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originally posted by: vor78
a reply to: Flyingclaydisk
Oh, I agree. I support some restrictions in theory but real-world proposals from the political classes? Not so much. The universal background check proposals that I've seen, for instance, have been garbage. No way in hell would I have supported them. The same is true of that whole issue over the no-fly list. I support the idea, but not the proposed laws. The GOP proposal was almost OK. The Dems? Nope, not happening.
originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: JoshuaCox
I'm a strict Constitutional constructionist who believes the 2nd Amendment rights only apply to these guns:
Pattern 1776 Infantry Rifle
Brown Bess Musket
originally posted by: SlapMonkey
a reply to: shooterbrody
Well, that's not to say that the possession of them by this particular individual wasn't illegal, which I would think to be the case here.
Regardless, he was a mass murderer, so it's not really a pertinent point anymore, sadly enough.
originally posted by: face23785
a reply to: dfnj2015
Pretty much everything in the bill was a step in the "right direction", by Dems standards. They voted it down because it "didn't go far enough".
As I said, they abandoned their "if it saves one life" mantra.
First Good Example for an Assault Rifle Ban???
Usually with mass shootings and just plain old murders, It is a hand gun, hunting rifle or shotgun...and most murders period are with the more common variety firearms.