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Kare Donating Member (205 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-17-07 08:52 AM
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5. do they know yet..
did the shooter have his guns legally? I heard that the serial numbers on the guns were scratched off(?)

My main thought when I heard that some one with a visa had done the shooting was, How does some one with a visa get a gun?

now I have no problem with guns really, until you start talking about assault rifles and the like. But should some one on a visa be allowed to have a gun? they are not afforded all the same privileges that we are are they? Is it just me or does it seem like a bad idea to allow some one who is not a citizen to have a gun of any kind? Just to err on the side of caution, you don't want a terrorist to fly over with a work or student visa and have access to guns.

:shrug:
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  -The Elephant in the Room demnan  Apr-17-07 08:40 AM   #0 
  - If you don't have guns in Virginia, the gators will eat you in your sleep. Besides...  IanDB1   Apr-17-07 08:41 AM   #1 
  - But God loves guns  Toots   Apr-17-07 08:43 AM   #2 
  - Not biggest killing spree in America  Man_in_the_Moon   Apr-17-07 08:49 AM   #3 
  - If you want to include bomb attacks, try the OKC bombing  slackmaster   Apr-17-07 09:32 AM   #11 
     - True.  Man_in_the_Moon   Apr-17-07 09:37 AM   #13 
        - Let's not forget that the Murrah Federal Building had a nursery  slackmaster   Apr-17-07 10:31 AM   #15 
  - I got 8 of 10 correct, but am not clear on how the law could have been changed...  slackmaster   Apr-17-07 08:49 AM   #4 
  - You have accomplished what so many others have failed to do.  zanne   Apr-17-07 08:55 AM   #7 
  - do they know yet..  Kare   Apr-17-07 08:52 AM   #5 
  - Any permanent resident, citizen or not, can legally buy and own guns  slackmaster   Apr-17-07 08:59 AM   #9 
  - Wrong Elephant  earthside   Apr-17-07 08:53 AM   #6 
  - I think you are right  alarimer   Apr-17-07 08:57 AM   #8 
  - Heaven forbid have a radar detector in VA  Marnieworld   Apr-17-07 09:02 AM   #10 
  - Make it more difficult to buy guns legally, people simply buy them illegally.  porphyrian   Apr-17-07 09:37 AM   #12 
  - Let's See Where The Trail Leads  KharmaTrain   Apr-17-07 09:44 AM   #14 
 

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