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Response to LuckyCharms (Original post)

Wed Feb 21, 2018, 01:30 PM

46. I owned one when I was a police officer (when dinosaurs roamed the earth).

After I left the force it went back into its box and sat on a shelf for the better part of 2 decades. I finally sold it through a licensed dealer so a background check would be done on the buyers. There just didn't seem to be any reason to keep it. I feel sorry for the people who are so paranoid and afraid of their shadows they have to arm themselves to the hilt. In the end, it's more likely than not the gun owner's family will suffer a loss - accident or suicide - rather than a bad guy breaking into their house.

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