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Asking for help...in terms of ideas

I'd like to write a really persuasive argument for the BSA to overturn the ban on gays.
What should I tell them to persuade them?
I'm pretty certain that swearing and belittling won't persuade them since we've all seen that
when emotions are on the rise, people are not persuaded they get more rigid in their own set positions.
Thank you in advance for any ideas you are willing to share.

we need truth in advertising about guns

do an image search for women with guns or men with guns...
for the most part you see beautiful people...with guns.
Its like the old days when you saw beautiful people with cigarettes.
If the images out there were like the reality....wrinkled, pot-bellied graybeards with guns, I think we'd start generational change about guns. I'm sure that the toothless, wrinkled, cancer survivors helped dissuade the young about cigarettes....

Anyone who receives public funds should be drug tested....

if poor people are required to be drug tested to receive the pittance called welfare, than public officials who receive more than a pittance and are able to direct public funds should be drug tested as an even higher priority: each pay period would be approrpriate commensurate with the amount of money they are receiving from the public.

Another state is looking to make drug testing a condition of welfare...which is what led to this rant

Do you know what you call a place where deadly force meets deadly force?

A war zone.
Do you want your children to go to school in a war zone?

if you want a military grade weapon...


Here's an idea

if we have to have armed security everywhere, the cost of the armed security comes from the existing defense budget. At least the money will stay in the communities instead of going to mercenaries overseas.

NRA and GOP have convinced me..the issue in not guns its mental illness, psych drugs and guns

so from now on to buy guns or ammo, you must submit to blood tests to determine if you are using any psych drugs and be screened for mental illness....everytime you buy guns or ammo.

10000 idiots waiting on line for gun show

at least when women mob to buy something, what they are standing in line to buy is on sale! Louboutin!!!!

being a hunter does not make any one a competent gun owner

it might be a slightly better excuse than "my precious" by itself.
But I suspect that most people who know a dozen hunters, know that at least a couple of them are irresponsible and that makes them dangerous.

My recollection from my teen years when I lived in the country was the hunters gathering for Morning Services before dawn.
I knew to stay out of the woods during hunting season because my neighborhood hunters were juiced before daybreak.

So instead of thinking of your own wonderful self when you think of the need to prevent gun control, think of the idiots you know who own guns. Because you are enabling the idiots as well as fine upstanding people like yourself.

If teachers have to be armed

families need to disclose whether they own weapons when they enroll their students.
And the teachers can verify which families own weapons so that they can better protect the class.
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