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krispos42 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-18-09 12:16 PM
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30. Republicans would love the Democrats to pass a new AWB
Just like Democrats would have loved to the the Repubs pass a bill dismantling Medicare.
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  -Renew the ban on assault weapons now! question everything  Aug-18-09 11:05 AM   #0 
  - No.  texasleo   Aug-18-09 11:09 AM   #1 
  - Hell no.  Mojorabbit   Aug-19-09 04:09 AM   #62 
  - agree, renew the ban  ensho   Aug-18-09 11:11 AM   #2 
  - No way. Not right now, anyway. Besides, many gun owners voted for Obama.  Jennicut   Aug-18-09 11:13 AM   #3 
  - Why assault weapons?  question everything   Aug-18-09 11:19 AM   #5 
     - First of all...  krispos42   Aug-18-09 12:06 PM   #22 
     - I have not known a Smith & Wesson or a Glock handguns  question everything   Aug-18-09 04:28 PM   #49 
        - Ah, emotion-based sidetrack attempt. n/t  krispos42   Aug-19-09 03:53 AM   #60 
     - They're the most popular centerfire target rifles in America, for one thing.  benEzra   Aug-18-09 09:41 PM   #58 
  - You don't really understand the AWB, do you?  sailor65   Aug-18-09 11:16 AM   #4 
  - Enlighten me  question everything   Aug-18-09 11:20 AM   #6 
     - It's the Assault Weapons Ban  sailor65   Aug-18-09 11:26 AM   #7 
     - Thank you. Forgot how quickly we like to "shorten" terms  question everything   Aug-18-09 11:30 AM   #9 
        - Sorry, I guess the shortening was habit  sailor65   Aug-18-09 11:34 AM   #10 
        - You are exactly right. Gun laws are often written with no teeth whatsoever  DevonRex   Aug-18-09 11:43 AM   #13 
        - Problem is..  TxRider   Aug-18-09 12:25 PM   #37 
           - Some 12 years go, a gang robbed a bank in LA  question everything   Aug-18-09 04:33 PM   #50 
              - Those were illegal NFA Title 2 restricted machineguns, NOT non-automatic "assault weapons."  benEzra   Aug-18-09 09:17 PM   #51 
              - And no cops died.  krispos42   Aug-19-09 03:56 AM   #61 
              - Those were unregistered machine guns, not "assault weapons"  slackmaster   Aug-19-09 04:53 PM   #65 
     - It occurs to me  sailor65   Aug-18-09 11:56 AM   #17 
        - That's OK, as long as we continued the discussion.  question everything   Aug-18-09 12:22 PM   #34 
  - What's an "assault weapon," anyway?  derby378   Aug-18-09 11:28 AM   #8 
  - Definitions  question everything   Aug-18-09 11:46 AM   #14 
     - In short  krispos42   Aug-18-09 12:08 PM   #24 
        - Bingo  derby378   Aug-18-09 04:09 PM   #47 
  - Bringing even a single shot rifle to a presidential meeting is  Howzit   Aug-18-09 11:42 AM   #11 
  - one click  webb   Aug-18-09 11:43 AM   #12 
  - And in 5 seconds on Google  Sebastian Doyle   Aug-18-09 11:51 AM   #15 
     - They can kill nearly as quickly in semi-auto as auto  RamboLiberal   Aug-18-09 11:56 AM   #18 
     - Or how to make your own full-auto machine pistol  krispos42   Aug-18-09 11:57 AM   #20 
     - Title 1 civilian guns are *REQUIRED* to be difficult to convert to full auto  benEzra   Aug-18-09 09:34 PM   #57 
  - No - that was one of the worse laws Dems Passed  RamboLiberal   Aug-18-09 11:53 AM   #16 
  - I recall the WH site saying that they were going to pursue the ban. nt  polichick   Aug-18-09 11:57 AM   #19 
  - They changed their mind after realizing that banning the most popular guns in America  benEzra   Aug-18-09 09:43 PM   #59 
  - Yes, let's outlaw specific combinations of external cosmetic features!!!!  krispos42   Aug-18-09 12:00 PM   #21 
  - The founders were probably thinking muskets - let's go back to that. nt  polichick   Aug-18-09 12:07 PM   #23 
  - Okay, and hand-cranked printing presses. Let's do it n/t  krispos42   Aug-18-09 12:09 PM   #25 
     - Printing presses aren't lethal. nt  polichick   Aug-18-09 12:11 PM   #27 
        - Tell that to the victims of Nazism. Regardless, they were what the Founders intended n/t  krispos42   Aug-18-09 12:13 PM   #28 
           - There's no amendment about printing presses, so the point is moot...  polichick   Aug-18-09 12:15 PM   #29 
              - First Amendment  krispos42   Aug-18-09 12:17 PM   #31 
                 - I have my copy right here - no mention of the "printing press"...  polichick   Aug-18-09 12:20 PM   #33 
                    - And no mention of "guns" in the 2nd, just "arms".  krispos42   Aug-18-09 12:24 PM   #36 
                       - Arms ARE guns - the press refers to an institution...  polichick   Aug-18-09 12:26 PM   #38 
                          - Arms can be guns  krispos42   Aug-18-09 12:30 PM   #39 
                             - So what? You're still crazy as shit if you think the founders meant for this to happen. nt  polichick   Aug-18-09 12:32 PM   #40 
                                - I don't think they meant for Rush Limbaugh to happen either.  krispos42   Aug-18-09 01:01 PM   #41 
                                   - Good point about Limbaugh - I do think that trying to whip people into violence...  polichick   Aug-18-09 01:13 PM   #43 
                                      - The envelope is always being pushed  krispos42   Aug-18-09 01:28 PM   #44 
                                         - imo the overarching problem in America is...  polichick   Aug-18-09 01:48 PM   #45 
                                            - We're a gun-owning country, the police are ALWAYS outgunned  krispos42   Aug-18-09 02:23 PM   #46 
                                            - Police are the safest now that they've been in the last 53 years.  benEzra   Aug-19-09 04:16 PM   #63 
  - That's exactly what the freepers want you to say n/t  CJCRANE   Aug-18-09 12:10 PM   #26 
  - Republicans would love the Democrats to pass a new AWB  krispos42   Aug-18-09 12:16 PM   #30 
  - No gun control. Angry questions of gun totters, YES. First amendment right!  Gman2   Aug-18-09 12:19 PM   # 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-18-09 12:19 PM   #32 
  - You want an assault rifle?  PBS Poll-435   Aug-18-09 09:24 PM   #53 
  - Why, the AWB would in no way have stopped this...  TxRider   Aug-18-09 12:22 PM   #35 
  - Not pistol grips, just bayonets (a rifle could still have one eeee-villl feature).  benEzra   Aug-18-09 09:31 PM   #55 
  - Please define "Assault Weapons"  Synicus Maximus   Aug-18-09 01:10 PM   #42 
  - See post 14, above (nt)  question everything   Aug-18-09 04:23 PM   #48 
  - No ban. Absolutely not, no way in hell. That would be a golden gift to the right.  quiller4   Aug-18-09 09:19 PM   #52 
  - No. Outlawing the most popular civilian rifles in the United States would be stupid  benEzra   Aug-18-09 09:27 PM   #54 
  - Just so that it is clear, the ban quietly expired in 2004, the Obama White House had little  tritsofme   Aug-18-09 09:34 PM   #56 
  - The AWB deception failed to reduce violent crime, and resulted in MORE scary-looking firearms  slackmaster   Aug-19-09 04:49 PM   #64 
  - I would like to have all guns banned but renewing the AWB is political malpractice  grantcart   Aug-19-09 05:06 PM   #66 

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