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benEzra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-10-07 02:48 PM
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13. Forty percent of U.S. households ALREADY own guns...
Ordinary citizens do not need guns. Get rid of the guns entirely; if they aren't available legally or illegally neither 'law abiding citizens' OR criminals can get their hands on them.

Forty percent of U.S. households ALREADY own guns. One third of women, and a quarter to a third of Dems and indies, already personally own a gun.

You will NOT take them, and even attempting to do so would be political suicide.

Merely raising the price on over-10-round handgun magazines, and requiring some new civilian rifles to have fake adjustable stocks instead of real ones, cost the House AND Senate in 1994 and the presidency in 2000. Care to speculate how well launching a damn civil war in order to take guns from forty percent of U.S. households would go over?

There is only one way I can think of to launch an Iraq-style insurgency in the United States, and you just advocated it. Let's not go there, please.
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  -3 shot in Michigan office building Redstone  Apr-09-07 11:18 AM   #0 
  - dupe i think  maxsolomon   Apr-09-07 11:24 AM   #1 
  - For the record, the name of the community is Troy, not Roy.  Buzz Clik   Apr-09-07 11:24 AM   #2 
  - I bet one of those three wished that  ohio2007   Apr-09-07 11:25 AM   #3 
  - right. If everyone in America carried a gun, there wouldn't be any crime at all  TOJ   Apr-09-07 11:30 AM   #4 
  - Right, if we banned guns completely, there wouldn't be any crime at all.  MGD   Apr-09-07 11:54 AM   #6 
  - would you be happy if he'd stabbed them?  Scout   Apr-09-07 01:27 PM   #8 
  - Oh, right  1gobluedem   Apr-10-07 10:57 AM   #12 
     - Forty percent of U.S. households ALREADY own guns...  benEzra   Apr-10-07 02:48 PM   #13 
     - I hardly advocated an insurgency  1gobluedem   Apr-10-07 03:40 PM   #14 
        - I didn't say you advocated an insurgency...  benEzra   Apr-10-07 05:07 PM   #15 
     - You don't need a permit/license in Michigan to buy a shotgun  noonwitch   Apr-11-07 08:11 AM   #16 
        - nor do you need to be sane, stable or cognitive  gasperc   Apr-11-07 10:02 AM   #18 
  - One dead, two wounded  JustABozoOnThisBus   Apr-09-07 11:42 AM   #5 
  - UPDATE: Suspect apprehended in Bay County  ih8thegop   Apr-09-07 12:49 PM   #7 
     - Billiant! Hide on one of the busiest roadways in MI  JustABozoOnThisBus   Apr-09-07 01:33 PM   #9 
  - 9-months pregnant woman shoots armed roober  krispos42   Apr-09-07 01:52 PM   #10 
  - She had a gun ... AND SHE ATE HER CHILD!! Horrors!  JustABozoOnThisBus   Apr-09-07 04:10 PM   #11 
  - I work about 500 feet away  gasperc   Apr-11-07 09:48 AM   #17 

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