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Response to HereSince1628 (Reply #15)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 04:15 PM

18. I know

It's an issue larger than guns, but a resolution could start with what people think they need them for. A solid requirement for Basic safety training for licensing for any particular weapon would have been nice. Kind of a case of closing the barn door after the horse got out now

I've stayed out of the gun threads; what I think is if the NRA hadn't take such an irresponsible stance, we'd have more responsible gun ownership. In other words if they had an open inclusive attitude instead of screaming second amendment every time responsible checks were suggested, gun culture wouldn't be as sick as it is.

Or maybe it's just inherently sick, I don't know.

There are hunters and hobbyists and perfectly responsible people who own assorted projectile weapons. Maybe even the majority as these owners like to claim. I know a few.
However, Everyone single of them has a story of 'some idiot' who used weapons irresponsibly, the most notable to me personally being my brother in-law, a conservative gun owning biker country boy, who lives right next to an Elk run-- he lives on 6 acres and had three small boys at this time of this incident. A few want to be hunters actually shot UP from the road at an animal, apparently not seeing the large house and attendant structures--including a jungle gym on the hill.

Boy was he pissed. And He didn't see the weapons as responsible. Just 'the idiots'

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