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originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin
a reply to: burdman30ott6
Ok so what age do you believe a individual should be able to buy any legal gun at?
Well I am asking so I guess I do have a right to ask.
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originally posted by: toysforadults
let me guess %5 of everyone arguing about this have actually held or fired an AR-15 and even less understand caliber and rate of fire and all of that?
I'm probably at least close, maybe %10
originally posted by: burdman30ott6
Look, my 10 YO and my 11 YO just successfully completed their hunter safety training last week.
originally posted by: roadgravel
The only deterrent might be jail for having possession in public. But if a person is planning murder, the law and punishment is already being ignored.
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
I think I had my first rifle at roughly the same age and I live in goddamn New Jersey which isn't exactly the hunting capital of the country. Was I excited to get a gun? Yeah. But the lessons the old man taught me were much more important than that Remington.
That’s all very nice and all but I have as much right as anyone else to ask whatever the hell I want on ATS within the T&C