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VoteProgressive Donating Member (664 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-19-11 10:24 PM
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2. You can ban them but I see no way to get them away from the current owners......
I am not sure that is even legal. So that means the criminals are the only one having them.
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  -The Democrate need to GIVE UP on the Gun Control battle, it is beyond fixing! VoteProgressive  Mar-19-11 10:19 PM   #0 
  - Local police need to by Armoured Personnel Carriers these days. There is an arms race  applegrove   Mar-19-11 10:23 PM   #1 
  - You can ban them but I see no way to get them away from the current owners......  VoteProgressive   Mar-19-11 10:24 PM   #2 
  - NO. You have believed a myth.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-19-11 10:31 PM   #6 
  - Body armour and multiple round automatic gun clips would qualify  applegrove   Mar-19-11 10:50 PM   #10 
     - "multiple round automatic gun clips" ?!? What the hell is that?  X_Digger   Mar-19-11 11:16 PM   #14 
     - You know exactly what I mean. You choose to not answer my argument but go nuts on vocabulary.  applegrove   Mar-19-11 11:53 PM   #18 
     - No, I really don't know..  X_Digger   Mar-19-11 11:57 PM   #19 
     - Seriously, if you want to discuss an issue it helps to know the terminology...  spin   Mar-20-11 11:27 AM   #56 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-20-11 08:07 PM   #89 
     - A fantasy?  Abq_Sarah   Mar-20-11 08:15 PM   #91 
     - What is a "multiple round automatic gun clip"?  rl6214   Mar-20-11 12:11 AM   #22 
     - You are wrong again.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-20-11 08:55 AM   #36 
     - Body armor  Abq_Sarah   Mar-20-11 08:20 PM   #92 
     - Automatic guns are as tightly controlled as bombs. All magazines hold multiple rounds.  benEzra   Mar-20-11 09:19 AM   #42 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-20-11 12:30 PM   #61 
     - "multiple round automatic gun clips"  Taitertots   Mar-20-11 09:06 PM   #96 
     - That which concerns you is nothing new  Kennah   Mar-21-11 04:58 PM   #104 
  - What do you consider the difference to be between "assault" weapons and "normal" weapons?  armueller2001   Mar-19-11 10:52 PM   #11 
  - I'm not doing the NRA dance. I know the dance because the pattern is repetative  applegrove   Mar-19-11 11:00 PM   #13 
  - You realize your statements sound like this, right?  X_Digger   Mar-19-11 11:23 PM   #15 
  - You gotta say what you mean  rl6214   Mar-20-11 12:12 AM   #23 
  - Too late.  Straw Man   Mar-20-11 02:44 AM   #32 
  - I'm guessing you want to ban "shoulder things that go up" too, amIright? n/t  PavePusher   Mar-20-11 12:34 PM   #62 
  - Now there's an idea  Starboard Tack   Mar-20-11 07:35 PM   #86 
  - Please cite when and where "assault weapons" were used  rl6214   Mar-20-11 12:07 AM   #21 
  - Ban away! But how are you going to pay for them? n/t  oneshooter   Mar-20-11 09:49 AM   #44 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-20-11 12:29 PM   #59 
  - Hands and feet kill more people every year than rifles.  Atypical Liberal   Mar-21-11 09:28 AM   #100 
  - Nope, nothing can be done except licensing to be able to buy ammo  Warpy   Mar-19-11 10:26 PM   #3 
  - I think there are so many rounds out there already tht it might not help much.....  VoteProgressive   Mar-19-11 10:29 PM   #4 
  - Are you aware that Americans purchased over 1 BILLION rounds of ammunition in 2010?  RSillsbee   Mar-19-11 10:48 PM   #9 
  - My bad, I've been putting in a lot of range time.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-20-11 01:56 AM   #29 
  - I guess I bought the other half... My bad too...  Glassunion   Mar-20-11 09:10 AM   #39 
  - Actually, that number is too low by a factor of nine or ten.  benEzra   Mar-20-11 09:08 AM   #37 
     - Ok, well since I THOUGHT I was quoting you  RSillsbee   Mar-20-11 01:28 PM   #77 
        - LOL (n/t)  benEzra   Mar-21-11 08:05 PM   #107 
  - Ammunition restrictions would almost exclusively affect lawful shooters.  benEzra   Mar-20-11 09:12 AM   #40 
  - HELL NO!!! N/T  GreenStormCloud   Mar-20-11 10:28 AM   #48 
  - Thank you for your concern.  aquart   Mar-19-11 10:29 PM   #5 
  - You sarcasm is noted but I still do not understand what your point is.  VoteProgressive   Mar-19-11 10:43 PM   #8 
  - Guns are not synonymous with Violence  Dogmudgeon   Mar-19-11 10:37 PM   #7 
  - Nice post  Starboard Tack   Mar-20-11 08:10 PM   #90 
  - Sixty thousand dead Americans every year say you're fucking wrong.  Zoeisright   Mar-19-11 10:52 PM   #12 
  - Umm.. where did that number come from?  X_Digger   Mar-19-11 11:28 PM   #16 
  - Millions of gun owners say YOU"RE fucking wrong.  rl6214   Mar-20-11 12:15 AM   #25 
  - Please provide where that number cams from! I would like to know!  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 12:34 AM   #27 
  - I know, let's take gun-related murders, plus suicides and accidents, and then double it. That'll sou  AtheistCrusader   Mar-20-11 01:57 AM   #30 
  - I believe that you  billh58   Mar-20-11 01:32 PM   #78 
  - LOL, Two seconds on google and you could have gotten the right numbers  Taitertots   Mar-20-11 09:10 PM   #97 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-19-11 11:29 PM   #17 
  - You're terrified of things you don't see??!?  X_Digger   Mar-20-11 12:01 AM   #20 
  - Cite to evidence? nt  rrneck   Mar-20-11 12:14 AM   #24 
  - "Because every day, a thug with a Concealed Carry license  rl6214   Mar-20-11 12:20 AM   #26 
  - The number of CCW carriers and their arrest records are tracked....  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 12:36 AM   #28 
  - You know there's a slight difference between CONCEALED and OPEN carry, right?  AtheistCrusader   Mar-20-11 01:58 AM   #31 
  - I have a question for you.  Callisto32   Mar-20-11 06:08 AM   #33 
  - No, I am not talking about burglary. I am only talking about if....  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 08:15 AM   #34 
  - Why waste time with Health Care and Economic Justice issues,  bvar22   Mar-20-11 08:25 AM   #35 
  - But I love him Momma !!!  Katya Mullethov   Mar-20-11 09:09 AM   #38 
  - +1. well thought and well said.  Glassunion   Mar-20-11 09:12 AM   #41 
  - I agree with Michael Moore,  felix_numinous   Mar-20-11 09:48 AM   #43 
  - How do you explain the drop in violent crime since 1993-4?  X_Digger   Mar-20-11 10:07 AM   #47 
  - The point is to compare our violent crimes  felix_numinous   Mar-20-11 10:48 AM   #50 
     - That's not an answer..  X_Digger   Mar-20-11 11:35 AM   #57 
     - Here's an interesting article for you to read ...  spin   Mar-20-11 12:12 PM   #58 
        - I just wanted to say I am reading all the interesting responses  felix_numinous   Mar-20-11 06:49 PM   #84 
        - Oh statistics! Don't you just love them  Starboard Tack   Mar-20-11 07:58 PM   #88 
           - Obviously you are unfamiliar with knife crime in the U.K.  spin   Mar-21-11 02:43 PM   #101 
              - I am very familiar with it having spent 20+ years there  Starboard Tack   Mar-21-11 03:45 PM   #102 
                 - You mean like this?  X_Digger   Mar-21-11 03:59 PM   #103 
                    - Exactly " 59 gun related homicides"  Starboard Tack   Mar-21-11 06:17 PM   #105 
                       - Point being, an increasing number of criminals are getting their hands on guns..  X_Digger   Mar-21-11 07:43 PM   #106 
  - Really? I watch "violent" media quite often, am in the military...  PavePusher   Mar-20-11 12:44 PM   #63 
  - Double edged sword  DWC   Mar-20-11 09:59 AM   #45 
  - edit subject line: We need to give up because it does NOT need fixing. K&R  Tuesday Afternoon   Mar-20-11 10:04 AM   #46 
  - It might have needed fixing, but no way to fix it now.  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 10:56 AM   #53 
     - I see the Unreccers have arrived full force  Tuesday Afternoon   Mar-20-11 11:22 AM   #55 
        - I agree, but it is a hard concept to get if you are really anti-gun....  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 01:05 PM   #68 
           - I am not sure I understand you but, if I do, I respectfully disagree  Tuesday Afternoon   Mar-20-11 01:08 PM   #71 
              - I don't mind anti-gunners.....  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 01:17 PM   #74 
                 - uhm. alright.  Tuesday Afternoon   Mar-20-11 01:21 PM   #76 
                    - How about you and just agree to disagree and quit communicating???  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 01:38 PM   #79 
                       - If I reply to this does that mean we are still communicating  Tuesday Afternoon   Mar-20-11 02:02 PM   #81 
  - People don't want their children to be involved in a gun accident  lawodevolution   Mar-20-11 10:32 AM   #49 
  - People don't want ANYONE to be involved in a gun accident  DWC   Mar-20-11 10:52 AM   #51 
  - Any child gun accident is the gun owners/adults fault! Period!  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 11:06 AM   #54 
     - If only the world was as black/white as you wish..... n/t  PavePusher   Mar-20-11 12:46 PM   #64 
  - I disagree. We don't teach ladder safety or chain saw safety. And school is....  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 10:54 AM   #52 
     - With more than 300 million firearms in our country ...  spin   Mar-20-11 12:29 PM   #60 
     - Not worth the fight it would cause....  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 01:01 PM   #67 
        - If it save only one life....  PavePusher   Mar-20-11 01:06 PM   #70 
        - Mandatory 24 hour defensive CCW training would save one life! Want that also? Nt  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 01:09 PM   #72 
           - Not particularly, unless we put similar requiements on all our Civil Rights.  PavePusher   Mar-20-11 01:20 PM   #75 
              - I see your point! nt  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 01:39 PM   #80 
        - Some parents also don't want their kids learning about sex in school ...  spin   Mar-20-11 02:03 PM   #82 
        - i believe the eddy eagle program  YllwFvr   Mar-23-11 06:49 AM   #108 
     - I'm guessing your schools didn't have shop classes or FFA or equivalents...? n/t  PavePusher   Mar-20-11 12:47 PM   #65 
        - Voluntary classes only.not required.  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 01:00 PM   #66 
           - Frankly, basic tool-using and safety should be required courses.  PavePusher   Mar-20-11 01:05 PM   #69 
  - I'm not seeing that there is a "problem" that needs to be "solved".  PavePusher   Mar-20-11 01:14 PM   #73 
  - And I believe that  billh58   Mar-20-11 02:06 PM   #83 
  - Very well said. I agree 100%  Starboard Tack   Mar-20-11 08:29 PM   #93 
  - +100  felix_numinous   Mar-21-11 07:54 AM   #99 
  - Is second amendment rights being threatened by false data?  felix_numinous   Mar-20-11 07:07 PM   #85 
  - So refreshing to see someone talking rationally and responsibly here  Starboard Tack   Mar-20-11 07:39 PM   #87 
     - Don't you mean ADULTS?  GreenStormCloud   Mar-20-11 08:51 PM   #94 
     - You and I have had this conversation  Starboard Tack   Mar-20-11 09:03 PM   #95 
     - Define kids!  VoteProgressive   Mar-20-11 10:43 PM   #98 

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