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gejohnston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-16-11 06:19 PM
Response to Reply #28
30. the criminals would be packing anyway
and there seems to be fewer of them.
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  -Nationwide concealed carry-voting now Maine_Nurse  Nov-16-11 01:28 PM   #0 
  - It's amazing the number of people who are simply clueless on this, yet hold very strong opinions...  TheWraith   Nov-16-11 01:39 PM   #1 
  - I hated that Illinois spoke, they don't have a horse in this race.  Maine_Nurse   Nov-16-11 01:45 PM   #2 
  - Everybody has a horse in this race. n/t  kickysnana   Nov-16-11 06:32 PM   #35 
  - Here's my opinion (probably ignorant but,,,,) If you want to carry a gun  snappyturtle   Nov-16-11 01:46 PM   #3 
     - Are you quoting someone else?  jeepnstein   Nov-16-11 01:56 PM   #4 
     - I don't see that his/ her post was moronic  RSillsbee   Nov-16-11 07:44 PM   #56 
        - You're probably right.  jeepnstein   Nov-17-11 07:31 AM   #62 
     - Many people panic at the sight of a holstered weapon on a belt ...  spin   Nov-16-11 03:28 PM   #11 
     - How about, I can't be without my gun -- someone might accost me on a city street?  Hoyt   Nov-16-11 04:07 PM   #18 
        - Do you think the odds of getting shot  jmg257   Nov-16-11 04:11 PM   #19 
        - I think the odds of getting shot by a criminal are greater than they would otherwise be because  Hoyt   Nov-16-11 06:06 PM   #28 
           - the criminals would be packing anyway  gejohnston   Nov-16-11 06:19 PM   #30 
           - And if we keep going like we are now, they'll have even more guns to select from in future.  Hoyt   Nov-16-11 06:54 PM   # 
           - Do you have proof to back this up?  oneshooter   Nov-16-11 06:26 PM   #31 
           - You don't consider contributions bribes? If not, you are one of the very few on DU.  Hoyt   Nov-16-11 06:44 PM   #39 
              - you realize it works both ways don't you?  gejohnston   Nov-16-11 07:27 PM   #53 
           - Actually since "shall issue" concealed carry swept across the nation ...  spin   Nov-16-11 06:29 PM   #33 
           - And, if we didn't have so many friggin guns it might have fallen even further.  Hoyt   Nov-16-11 06:39 PM   #37 
              - Why don't you answer the question?  rl6214   Nov-16-11 06:56 PM   #44 
           - I think the odds of getting shot by a criminal are higher, for lots of reasons. Would you have  jmg257   Nov-16-11 06:36 PM   #36 
              - I have a problem with people polluting society by carrying guns in public.  Hoyt   Nov-16-11 06:43 PM   #38 
                 - I have a problem with people polluting society with their constant  rl6214   Nov-16-11 07:01 PM   #46 
                 - You should learn to write your own shit.  Hoyt   Nov-16-11 07:11 PM   #49 
                    - Actually the only one writing "shit" here is you  rl6214   Nov-16-11 07:16 PM   #51 
                 - So I should take that as a "no"?  jmg257   Nov-16-11 07:07 PM   #47 
        - We also often have fire extinguishers and wear seat belts ...  spin   Nov-16-11 06:19 PM   #29 
        - The chances my house may burn down are "pretty small." But I don't fret that.  SteveM   Nov-16-11 06:46 PM   #42 
     - National Open Carry? Ok, i'd go for that.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-16-11 03:32 PM   #12 
     - It's considered socially inappropriate in many areas to wear a sidearm openly unless you are also...  slackmaster   Nov-16-11 03:38 PM   #14 
     - Is that Sister Mary Magnum? Ntxt  DonP   Nov-16-11 04:25 PM   #21 
        - Dirty Mary? nt  gejohnston   Nov-16-11 04:45 PM   #26 
     - Well, that is "allowed" in many states...  SteveM   Nov-16-11 06:44 PM   #40 
     - What you'd like to know...  We_Have_A_Problem   Nov-17-11 09:31 AM   #63 
  - Well at least we are tackling the most important issues of the day.  county worker   Nov-16-11 01:57 PM   #5 
  - agreed, there are higher priorities  gejohnston   Nov-16-11 06:46 PM   #41 
  - I share you concern at the lack of progress on many issues...  SteveM   Nov-16-11 06:54 PM   #43 
  - Any idea when it started? McCarthy on now. nt  jmg257   Nov-16-11 02:08 PM   #6 
  - It was due for 1:15. Don't know if it started on time.  Maine_Nurse   Nov-16-11 02:13 PM   #8 
  - Listened to some. Seems like women legislators make a lot more sense on this than those who grew up  Hoyt   Nov-16-11 02:12 PM   #7 
  - Every time you type, you prove you have no idea what the hell you're talking about.  TheWraith   Nov-16-11 02:27 PM   #9 
  - What scares me worse are the Reps that...  Maine_Nurse   Nov-16-11 02:38 PM   #10 
  - I know...  virginia mountainman   Nov-16-11 03:40 PM   #15 
     - I'm embarrassed enough, trust me.  Maine_Nurse   Nov-16-11 03:48 PM   #17 
  - well hell  iverglas   Nov-16-11 04:32 PM   #22 
  - Something else you managed to pull out of your ass, by way of your mouth. n/t  oneshooter   Nov-16-11 06:29 PM   #32 
  - Who are "sleeping with their guns?" How do you know this intimate secret, Hoyt?  SteveM   Nov-16-11 06:56 PM   #45 
  - Blah, blah, blab  rl6214   Nov-16-11 07:08 PM   #48 
  - Knowledgeable gun owners never sleep with their guns ...  spin   Nov-16-11 07:47 PM   #58 
     - So, how do a "lot of spouses" get shot if people aren't sleeping with their gun close by?  Hoyt   Nov-17-11 04:26 AM   #60 
     - How do you define "a lot" ...  spin   Nov-17-11 11:10 AM   #65 
        - You said it first, so how do you define it?  Hoyt   Nov-17-11 01:12 PM   #66 
           - You got me on that one ...  spin   Nov-17-11 01:56 PM   #67 
              - I bet we can say that a lot of spouses have been intimidated by their mate wielding a gun.  Hoyt   Nov-17-11 02:10 PM   #68 
                 - I can agree on that. (n/t)  spin   Nov-17-11 03:19 PM   #69 
     - Speaking for myself, my "bedside" gun is in a quick-access lock-box  Euromutt   Nov-17-11 05:11 AM   #61 
        - Mine is also in a gun box in the night stand ...  spin   Nov-17-11 11:03 AM   #64 
  - Has anyone investigated how the passage of HR 822 might affect current  jmg257   Nov-16-11 03:37 PM   #13 
  - I heard Cali threatened to eliminate them but I can't confirm.  Maine_Nurse   Nov-16-11 03:42 PM   #16 
  - good question  gejohnston   Nov-16-11 04:17 PM   #20 
     - Is it up to the state AG? I thought that was a change which was voted down? nt  jmg257   Nov-16-11 07:15 PM   #50 
        - current law is up to state AG, at least in  gejohnston   Nov-16-11 07:29 PM   #54 
           - Ahh got ya. There was a proposed change to the proposed law that would  jmg257   Nov-16-11 07:44 PM   #57 
  - I wish people would stop talking about "Guns" as if they were all the same.  RC   Nov-16-11 04:34 PM   #23 
  - they are just not to the degree  gejohnston   Nov-16-11 04:40 PM   #25 
  - What type of regulations would you suggest? (n/t)  spin   Nov-17-11 03:21 PM   #70 
  - The motion to recommit is toast n/t  burf   Nov-16-11 04:36 PM   #24 
  - The bill passed 272-154  Dr_Scholl   Nov-16-11 05:57 PM   #27 
  - So what the hell did the bill say? nm  rhett o rick   Nov-16-11 06:32 PM   #34 
  - Basically, if a state allows concealed carry, they must honor other states' permits too.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Nov-16-11 07:22 PM   #52 
  - Whew. I was afraid the entire BoR was about to be gone.  Doctor_J   Nov-16-11 07:31 PM   #55 
  - Now it's on to the Senate. Hope it passes there too.  Hoopla Phil   Nov-16-11 08:03 PM   #59 
 

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