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Ruby the Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-16-11 07:35 PM
Response to Reply #36
43. Safety regulations?
How are they different?

Better question, can you answer the OP's question?
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  -Simple Question: Why Do You Need a 30 Round Ammo Clip? Junkdrawer  Jan-16-11 07:18 PM   #0 
  - Duh! In case 30 burglars show up!  hedgehog   Jan-16-11 07:20 PM   #1 
  - true enough  appal_jack   Jan-16-11 10:10 PM   #141 
  - Good luck. I tried asking this a few times and got my butt handed to me.  Ruby the Liberal   Jan-16-11 07:20 PM   #2 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-16-11 07:20 PM   #3 
  - If I'm hunting and 30 birds fly by...  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 07:21 PM   #4 
  - In case you miss your target  NOLALady   Jan-16-11 07:22 PM   #5 
  - Everything not forbidden is compulsory? n/t  Davis_X_Machina   Jan-16-11 07:23 PM   #6 
  - That's the thing about freedom  Brilliantrocket   Jan-16-11 07:23 PM   #7 
  - Very True... In America, People Have The Freedom To Be Irresponsible Assholes  WillyT   Jan-16-11 07:28 PM   #17 
  - Great idea! Lets also eliminate OSHA, EPA, FDIC, SEC, ATF, FDA  Ruby the Liberal   Jan-16-11 07:32 PM   #35 
  - I get it.  lfairban   Jan-16-11 09:37 PM   #136 
  - For those who are  BillE   Jan-16-11 07:24 PM   #8 
  - Bad shot? nt  ZombieHorde   Jan-16-11 07:24 PM   #9 
  - Foreign invasion  Still a Democrat   Jan-16-11 07:25 PM   #10 
  - They'd be doing us a favor...  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 07:27 PM   #15 
  - Bastards could be bringing health care for all  Still a Democrat   Jan-16-11 07:32 PM   #34 
     - ^^ this ^^  Ruby the Liberal   Jan-16-11 07:32 PM   #38 
  - Could be a war of aggression...  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 07:37 PM   #46 
  - It won't be considered a murder spree  salinen   Jan-16-11 07:25 PM   #11 
  - Why do I? I don't. I'm a good shot.  flvegan   Jan-16-11 07:26 PM   #12 
  - "slippery slope" vs "well-regulated" militia  Ruby the Liberal   Jan-16-11 07:28 PM   #19 
  - Well-regulated = well-maintained  Rage for Order   Jan-16-11 07:31 PM   #31 
  - They didn't have semi-autos with 31 round capability  Ruby the Liberal   Jan-16-11 07:33 PM   #39 
     - The DID actually have repeaters.  beevul   Jan-16-11 07:57 PM   #69 
     - There is no question that speech kills  Ruby the Liberal   Jan-16-11 08:24 PM   #99 
     - I have said it before and I'll say it again  lepus   Jan-19-11 04:11 PM   #209 
     - they had semi autos with 20 round tubes  YllwFvr   Jan-17-11 12:06 AM   #153 
     - And they didn't ink up their keyboards to blog.  SteveM   Jan-18-11 08:49 PM   #198 
  - I'm not advocating for magazines like this.  flvegan   Jan-16-11 07:32 PM   #36 
  - Safety regulations?  Ruby the Liberal   Jan-16-11 07:35 PM   #43 
     - Gun owners are end-users.  flvegan   Jan-16-11 07:44 PM   #53 
        - Can you answer the OP's question?  Ruby the Liberal   Jan-16-11 07:49 PM   #58 
        - I did.  flvegan   Jan-16-11 07:55 PM   #67 
        - Depends on what they're using them for  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 07:50 PM   #60 
           - An excellent point.  flvegan   Jan-16-11 07:57 PM   #70 
  - Well regulated militia...  beevul   Jan-16-11 07:54 PM   #66 
     - Define 'regulated'  Ruby the Liberal   Jan-16-11 08:26 PM   #103 
        - The bill of rights...  beevul   Jan-16-11 08:53 PM   #120 
        - In this context? Well functioning..  X_Digger   Jan-16-11 09:58 PM   #137 
        - Regulated in the context of the 2nd Amendment has nothing to do  hack89   Jan-17-11 06:40 AM   #170 
  - So... Absolutely no new weapon restrictions even though it might save some lives..  Junkdrawer   Jan-16-11 07:29 PM   #24 
     - I certainly didn't say that.  flvegan   Jan-16-11 07:39 PM   #48 
     - We have a representative democracy  jeff47   Jan-16-11 11:44 PM   #147 
        - I trust the vote of the people  flvegan   Jan-16-11 11:52 PM   #150 
        - Those reps are the result of the vote of the people. (nt)  jeff47   Jan-17-11 12:05 AM   #152 
        - How about Congressional bait and switch?  one-eyed fat man   Jan-17-11 11:26 AM   #181 
     - Do legitimate gun owners have a voice in this?  beevul   Jan-16-11 08:01 PM   #72 
     - We already did justify it.  jeff47   Jan-16-11 11:47 PM   #148 
        - that it wont make a difference  YllwFvr   Jan-17-11 12:33 AM   #156 
        - Justification is more than just stating what you'd "like" to do.  beevul   Jan-18-11 08:59 PM   #200 
     - They've tried restricting high capacity magazines  RSillsbee   Jan-16-11 09:19 PM   #133 
     - unintended consequences, or perhaps not.  YllwFvr   Jan-17-11 12:28 AM   #155 
  - 30 groundhogs doing a line dance?  Sanity Claws   Jan-16-11 07:27 PM   #13 
  - Why is it always an odd number like 15, 17, 19 or 33  jakeXT   Jan-16-11 07:27 PM   #14 
  - One in the chamber, balance in the magazine.  Ruby the Liberal   Jan-16-11 07:29 PM   #22 
  - Feng-Shui ?  jakeXT   Jan-16-11 07:31 PM   #29 
  - Lots of guns only hold a maximum of even rounds in thier magazines.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jan-16-11 07:35 PM   #44 
  - Yep.  beevul   Jan-16-11 08:05 PM   #80 
     - 11 in the mag? I had an M92/M9 that held 15 rounds...  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jan-16-11 08:08 PM   #85 
        - The model 96...  beevul   Jan-16-11 09:12 PM   #128 
  - coincidence, many models hold 10,12,14,16  Endangered Specie   Jan-16-11 10:02 PM   #138 
  - simply frame size  YllwFvr   Jan-17-11 12:34 AM   #157 
  - If you're in a gunfight with someone who is using a 30 Round Ammo magazine  Taverner   Jan-16-11 07:28 PM   #16 
  - Why then are rocket launchers illegal?  Bragi   Jan-16-11 07:35 PM   #42 
     - Isn't that a big jump from a 30 round magazine?  Taverner   Jan-16-11 07:40 PM   #49 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-16-11 07:54 PM   #65 
        - Yeah, I was just thinking the other day...  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 07:55 PM   #68 
           - Oddly enough, flamethrowers are considered agricultural implements...  beevul   Jan-16-11 08:09 PM   #87 
     - They shouldn't be  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 07:44 PM   #54 
     - They aren't illegal.  beevul   Jan-16-11 08:07 PM   #83 
     - There's quite a few things that are surprisingly legal...  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 08:19 PM   #91 
        - LOL, yep.  beevul   Jan-16-11 08:54 PM   #121 
     - Rocket launchers aren't illegal. Explosive rockets are tightly regulated.  GreenStormCloud   Jan-17-11 08:06 AM   #173 
        - Well how can I defend myself if a criminal has one?  Bragi   Jan-17-11 10:34 AM   #179 
           - Let us know when it happens. N/T  GreenStormCloud   Jan-17-11 06:18 PM   #193 
  - to overthrow the government!  mimitabby   Jan-16-11 07:28 PM   #18 
  - It's good exercise hauling them around. Try holding and aiming a pistol with 30 rounds.  bluerum   Jan-16-11 07:29 PM   #20 
  - So you can reenact Dirty Harry  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 07:29 PM   #21 
  - Dirty Harry never had that much ammo  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 07:30 PM   #25 
  - Dirty Harry cranked up to 11  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 07:31 PM   # 
     - Dirty Harry used a 44 magnum revolver, FWIW.  beevul   Jan-16-11 09:19 PM   #132 
  - Uh, more like 5 or 6 depending on your punk luck.  SteveM   Jan-18-11 08:56 PM   #199 
  - For the zombie invasion, doh!  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 07:29 PM   #23 
  - Maybe a mass injury spree?  Still a Democrat   Jan-16-11 07:30 PM   #26 
  - cause those you are shooting at might tackle you if you have to RELOAD  spanone   Jan-16-11 07:30 PM   #27 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-16-11 07:31 PM   #28 
  - Competition, recreation, and possibly incase I miss an attacker 29 times.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jan-16-11 07:31 PM   #30 
  - We don't.  Crystal Clarity   Jan-16-11 07:31 PM   #32 
  - Why is it a matter of need?  Codeine   Jan-16-11 07:32 PM   #33 
  - Because it seems like a reasonable restriction to non-gun owners  jeff47   Jan-16-11 11:52 PM   #149 
  - Perfect point!!  one-eyed fat man   Jan-17-11 07:59 AM   #172 
  - Magazines with capacities > 10 are useful when there 2 or 3 home invaders for example.  aikoaiko   Jan-16-11 07:32 PM   #37 
  - So you can shoot a whole flock of birds and leave people wondering.  Kablooie   Jan-16-11 07:34 PM   #40 
  - Why do people need a 6000 pound SUV that gets  doc03   Jan-16-11 07:34 PM   #41 
  - You know what's messed up? 5000lb+ four wheel drives that guys wreck nature with...  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jan-16-11 07:42 PM   #51 
     - You're generalizing about four wheeling  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 07:47 PM   #56 
        - Actually, I couldn't give a crap about four wheeling.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jan-16-11 08:01 PM   #73 
           - Ah, I see.  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 08:03 PM   #75 
  - There is no such thing as a 30 round ammo clip  ProgressiveProfessor   Jan-16-11 07:35 PM   #45 
  - Your of course correct...  Az_lefty   Jan-16-11 07:43 PM   #52 
  - I think MSM does, they just refuse to let an opportunity by to "dig" at 2A defenders.  SteveM   Jan-18-11 08:59 PM   #201 
  - In a world where people use "2" to abbreviate "to"  jeff47   Jan-16-11 11:54 PM   #151 
     - But "mag" is even shorter than "clip"  petronius   Jan-17-11 12:37 AM   #158 
     - It is not slang. It is just wrong.  ManiacJoe   Jan-17-11 03:04 AM   #168 
  - You must be a liberal gun-grabber!!!!1  Bluebear   Jan-16-11 07:37 PM   #47 
  - I might need one if  Autumn   Jan-16-11 07:42 PM   #50 
  - First boom, worst case second  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 07:46 PM   #55 
     - When a couple of them come around if they get too close  Autumn   Jan-16-11 08:09 PM   #86 
        - Of course they do  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 08:19 PM   #90 
  - To shoot a herd of buffalo  HockeyMom   Jan-16-11 07:48 PM   #57 
  - Nope, not enough penetration  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 07:49 PM   #59 
  - Indeterminate actually. The OP did not specify which kind of firearm  ProgressiveProfessor   Jan-16-11 07:53 PM   #63 
  - I think the Jennings rifle (Civil War) held over 20 rounds in an integral magazine.  SteveM   Jan-18-11 09:01 PM   #202 
  - Duh!  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Jan-16-11 07:50 PM   #61 
  - the only reason is to kill baby kill  CountAllVotes   Jan-16-11 07:52 PM   #62 
  - Just in case a gang of 30 broke into my home n/t  doc03   Jan-16-11 07:53 PM   #64 
  - Ask this question again  cbc5g   Jan-16-11 08:00 PM   #71 
  - Oh Jesus, here we go, the end times doomsayers of ZERO  DainBramaged   Jan-16-11 08:04 PM   #77 
  - Thirty Rounds are great for taking on a  AsahinaKimi   Jan-16-11 08:13 PM   #88 
  - With that skull thickness  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 08:22 PM   #95 
     - 9mm against a rex? gimme 5 dozen guys with mp5s  YllwFvr   Jan-17-11 12:52 AM   #160 
        - It's all about shot placement  DonP   Jan-17-11 08:43 AM   #174 
        - Make up your mind  RSillsbee   Jan-17-11 09:11 AM   #176 
           - Two issues - poorly worded responses  DonP   Jan-17-11 11:48 AM   #185 
              - taking down a Grizzly with a 1911 .45ACP  RSillsbee   Jan-17-11 03:32 PM   #191 
        - mp -5 is a 9mm parabellum  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-17-11 11:05 AM   #180 
           - oh yes I agree, for something that size  YllwFvr   Jan-17-11 01:47 PM   #190 
              - If you're that far away why kill it at all?  RSillsbee   Jan-17-11 03:34 PM   #192 
                 - *jeff foxworthy accent*  YllwFvr   Jan-17-11 07:54 PM   #197 
  - If society ever does break down  Upton   Jan-16-11 08:22 PM   #96 
  - We are, extended clips ain't gonna make that much  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 08:23 PM   #98 
  - The wet dream of the gun clan, armageddon  DainBramaged   Jan-16-11 10:09 PM   #139 
  - You feel that way about 80,000,000+ fellow Americans? nice. nt  SteveM   Jan-18-11 09:05 PM   #203 
  - its already your responsibility to protect your loved ones  YllwFvr   Jan-17-11 12:55 AM   #163 
  - la riots nt  YllwFvr   Jan-17-11 12:52 AM   #162 
     - Really, without reason.....  DainBramaged   Jan-17-11 01:14 AM   #166 
  - Sounds like an argument for guns, not 30 round magazines for handguns....  Junkdrawer   Jan-16-11 08:04 PM   #78 
  - Because they think the Supreme court has given them sovereign rights over all others...  DainBramaged   Jan-16-11 08:06 PM   #81 
  - I'm trying to figure out why some controllers want to ban them. nt  SteveM   Jan-18-11 09:06 PM   #204 
  - you need 60 round clips ...30 extra for your paranoia  spanone   Jan-16-11 08:20 PM   #92 
  - Paranoid much? I say this as a GUN owner.  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 08:20 PM   #93 
  - I have got a reality check for you  Ramulux   Jan-16-11 10:26 PM   #143 
     - if it ever got ugly  YllwFvr   Jan-17-11 12:58 AM   #164 
     - Reality check for you. Rodney King riots.  GreenStormCloud   Jan-17-11 06:28 PM   #195 
  - Some people think it increases your odds when playing Russian Roulette  struggle4progress   Jan-16-11 08:03 PM   #74 
  - That's pretty funny, when you think about it...  petronius   Jan-16-11 10:18 PM   #142 
     - i agree  YllwFvr   Jan-17-11 12:59 AM   #165 
     - .  struggle4progress   Jan-17-11 12:52 PM   #187 
  - Why do you need a 72 inch TV?  Ghost in the Machine   Jan-16-11 08:03 PM   #76 
  - If had one I would get a wireless keyboard and surf the net from a bed/couch  jakeXT   Jan-16-11 08:05 PM   #79 
  - That would be some scary close-ups watching porn, huh?  Ghost in the Machine   Jan-16-11 08:23 PM   #97 
     - I remember the 90's without popup blockers...one wrong click  jakeXT   Jan-16-11 08:53 PM   #119 
  - I'm using a 37'' led lcd hdtv as a pc monitor right now.  beevul   Jan-16-11 08:16 PM   #89 
  - Heh!  Ghost in the Machine   Jan-16-11 08:25 PM   #100 
  - TV is sixteen year old  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 08:25 PM   #101 
     - EEEKK!! Jailbait! Jailbait!  Ghost in the Machine   Jan-16-11 08:37 PM   #110 
     - This one my parents got  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 08:44 PM   #114 
     - I know you and I disagree on the gun issue, but that doesn't mean we can't talk tv's.  beevul   Jan-16-11 08:42 PM   #111 
  - Why does anybody need thirty rolls of toilet paper?  May Hamm   Jan-16-11 08:06 PM   #82 
  - Simple minds are simple.  tabasco   Jan-16-11 08:58 PM   #126 
  - Beating off Human Wave Attacks from the PRC.  formercia   Jan-16-11 08:07 PM   #84 
  - Hehe, you said beating off  NuclearDem   Jan-16-11 08:21 PM   #94 
     - You get a free coupon for your next purchase of hand lotion.  formercia   Jan-16-11 08:28 PM   #105 
  - I don't "need" one, but I "need" them to remain unlegislated.  beevul   Jan-16-11 08:25 PM   #102 
  - My Beretta 92F is designed for 15 rounds magazine. That is its STANDARD magazine  ProgressiveProfessor   Jan-16-11 08:31 PM   #106 
  - The 96 holds less...  beevul   Jan-16-11 09:15 PM   #131 
  - My Springfield XDM has a bigger magazine than yours  doc03   Jan-16-11 10:28 PM   #144 
  - This question sounds like hyperbole  jeff47   Jan-17-11 12:17 AM   #154 
     - The answer is simple - a magazine restriction will be reasonable as soon as  petronius   Jan-17-11 12:45 AM   #159 
     - What kind of proof do you need?  jeff47   Jan-17-11 11:31 AM   #183 
        - That would be a start: how many shootings have been stopped because the shooter was reloading? (nt)  petronius   Jan-17-11 12:34 PM   #186 
        - Umm.. no. What usually stops them is an armed response or a lack of additional victims.  X_Digger   Jan-17-11 01:18 PM   #188 
        - How many "mass shootings" were committed using 33-round mags before Tucson? nt  SteveM   Jan-18-11 09:09 PM   #205 
     - Not really  DonP   Jan-17-11 09:04 AM   #175 
        - You are carefully selecting your stats to back up your opinion.  jeff47   Jan-17-11 11:44 AM   #184 
           - I think you're reading more into Don's response than is warranted.  X_Digger   Jan-17-11 01:31 PM   #189 
  - I'm probably going to get flak for this...  RedArmy300   Jan-16-11 08:27 PM   #104 
  - If you are using a side arm to hunt varmint  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 08:52 PM   #118 
  - I don't need to justify exercising my RKBA..  Upton   Jan-16-11 08:32 PM   #107 
  - Why do you need the rite to speak freely - except to incite others to violence.  Edweird   Jan-16-11 08:32 PM   #108 
  - Some people just like owning that type of stuff.  Celeborn Skywalker   Jan-16-11 08:33 PM   #109 
  - Because you are totally unqualified to fire a gun ... so you need a lot of bullets!!  JoePhilly   Jan-16-11 08:44 PM   #112 
  - Hey... I should resent that comment  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-16-11 08:46 PM   #116 
  - BINGO!!! (n/t)  ProudDad   Jan-16-11 08:55 PM   #122 
  - In case you come under attack by an army?  moondust   Jan-16-11 08:44 PM   #113 
  - Or Zombies!!!!  JoePhilly   Jan-16-11 08:47 PM   #117 
  - WOLVERINES!  doc03   Jan-16-11 10:31 PM   #145 
  - IMO it's not that gun-owners need HCMs, it's that they need NO RESTRICTIONS on weapons,  ProgressiveEconomist   Jan-16-11 08:46 PM   #115 
  - Sure..  Upton   Jan-16-11 09:12 PM   #129 
  - Let me correct that for you.  beevul   Jan-16-11 09:30 PM   #134 
  - The "CHRISTINA'S LAW"  pipoman   Jan-16-11 09:31 PM   #135 
  - Why do you NEED a car which will go  pipoman   Jan-16-11 08:57 PM   #123 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-16-11 08:58 PM   #124 
  - All of those terroristic, freedom hatin' deer that will follow us home when we leave Iraq! N/t  8 track mind   Jan-16-11 08:58 PM   #125 
  - When did you stop beating your wife?  X_Digger   Jan-16-11 09:12 PM   #127 
  - If I need one and don't have it will you be there to help? nt  rrneck   Jan-16-11 09:13 PM   #130 
  - In case I find a large number of people are trying to kill me.  NewMoonTherian   Jan-16-11 10:10 PM   #140 
  - It's called overkill. For the same reason the US of A has 11 nuclear carriers.  rhett o rick   Jan-16-11 10:42 PM   #146 
  - I can't speak for anybody else  guitar man   Jan-17-11 12:52 AM   #161 
  - Well, I don't  j420norcal   Jan-17-11 01:27 AM   #167 
  - I don't "Need" to justify my ownership of private property to you or anyone else  LawnKorn   Jan-17-11 05:58 AM   #169 
  - Fear, Plain and simple cowardise. Why not let everyone carry a machine gun? Fear! nt  right2bfree   Jan-17-11 07:35 AM   #171 
  - I think you are the fearful one, here. I cannot speak to your "cowardise," however. nt  SteveM   Jan-18-11 09:14 PM   #206 
  - Zombies  slackmaster   Jan-17-11 09:15 AM   #177 
  - False Dilemma: I don't need a reason to exercise a right.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jan-17-11 09:22 AM   #178 
  - The question of "need" is irrelevant  derby378   Jan-17-11 11:29 AM   #182 
  - Do I need one? No. Others?...maybe. I don't know.....  Bonhomme Richard   Jan-17-11 06:21 PM   #194 
  - The U.S. does not have a Dept of Needs and you are not the Needs Czar. N/T  GreenStormCloud   Jan-17-11 06:31 PM   #196 
  - "Need" is subjective, but I shoot in USPSA sanctioned matches with mine...  benEzra   Jan-19-11 03:52 PM   #207 
  - Guns: 10 Rounds  texshelters   Jan-19-11 03:59 PM   #208 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-19-11 08:52 PM   #210 
  - YOU ARE A LOSER and COMPENSATING. nt  madinmaryland   Jan-19-11 11:44 PM   #211 
 

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