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originally posted by: deadlyhope
My apologies for not being able to see your hidden message, whatever the hell that might be - Satire doesn't work for me, I'm a literal type of person and what you're talking about, is what you're talking about, not some convoluted, hidden, alternative, whatever meaning.
Why not just make a comparison to whatever you mean, then? If it's about most muslims being peaceful and they shouldn't be expected to apologize for all muslims, SAY THAT.
originally posted by: DAVID64
Another anti gun thread? Sigh.
Bottom line, crazy people do crazy things. Period. We, as gun owners, owe no one an apology. I didn't do anything, so I should not be persecuted for what someone else did. Why didn't the medical community do a better job of identifying the mentally ill? Why haven't the cops kept in touch with the medical community? How do "we" know who is going to snap? The majority of gun owners are responsible citizens, who would no more go on a rampage than you would, but seem to catch all the flack when a nut job does. We can't blame all Muslims for the violence, but we can sure as Hell point an accusing finger at all gun owners. What do we have to apologize for? We have no control over it. Do you drive? Then I expect an apology from every one who does for the wreck I had. You have the same control over other drivers as we have over other gun owners and I expect my apology right this second. Yes, I read the disclaimer. But this subject has been talked to death and brought up every time there's a shooting. There's no quick solution and taking our guns or making us register them is not the answer. I'm sure all the anti gunners will say "turn them in" or "make stronger laws", but criminals don't follow the law and the only ones who do are the ones you didn't have to worry about to begin with.
originally posted by: 8675309jenny
a reply to: neformore
Ahhhh, so very clever now aren't we??
Except that guns are not an ideology. Guns do not get into your brain and make you want to kill people. The book of Gun does not demand people gather on certain days to worship the gun, nor pray 5 times a day to the spirit of the gun.
A parallel to be drawn there is not -Yoda
originally posted by: ElectricUniverse
originally posted by: crazyewok
Id say the USA spends billions on background checks on Muslims.
Otherwise what else does the NSA do? Sit on there arses twiddling there thumbs?
That would be illegal and would cause a very large lawsuit against the U.S. government. The NSA can't do background checks on all Muslims simply for being Muslims. However, i am sure they check those people who do travel to the Middle East, whether they are Muslims or not.
originally posted by: Maverick7
I would say that a person from Britain where they have given up their rights to bear even pointed sticks has little business even starting a post about Right-to-Bear-Arms. The Second Amendment doesn't even apply to such persons.
Perhaps this person would be better off speaking to their own legislatures about creating a thug culture who can now prey on a disarmed populace?
Just posting a hypothetical. You know, just being tropically satirical.
originally posted by: AK907ICECOLD
a reply to: neformore
Getting rid of guns make only for a bigger problem imo.
It's a no win situation wether pro or con on being a gun owner.
Most killing sprees do not involve legally owned guns.
Those Paris cops didn't have guns, and look what happen.
The Criminals had weapons and the good guys were 100% worthless
My two cents