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45. What gives you the right to play God with your stinking gun?
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  -Do you own a gun? The Straight Story  Feb-15-08 09:51 PM   #0 
  - Yes...  D__S   Feb-15-08 09:53 PM   #1 
  - i had three  madrchsod   Feb-15-08 09:55 PM   #2 
  - Can "not yet" be a choice?  Lost-in-FL   Feb-15-08 09:56 PM   #3 
  - Done  The Straight Story   Feb-15-08 09:58 PM   #5 
  - The first time I ever saw a gun in my house  rwheeler31   Feb-15-08 10:03 PM   #8 
  - thats no one's business but their own.  chimpsrsmarter   Feb-15-08 09:57 PM   #4 
  - Many  scrinmaster   Feb-15-08 09:59 PM   #6 
  - Poll #2:  CrispyQGirl   Feb-15-08 10:01 PM   #7 
  - i'd say no. it wouldn't help if blackwater was in town. they'd just  orleans   Feb-15-08 10:44 PM   #17 
  - You'd definitely need a populace willing to fight them.  Lex1775   Feb-15-08 11:19 PM   #29 
     - that would be most of us gun nuts. we are willing to fight for our  comradebillyboy   Feb-16-08 12:30 AM   #49 
        - Damn Right! From one gun nut to another.  Lex Talionis   Feb-17-08 08:05 PM   #171 
  - No  ekwhite   Feb-17-08 12:43 AM   #153 
  - I have been considering getting one  Prefer   Feb-15-08 10:10 PM   #9 
  - That decision must be made by you and, if you have one, your significant other.  Dimensio0   Feb-15-08 10:22 PM   #10 
  - Don't get a firearm until you get some basic safety training,  billyoc   Feb-15-08 10:24 PM   #11 
  - Seconded. Training in the law as well.  IMModerate   Feb-16-08 09:55 AM   #70 
  - Also, make sure you have enough to invest in a safe  WildEyedLiberal   Feb-16-08 05:02 PM   #100 
     - OK, so in order to "protect" your home in case of an intruder in the middle of the night,  CTyankee   Feb-16-08 05:14 PM   #104 
        - Gunvault safes open in a couple of seconds.  krispos42   Feb-16-08 06:03 PM   #112 
        - Well, if you have enough time and you are not too sleepy, it sounds great!  CTyankee   Feb-16-08 07:16 PM   #122 
        - Yeah, so much depends on time...  krispos42   Feb-16-08 10:41 PM   #142 
           - That's why dogs make a great 1st defense - of course you can't easily conceal them - so handguns are  jmg257   Feb-17-08 04:16 PM   #163 
              - Ah, that explains Paris Hilton and her purse-dog!  krispos42   Feb-17-08 04:18 PM   #164 
                 - Careful, Paris - it may be loaded! :)  jmg257   Feb-17-08 04:24 PM   #165 
        - Bad idea keeping a loaded handgun anywhere  ekwhite   Feb-17-08 12:48 AM   #155 
        - I personally don't think a safe is necessary unless you have  BlackVelvet04   Feb-16-08 07:40 PM   #127 
        - That's why most gun owners opt for keypad-combo safes or fingerprint ID safes  WildEyedLiberal   Feb-16-08 11:41 PM   #149 
  - Good advice  ekwhite   Feb-17-08 12:45 AM   #154 
  - For home defense?  nightrider767   Feb-15-08 10:27 PM   #12 
  - I have a suggestion.  Dimensio0   Feb-15-08 10:32 PM   #14 
  - Zombie's,,, since they're dead.....  nightrider767   Feb-15-08 10:38 PM   #15 
  - Headshots.  Lex1775   Feb-15-08 10:56 PM   #21 
     - Yes, like in the arcade game!  nightrider767   Feb-15-08 11:00 PM   #22 
     - I hates me them beer cans!  IMModerate   Feb-16-08 09:59 AM   #72 
     - Hey, that's what killed my neice. See my post in this thread.  CTyankee   Feb-16-08 07:22 PM   #124 
  - I just read "The Zombie Survival Guide"  krispos42   Feb-16-08 06:09 PM   #117 
  - ...societal breakdown.  CrispyQGirl   Feb-16-08 09:44 AM   #67 
  - Owning a gun is a big responsibility.  spin   Feb-15-08 11:20 PM   #30 
  - Excellent post!  CrispyQGirl   Feb-16-08 10:02 AM   #73 
  - Well, well said!  nightrider767   Feb-16-08 10:07 AM   #76 
  - I've taken two gun safety classes with the thought that I was going to get a gun,  CrispyQGirl   Feb-16-08 09:51 AM   #68 
  - I'm sorry but I think that's ridiculous.  BlackVelvet04   Feb-16-08 07:43 PM   #128 
  - The "Guns" forum is the place to discuss self-defense guns in detail  krispos42   Feb-16-08 06:05 PM   #114 
  - I currently own 3 guns.  flvegan   Feb-15-08 10:29 PM   #13 
  - ........in case of what???  orleans   Feb-15-08 10:46 PM   #18 
  - In case I need to defend myself  flvegan   Feb-15-08 10:53 PM   #19 
     - What gives you the right to play God with your stinking gun?  penguin7   Feb-16-08 12:18 AM   #45 
        - What gives YOU the right to play God with your fucking fork?  flvegan   Feb-16-08 12:26 AM   #48 
        - Huh?  penguin7   Feb-16-08 02:17 PM   #97 
        - God  L1A1Rocker   Feb-16-08 05:00 PM   #99 
        - Presumably flvegan would only use his guns if his life was in danger  WildEyedLiberal   Feb-16-08 05:07 PM   #102 
        - You got it.  flvegan   Feb-16-08 07:58 PM   #133 
        - The laws regarding "self defense". Next question. nm  dicksteele   Feb-16-08 07:20 PM   #123 
        - Your question is puzzling.  Dimensio0   Feb-16-08 11:23 PM   #147 
  - We have guns as well. As far as I remember it's still legal  OhioBlues   Feb-16-08 05:18 PM   #105 
  - Black Talons? I thought those were police-only  krispos42   Feb-16-08 06:06 PM   #115 
     - Use to be sold on the civilian market  Thothmes   Feb-16-08 07:54 PM   #131 
     - Nope. Winchester sold them for a limited time.  flvegan   Feb-16-08 07:56 PM   #132 
        - I'm just surprised you keep such old ammo for self-defense.  krispos42   Feb-16-08 10:31 PM   #141 
           - How often do you replace your ammo?  flvegan   Feb-16-08 10:58 PM   #145 
              - Not more than a couple of years seems to be the conventional wisdom  krispos42   Feb-16-08 11:38 PM   #148 
  - do i own a gun? um...no fucking way  orleans   Feb-15-08 10:42 PM   #16 
  - why 'No fucking way?'  The Straight Story   Feb-15-08 11:04 PM   #24 
  - well, let me put it this way--i don't like guns.  orleans   Feb-15-08 11:58 PM   #38 
     - Do  L1A1Rocker   Feb-16-08 01:04 AM   #53 
        - no, i prefer to wear it tattooed on my forehead. why? n/t  orleans   Feb-16-08 01:42 AM   #58 
           - Just  L1A1Rocker   Feb-16-08 04:54 PM   #98 
              - LOL!  orleans   Feb-16-08 10:52 PM   #143 
  - I'm with you  Warpy   Feb-15-08 11:27 PM   #31 
  - Several long guns and 5 handguns. n/t  Historic NY   Feb-15-08 10:54 PM   #20 
  - I Inherited Several Heirlooms  VogonGlory   Feb-15-08 11:01 PM   #23 
  - I think about it - which I've never done before in my life.  gateley   Feb-15-08 11:09 PM   #25 
  - Well said Gately.  CrispyQGirl   Feb-16-08 10:06 AM   #75 
     - Hi!  gateley   Feb-16-08 01:59 PM   #95 
  - Have 2 - a 9 mm and a Glock 40 - and a concealed weapon's permit.  williesgirl   Feb-15-08 11:12 PM   #26 
  - You might want to reconsider those calibers...  Nabeshin   Feb-16-08 05:46 PM   #109 
  - I'm old and completely defenseless.  Mugu   Feb-15-08 11:14 PM   #27 
  - Great reply...  djohnson   Feb-15-08 11:18 PM   #28 
  - I can't believe that you keep a tire iron close.  Mugu   Feb-15-08 11:27 PM   #32 
  - Never bring a tire iron to a gun fight (nt)  spin   Feb-15-08 11:39 PM   #36 
     - But I'm telling people that I have many easily sold valuables in my home.  Mugu   Feb-15-08 11:44 PM   #37 
     - Somehow I suspect  spin   Feb-16-08 01:38 AM   #57 
        - Oh no, I am completely without method to defend myself.  Mugu   Feb-16-08 01:47 AM   #59 
        - For the love of god brothers, don't go near that house!  nightrider767   Feb-16-08 10:16 AM   #81 
           - No I have a huge penis.  Mugu   Feb-16-08 10:22 AM   #83 
        - The sign on my door would read:  FORREST GRUMP   Feb-16-08 06:53 PM   #121 
     - truly..............n/t  BlackVelvet04   Feb-16-08 07:46 PM   #129 
  - I have a short handled sledge hammer next to my bed  Warpy   Feb-15-08 11:29 PM   #33 
  - He will have to be delivered.  Mugu   Feb-16-08 05:40 PM   #107 
     - That's OK  Warpy   Feb-17-08 01:06 AM   #158 
        - No doubt that there is something to be said for the unexpected. n/t  Mugu   Feb-17-08 01:19 AM   #160 
  - Hey!  michreject   Feb-16-08 07:04 AM   #62 
  - I have a BB Gun in box somwhere I got back when I was 10.  TheUniverse   Feb-15-08 11:33 PM   #34 
  - Well maybe you can shoot their eye out. n/t  Mugu   Feb-15-08 11:36 PM   #35 
     - LOL! HO HO HO!  orleans   Feb-16-08 12:00 AM   #40 
  - that's for me to know...  QuestionAll   Feb-15-08 11:59 PM   #39 
  - The gun lovers don't vote Democrat  penguin7   Feb-16-08 12:03 AM   #41 
  - Define gun lover  EstimatedProphet   Feb-16-08 12:08 AM   #42 
  - I don't know what a gun lover is, but lots of Democrats own guns  Redneck Socialist   Feb-16-08 12:45 AM   #50 
  - Agree  Unrepentant Fenian   Feb-16-08 11:12 AM   #93 
  - But of course  L1A1Rocker   Feb-16-08 05:06 PM   #101 
  - Have you heard Senator Feinstein or Schumers  Thothmes   Feb-16-08 07:59 PM   #134 
     - Those individual senators don't speak for the party as a whole  Redneck Socialist   Feb-16-08 10:26 PM   #140 
  - Bullshit  michreject   Feb-16-08 07:06 AM   #64 
  - And that is exactly why the Democrats have lost numerous elections.  SecularNATION   Feb-16-08 05:59 PM   #111 
  - This one does  dmesg   Feb-16-08 11:51 PM   #150 
  - Never owned one but carried a rifle (M16A1-2) for twenty  sce56   Feb-16-08 12:09 AM   #43 
  - I am an AVID sailor  Pavulon   Feb-16-08 08:06 PM   #135 
     - The boat is a 1974 Gulfstar 41  sce56   Feb-16-08 08:34 PM   #136 
        - Dont Know if J is available on the west coast  Pavulon   Feb-16-08 08:43 PM   #137 
           - Well I don't mind the work  sce56   Feb-16-08 08:51 PM   #138 
  - I don't have a gun and if I did I would be afraid to defend myself.  Mugu   Feb-16-08 12:12 AM   #44 
  - I'm just frozen with fear.  Mugu   Feb-16-08 12:23 AM   #47 
  - I have a S&W 1911 PD (.45 cal) a sig P239 in 40 S&W for  comradebillyboy   Feb-16-08 12:19 AM   #46 
  - You are much more brave and well armed than I.  Mugu   Feb-16-08 01:04 AM   #54 
     - I really don't think I have much for anybody who wants it but if your  grantcart   Feb-16-08 01:14 AM   #55 
        - I don't really have anything either, but my dogs love people.  Mugu   Feb-16-08 01:30 AM   #56 
  - We did a similar poll last summer I believe. over 700 votes and it was split nearly 50-50  aikoaiko   Feb-16-08 12:45 AM   #51 
  - Yep, I still have the 22 rifle my Dad gave me-  asdjrocky   Feb-16-08 12:59 AM   #52 
  - Yep!  east texas lib   Feb-16-08 02:21 AM   #60 
  - 52 at the moment  michreject   Feb-16-08 06:59 AM   #61 
  - Hell yes I do. Owning a gun is a very LIBERAL idea. Liberal gun laws  B Calm   Feb-16-08 07:05 AM   #63 
  - Not a chance; nor will I allow one in my home. nt  JerseygirlCT   Feb-16-08 08:41 AM   #65 
  - nope no firearms but we are fixing to buy us some  madokie   Feb-16-08 08:52 AM   #66 
  - My Browning Hi-Power is a work of art.  IMModerate   Feb-16-08 09:51 AM   #69 
  - an M4 carbine  Neo   Feb-16-08 09:58 AM   #71 
  - I own a .44 magnum  MATTMAN   Feb-16-08 10:03 AM   #74 
  - Yes but......  Omaha Steve   Feb-16-08 10:07 AM   #77 
  - Nice, very nice indeed...  krispos42   Feb-16-08 06:15 PM   #118 
  - Nope... Don't Want One and Don't Feel the Need for One  fascisthunter   Feb-16-08 10:13 AM   #78 
  - Maybe  shadowknows69   Feb-16-08 10:14 AM   #79 
  - I own several  Iktomiwicasa   Feb-16-08 10:14 AM   #80 
  - No, but others should be able to.  RandomKoolzip   Feb-16-08 10:21 AM   #82 
  - nope, my package is quite large, maybe if there's some shrinkage down the line I'll get one  Magic Rat   Feb-16-08 10:24 AM   #84 
  - So is mine, and I own 8  EstimatedProphet   Feb-16-08 10:33 AM   #87 
  - 8 guns or....  The Straight Story   Feb-16-08 10:53 AM   #90 
     - Both!  EstimatedProphet   Feb-16-08 10:55 AM   #91 
        - But, but, I thought we were talking about guns! Oh, wait...  CTyankee   Feb-16-08 05:23 PM   #106 
  - Can your freakishly large package shoot a 230gr JHP @950fps? Mine neither... :(  jmg257   Feb-16-08 06:07 PM   #116 
  - Other: I don't now, but I want the right to buy one should I ever decide to.  muddleofpudd   Feb-16-08 10:28 AM   #85 
  - About 55  slackmaster   Feb-16-08 10:29 AM   #86 
  - Self Delete  ResetButton   Feb-16-08 10:47 AM   #88 
  - No. But, the Marine Crotch loaned me one for 4 years.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-16-08 10:53 AM   #89 
  - Several, actually.  Jackpine Radical   Feb-16-08 11:01 AM   #92 
  - Yes. I'm one of those eeee-villll "AK-47" owners.  benEzra   Feb-16-08 12:50 PM   #94 
  - Lots of guns in Alaska, but I don't own one  Blue_In_AK   Feb-16-08 02:07 PM   #96 
  - I've received inpatient treatment for depression, so I can't legally  mycritters2   Feb-16-08 05:08 PM   #103 
  - Mental illness is not the reason...  Demagitator   Feb-17-08 12:55 AM   #156 
     - Well, that's one theory.  mycritters2   Feb-17-08 04:11 PM   #162 
  - No  Demagitator   Feb-16-08 05:44 PM   #108 
  - Man is the author of sorrows, as surely as the sparks fly upwards  dmesg   Feb-17-08 12:35 AM   #151 
  - how about "no and i don't plan to buy one"?  shanti   Feb-16-08 05:53 PM   #110 
  - Yes. A few actually.  jmg257   Feb-16-08 06:04 PM   #113 
  - No.....never have and never will.  Hepburn   Feb-16-08 06:28 PM   #119 
  - rabid skunks are dangerous  UpInArms   Feb-16-08 06:51 PM   #120 
  - Yes. 2 of them  Pawel K   Feb-16-08 07:35 PM   #125 
  - Yes...  BlackVelvet04   Feb-16-08 07:35 PM   #126 
  - Reasonable Inventory...  Pavulon   Feb-16-08 07:47 PM   #130 
  - I wish I had a gun  needledriver   Feb-16-08 10:15 PM   #139 
  - One nice collection  ekwhite   Feb-17-08 01:09 AM   #159 
  - I dont but I cant begruge anyone to legally own a gun..  DadOf2LittleAngels   Feb-16-08 10:55 PM   #144 
  - Inherited a few  Ahpook   Feb-16-08 11:00 PM   #146 
  - I own four  ekwhite   Feb-17-08 12:42 AM   #152 
  - No. And I don't want one at home. I could never use one. I don't believe in it for myself.  AgadorSparticus   Feb-17-08 01:02 AM   #157 
  - I have a sword from the Renn fest.  Progs Rock   Feb-17-08 06:27 AM   #161 
  - Oddly enough, I know how to handle handguns, rifles and shotguns...  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-17-08 04:26 PM   #166 
  - That might be too late.  SecularNATION   Feb-17-08 06:14 PM   #167 
  - I own several  SecularNATION   Feb-17-08 07:23 PM   #168 
  - Barring the complete collapse of society, I'll never own one  Hoof Hearted   Feb-17-08 07:33 PM   #169 
  - My father passed away last year.. we inherited his 2 handguns..  RoadRage   Feb-17-08 07:40 PM   #170 
 

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