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So yeah, different countries & population and certain cultural differences, no doubt. But are we really as fundamentally different as you assume? Personally, i doubt it...... Anyway.
originally posted by: mrwupy
They are not looking to take your guns or even control your guns.
They're objective is to control your mind.
Get enough people hating fire arms and rallying against them and they won't have to take them, the people will give them up willingly.
The media is brainwashing people just as "fast and furious" as they can. (Pun intended)
Guns are terrible, guns are bad. Eventually they'll get enough on board that guns will go away.
It may take a generation but it will surely happen.
originally posted by: Sublimecraft
"Each time you think there's a tipping point, with Sandy Hook or Aurora, and nothing gets done,"
That's because no-one has yet come up with a workable solution to both allow gun ownership and restrict gun ownership.
and that's primarily because the US governments' modus operandi regarding private gun ownership is unacceptable to law-abiding US citizens who happen to be responsible gun owners.
originally posted by: kaylaluv
a reply to: MysterX
But he didn't use an ax or a machete. How come? James Holmes didn't either, nor did Adam Lanza or Jared Loughner. How come? The Columbine boys didn't either, nor did any of the guys who shot people in the various military facilities. How come?
For every one ax murder you can show me in America, I can show you 1000 gun shot murders - and that is a conservative estimate. How come?
According to crime statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), knives are consistently used to kill people far more often than rifles are used. And the numbers aren’t even close: five times as many murders were committed with knives than were committed with rifles last year.
originally posted by: harvestdog
a reply to: Daedalus
Serious truth brother. Majority of citizens cannot afford to own a machine gun, so for the majority it is unattainable. When they are harping on that, it has dick all to do with anything at all.
originally posted by: boymonkey74
fact is that the usa does have a gun problem. The rest of the world can see it even if you all can not.
But keep on being afraid the guberment will take them.
originally posted by: vonclod
a reply to: MysterX
Sure but how many people is an attacker going to get through with a knife?..real easy to just pull a trigger than have to actually work at it..I dont beleive for a heartbeat that anyone with a knife is going to kill more than a few people, there is a great defence..run.
I'm not for gun confiscation but don't try and put out it's the same as a knife or club.