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originally posted by: MOMof3
Will you guarantee me that my son will not be killed by a diagnosed mentally ill person with a gun bought at a store or show?
I would bet that our forefathers made sure their citizens were not terrorized for long by such people. There was mental illness then too and in the wild west.
You, as a all or nothing gun owner of guns have no right to expect all citizens to constantly be war mode in our communities.
originally posted by: sdcigarpig
Personal weapons (Firsts, feet, body): 728
originally posted by: khnum
a reply to: NavyDoc
I am not aware of any 700 round per minute 30-30's or 45's
originally posted by: voyger2
a reply to: TDawgRex
I'm not scared of guns or people with guns ... You are. I don't have a gun and I don't need it.
You just missed elysiumfire reply. Please check on that one, theres no rainbow state there. Guns have place and time to use.
If the time to fight against tyranny come there will not be any government guns to stop people. look around (Ukrainians revolution fresh example, history haves more...and some of them didn't need to fire a single bullet).
Slavery to the state ? please explain. boot on the neck of a law abiding citizen? please explain.
Not unless you can absolutely promise me that no one, repeat, no one, will ever attempt to harm me or my family or deprive us of our rights, freedoms and possessions.
originally posted by: elysiumfire
You are no different from me, except I live in a country where the vast majority of the population do not own a gun, and do not suffer the same level of fear and paranoia that you do. I live in a country where we don't suffer anywhere near the same amount of gun rampages or gun crime as you do in yours.
You say you don't want your rights or your freedoms taken from you, but I assume that you would be quite happy to have the rights of those you deem mentally unstable taken away from them? The problem with that line of thinking is that, a) it is hypocritical and double-standard, and b) you don't know if someone is unstable until they take their arsenal out onto the street!
How many more 'responsible' gun owners have to break down mentally and rampage before the admission is made that a gun problem exists, and that it needs radical solutions to solve it? How many more have to die before an admittance is made that truthfully perceives that all gun owners (without exception) are the problem, and compound it with their fear and paranoia neurosis? The gun is not the solution to your fear, it is simply a symbol of it! While you keep the gun...you keep the fear!
originally posted by: khnum
Weve seen your views for pages now and what I have not ascertained is whether you think there is a gun violence problem in your country,and if there is what to do about it.