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friendly_iconoclast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-19-11 07:39 PM
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7. By that metric, it's physically harmful to drive a car or serve fatty foods.
Are those that are killed in crashes or die of atherosclerosis less dead than those shot?
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  -Objecting to open carry: Equating 'moral harm' with intimidation friendly_iconoclast  Feb-19-11 07:16 PM   #0 
  - Robert Bork is an ignorant RW republican asshole who perpetrated the Saturday Night Massacre  jpak   Feb-19-11 07:25 PM   #1 
  - That was the point (n/t)  Euromutt   Feb-19-11 07:28 PM   #2 
  - Bingo. And jpak doesn't get that he is on Bork's side.  TheWraith   Feb-21-11 12:59 AM   #26 
  - So the open carriage of handguns isn't "morally harmful", then?  friendly_iconoclast   Feb-19-11 07:29 PM   #4 
  - No - it is physically harmful - handguns are meant to kill humans  jpak   Feb-19-11 07:31 PM   #5 
     - By that metric, it's physically harmful to drive a car or serve fatty foods.  friendly_iconoclast   Feb-19-11 07:39 PM   #7 
        - No it is not - cars are transportation - fats are essential nutrients  jpak   Feb-19-11 07:42 PM   #9 
           - And yet carrying them does not physically harm anyone.  NewMoonTherian   Feb-20-11 05:43 PM   #22 
           - I've been carrying one for 15 years ...  spin   Feb-20-11 06:11 PM   #24 
  - Bork agrees with you on this - again with the reading comprehension?  DonP   Feb-19-11 08:32 PM   #16 
  - RIF - reading is fundamental..n/t  X_Digger   Feb-19-11 08:41 PM   #17 
  - Is this an illness  rl6214   Feb-20-11 01:29 PM   #21 
  - WOOOOSH.  Callisto32   Feb-20-11 10:42 PM   #25 
  - "but if we arent adversely affected by it" - provoking fear is not a Constitutional right  jpak   Feb-19-11 07:29 PM   #3 
  - Do you fear cars? They kill more Americans each year than guns do.  friendly_iconoclast   Feb-19-11 07:36 PM   #6 
  - No - cars are transportation - not weapons designed specifically to kill humans  jpak   Feb-19-11 07:40 PM   #8 
  - Cars are still deadlier than guns in the US, and there are more guns than cars here.  friendly_iconoclast   Feb-19-11 07:45 PM   #11 
  - A car is a two-ton plus bludgeon traveling at a couple of dozen miles per hour (or more)  Euromutt   Feb-19-11 07:54 PM   #14 
  - I am still in far more danger from your car....  PavePusher   Feb-19-11 09:01 PM   #18 
  - Cars can be harmful even when operated properly  speltwon   Feb-20-11 02:07 AM   #19 
  - "Provoking fear" is an inaccurate description. If Person A is going about his lawful,  petronius   Feb-19-11 07:44 PM   #10 
  - But .........they're sitting at ----MY---- lunch counter !  Katya Mullethov   Feb-19-11 08:19 PM   #15 
     - got some balls dont they?  YllwFvr   Feb-21-11 07:43 AM   #27 
  - Certainly not.  NewMoonTherian   Feb-20-11 05:46 PM   #23 
     - antis seem to think  YllwFvr   Feb-21-11 07:45 AM   #28 
  - If we could write legislation  rrneck   Feb-19-11 07:47 PM   #12 
  - As I noted earlier, there are TWO kinds of open carriers  Euromutt   Feb-19-11 07:50 PM   #13 
  - Thank you  YllwFvr   Feb-21-11 07:57 AM   #29 
  - Wow, what a GREAT post! KandR n/t  Bold Lib   Feb-20-11 01:12 PM   #20 
 

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