW in the Tribune report  doc03   Jul-18-10 10:22 PM   #16 
  - -1 to you for assumption of facts not in evidence.  friendly_iconoclast   Jul-18-10 10:22 PM   #17 
  - No one ever said it was a guarantee  Taitertots   Jul-19-10 07:27 AM   #43 
  - I'm betting it was a hit.  jeepnstein   Jul-19-10 07:41 AM   #44 
  - Less to do with Chicago (still existing) Gun Ban - More to do with Daley ...  DonP   Jul-19-10 10:26 AM   #47 
 

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