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iverglas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-13-11 10:25 PM
Response to Reply #44
50. why can no one stick to the subject?
It's not like it isn't right there in the subject lines.

Here's this one, the one this little conversation is actually about:

"How about mandatory firearms training in schools?"

Not "gun safety training".

"Gun safety training" in schools consists of: If you see a gun outside your home, do not pick it up or otherwise touch it, attempt to deter anyone else from picking it up, and call the police. Absolutely "neutral". (As far as what you do if you see a gun in your home, kids, you're at your parents' mercy there.)
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  -12-Year-Old Charged - Gun-Owner Dad Gets a Slap on the Wrist mikeb302000  Aug-13-11 12:46 AM   #0 
  - transparency or privacy invasion  gejohnston   Aug-13-11 01:14 AM   #1 
  - Nothing to see here.  Blown330   Aug-13-11 01:15 AM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-11 07:23 AM   #6 
  - This is the new view of rights.  Hangingon   Aug-13-11 09:34 AM   #15 
     - for totally different reasons, you're right  iverglas   Aug-13-11 02:55 PM   #35 
        - Wow. I am only interested in our Constitutional rights.  Hangingon   Aug-13-11 08:13 PM   #46 
           - Wow. You are weirdly insular and narrow-minded.  iverglas   Aug-13-11 10:26 PM   #51 
              - More hot air.  Hangingon   Aug-14-11 08:26 AM   #61 
  - Sad story. I agree completely about mandatory training, but the "gun here" signs are the stupidist.  Rabblevox   Aug-13-11 01:42 AM   #3 
  - It seems that the dad was charged with misdemeanor child endangerment  petronius   Aug-13-11 01:53 AM   #4 
  - where the gun was located  iverglas   Aug-13-11 02:25 PM   #29 
  - If dad were convicted of reckless endangerment  gejohnston   Aug-13-11 01:59 AM   #5 
  - but just leaving a handgun in a bedroom drawer  iverglas   Aug-13-11 02:27 PM   #30 
  - What standard would you set for such training?  RSillsbee   Aug-13-11 08:12 AM   #7 
  - Similar to a driver's licence test, with a very basic written and practical...  Rabblevox   Aug-13-11 08:37 AM   #9 
     - so you'd outlaw private sales and reoaders, got it. NT  RSillsbee   Aug-13-11 08:56 AM   #10 
        - The analogy is cars. Private sales are fine, they still got to be documented, and you have to...  Rabblevox   Aug-13-11 09:07 AM   #12 
           - Sorry, I meant to say reloaders,  RSillsbee   Aug-13-11 09:16 AM   #13 
           - The car analogy is not valid.  Hoopla Phil   Aug-13-11 10:04 AM   #16 
              - You also don't need official permission to buy a car.  friendly_iconoclast   Aug-13-11 12:47 PM   #21 
              - interesting  iverglas   Aug-13-11 02:39 PM   #34 
              - "Your analogy would only work for firearms that are carried in public"  iverglas   Aug-13-11 02:36 PM   #33 
  - Do you support mandatory training before you can vote or own property?  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-13-11 10:38 AM   #19 
  - any kid ever got hold of your vote  iverglas   Aug-13-11 02:28 PM   #31 
     - Not germane, but typical obfuscation  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-13-11 03:22 PM   #36 
        - yeah  iverglas   Aug-13-11 07:21 PM   #41 
           - I saw that cute bit of sophistry earlier...we have a right to vote during elections...  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-13-11 08:09 PM   #45 
              - hahahahahaha  iverglas   Aug-13-11 10:45 PM   #52 
              - You're trying to herd Jello. You're gonna need a shower afterwards... n/t  PavePusher   Aug-14-11 11:49 AM   #64 
  - How about mandatory firearms training in schools?  Hangingon   Aug-13-11 10:44 AM   #20 
  - how about you keep your agenda out of other people's kids' classrooms?  iverglas   Aug-13-11 02:28 PM   #32 
     - There are people who say the same thing about sex ed in schools.  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-13-11 03:25 PM   #37 
     - there are people who say the same thing about religious instruction in schools  iverglas   Aug-13-11 07:23 PM   #42 
        - So no relgigion, guns, or sex education?  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-13-11 08:04 PM   #44 
           - why can no one stick to the subject?  iverglas   Aug-13-11 10:25 PM   #50 
              - I often wonder that about your posts  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-13-11 11:10 PM   #56 
                 - Q.E.D.  iverglas   Aug-14-11 02:37 AM   #59 
     - The OP discusses mandatory education.  Hangingon   Aug-13-11 06:22 PM   #39 
        - what are you yammering about?  iverglas   Aug-13-11 07:25 PM   #43 
           - Go stand out in the paddock and yell.  Hangingon   Aug-13-11 08:20 PM   #47 
           - it's a sad day  iverglas   Aug-13-11 10:47 PM   #53 
              - Firearms training is most certainly "gun safety".  Hangingon   Aug-14-11 08:28 AM   #62 
                 - "gun safety" is not "firearms training"  iverglas   Aug-14-11 06:34 PM   #65 
                    - Absolutely correct. Even the NRA acknowledges that.  friendly_iconoclast   Aug-14-11 07:43 PM   #66 
           - The OP, why are you muddying the waters?  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-13-11 08:20 PM   #48 
              - is this duplicity  iverglas   Aug-13-11 10:53 PM   #54 
  - actually I agree about the signs  mikeb302000   Aug-14-11 02:31 AM   #57 
  - Dear methheads here be guns...  ileus   Aug-13-11 08:17 AM   #8 
  - "We're supposed to have a right to know who they are..."  PavePusher   Aug-13-11 09:00 AM   #11 
  - I'll put a sign on my house that reads  michreject   Aug-13-11 09:31 AM   #14 
  - More reason to have firearms safety training in schools.  Hoopla Phil   Aug-13-11 10:05 AM   #17 
  - Again you advocate unconsitutuion infringement while flogging your blog  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-13-11 10:36 AM   #18 
  - An Orwellian Lovejoy: "Won't somebody *please* think of the children?"  friendly_iconoclast   Aug-13-11 12:54 PM   #22 
  - Signs, huh?  krispos42   Aug-13-11 01:01 PM   #23 
  - Heh  rrneck   Aug-13-11 01:50 PM   #24 
  - hmm  iverglas   Aug-13-11 02:21 PM   #28 
  - I certainly don't know.  krispos42   Aug-13-11 07:16 PM   #40 
  - Depends on what kind of piece of shit my neighbor is... n/t  PavePusher   Aug-15-11 09:32 AM   #67 
  - Ahhh...sign wars...  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-13-11 03:36 PM   #38 
  - Signs...  rrneck   Aug-13-11 01:53 PM   #25 
  - pride calls for it, surely  iverglas   Aug-13-11 02:06 PM   #26 
  - weirdness  iverglas   Aug-13-11 02:18 PM   #27 
  - If you have kids, lock up your firearms.  Atypical Liberal   Aug-13-11 10:00 PM   #49 
  - but if you don't  iverglas   Aug-13-11 10:58 PM   #55 
     - That is correct.  Atypical Liberal   Aug-14-11 10:19 AM   #63 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-14-11 02:33 AM   #58 
     - rules violation +3  iverglas   Aug-14-11 02:39 AM   #60 
 

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