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Walmart and two other companies raise age limit for buying Guns

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posted on Mar, 1 2018 @ 10:10 PM
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originally posted by: dashen
You ......arrrggg.....
An 18 year old can join the Army and rain down Hellfire missiles from an Apache helicopter on to brown-skinned minorities in some far-flung country but a 21 year old can't own a semi-automatic rifle. if you don't like the laws in America then by all means move to Australia or England or any other crap country you like. We'll hold down the fort here dodging bullets like the wild west thank you very much







Hey I'm curious, have you traveled to either of those crap countries? I'm betting no.
edit on 1-3-2018 by hopenotfeariswhatweneed because: (no reason given)




posted on Mar, 1 2018 @ 10:13 PM
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Good big corporations need to go extinct. All the small family owned American business did.

You can't trust one of these Chineese facade products they sell. It's turning into China here with piss poor products that are usually toxic.

People that aren't rich can't afford to be cheap. When your cheap, you buy the same product over and over 5 times in a row because it breaks.

Don't support the downfall of all our jobs, and the quality of life for everyone.

Leaving you barrel metallurgy to Chinamart?

Yeah, no.

These parasites that sell out to the lowest bidder have been an absolute headache in the building supplies industry too, all their crap is sub par, my house almost burned down from a cheap electrical connection used in my bathroom fan.

Everything is turning to garbage at these corporate box stores, while they pay shareholders and themselves, while our quality of life suffers.

I hope they all go out of business.





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posted on Mar, 1 2018 @ 10:14 PM
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originally posted by: HiMyNameIsCal
You know, as a gun toting Canadian I find it sad that guns are at the center if this issue. I also find it ridiculous that people think buying an AR-15ish at walmart is ok. Don't people just have gunfights in the parking lot? In Vancouver they would, and in London. But they don't, at least not outside of the the US. Believe me! I am perfectly capable of defending my property without the need of a shiny glock or dusty AK. But if I wanted to have one, I could! I would just have to prove to my peers that I was a responsible adult first. The fact that some of my fellow gun owners feel that there special cousin Festus who can't see straight should have a freekin assault rifle makes me.. almost laugh.


I loved this post!
Just saying.




posted on Mar, 1 2018 @ 10:19 PM
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originally posted by: angeldoll
a reply to: Lumenari

I read your opinion.



Well, at least you gave an honest rebuttal. Comprised of... nothing.




posted on Mar, 1 2018 @ 10:26 PM
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edit on 3/1/2018 by angeldoll because: (no reason given)



posted on Mar, 1 2018 @ 10:32 PM
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a reply to: angeldoll

Good move. You're better than that.




posted on Mar, 1 2018 @ 11:08 PM
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Stores can raise age limits on sale of guns. I do not see that as a problem. It doesn't need to be our government that does this. We are the people, we can do that kind of stuff, we do not need the government making regulations to implement a practice. Your local community can do that too, if it becomes normal practice, that is all right. This practice does not interfere with our right to bear arms. As long as our government doesn't try to make a law or reward the companies doing it, bribing them, then it does not interfere with our rights to bear arms.



posted on Mar, 1 2018 @ 11:44 PM
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Back when I was 21, I was shopping at Walmart with a friend. At the register, one of my items was a case of beer and the cashier asked for both of our ID's. My friend was 20 so the lady wouldn't sell me the beer. I told her that the beer was for me and it really was but she refused to sell it to me. I said to her "you know I'm just going to go to the gas station down the street and buy it?" She kind of looked at me thinking yeah good point but she said she couldn't do it. I kind of felt like a dick after because she was just doing her job following orders. Then I went down the street to the gas station and bought beer.



posted on Mar, 1 2018 @ 11:59 PM
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originally posted by: CB328
Hopefully state governments will follow business' lead on this (and only this issue) and large parts of the country will not make it easy for teens to buy guns.


Wishful thinking.

You support this because you think it's about guns. You've allowed yourself to manipulated through fear and sympathy so that you want someone, anyone, to do something, anything, so that you won't be afraid or have to feel sorry for other people over something that wasn't your fault. Even if what they do doesn't work, or can't work, or isn't even designed to work against what you fear. As long as somebody is doing something so you can feel safer. Even if you know deep inside that feeling is an illusion.

This isn't about guns. It's about the same thing that's been going on for over a century. It's about the government telling you that what you thought was a right is just a privilege subject to the whims of the government. There was a time when the government needed a warrant or at least probable cause to search you or your possessions. It was a right. Now, you can get a special pass that allows you to board a plane without being strip searched. There was a time when the government had to at least accuse you of a crime to throw you in jail. There was a time when you had the right to be tried by a jury of your peers in open court. There was a time when you had to be convicted of a crime for the government to seize your property.

Bit by bit, every right that we had has been chipped away and the unwritten phrase "if the government allows" has been appended.

Maybe you think, "Well, if it saves just one life, take away those rights." You want to know one thing we share with the Founding Fathers? We can't give anyone eternal life. Everyone that has ever died from a gun would have died from something else eventually. Car accident, disease, old age, everyone dies eventually. We can't pass on life to current or future generations. What we can try to pass on are the rights and freedoms we enjoyed. We can try to pass on the choice. Any right we give up now, we don't just give it up for ourselves. We give it up for every generation that comes after us. It should be very clear that this government does not give rights back once they have taken them.

A long time ago, I took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution. It may not be perfect, but I still believe in the concept that there is a law above the government that the government must follow. In the US, the Constitution is supposed to be that law. If I can't violate the law when it's convenient, neither can the government.

This doesn't end with "this issue and this issue only." This ends with the government saying, "You are the property of the US Government, Inc. You don't have rights, you only have the privileges we give you, which can be taken away at any time for any reason. You belong to the US: property, body, mind, and soul."



posted on Mar, 2 2018 @ 02:16 AM
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a reply to: Mandroid7
I wish Walmart would go out of business. They started the cheapness, others had to follow suit to stay afloat. I don’t even trust buying Xmas lights anymore because they all come from low standard China and there’s tons of recalls on them every year starting fires. I’ve started searching recalls now. Installed a recall app.

Nothing lasts as long as it used to.

It’s a real shame small businesses cease to exist.



posted on Mar, 2 2018 @ 03:10 AM
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Whoops screwed that post up... sorry
edit on 2-3-2018 by Lagomorphe because: Whoops



posted on Mar, 2 2018 @ 03:15 AM
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originally posted by: Mandroid7
Good big corporations need to go extinct. All the small family owned American business did.

You can't trust one of these Chineese facade products they sell. It's turning into China here with piss poor products that are usually toxic.



The thing is that you guys are not buying Chinese guns...

Don't blame it on someone else (pesky Chinese or Russians)...

Look in the mirror old chap.

Kindest respects

Lags



posted on Mar, 2 2018 @ 03:17 AM
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originally posted by: Edumakated


You know what would save more lives? Raising driving age from 16 to 18...


I'm all for that too! My daughter is 16 and I'm not letting her drive on her own until she's 18.



posted on Mar, 2 2018 @ 03:25 AM
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originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: CB328

Deny rights and mob mentality?

Sounds legit.


They are a company, they have the right to do as they desire..

no?

So it's not denying rights, is it... *cough cough google*



posted on Mar, 2 2018 @ 03:27 AM
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a reply to: dashen

But they are not a government agency. they are a sole company.

Why are you crying?




posted on Mar, 2 2018 @ 03:28 AM
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a reply to: 3NL1GHT3N3D1

No, it works well when google et al deny the first amendment. SO now here is a company denying the second. those who were adamant that the company has every right to deny a first, now cry about a company denying the second.

This is hilarious..



posted on Mar, 2 2018 @ 03:30 AM
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a reply to: badw0lf

The difference is the support of it.

No one here is claiming that they need to do anything.



posted on Mar, 2 2018 @ 03:31 AM
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originally posted by: Lumenari
You call this move common sense when any minor with cash can buy whatever weapon they want to do whatever they want, or just steal them from a family member and go.

Which brings me to what the government has really failed us all on... public schools the Department of Education in the first place.

That this should even be a conversation just shows how far we as a country has fallen.

So celebrate that, I guess.


So you are fightingly against google and youtube censoring people, as well?

If so, then we agree.

If not, reap what you sew.



posted on Mar, 2 2018 @ 03:32 AM
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originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: badw0lf

The difference is the support of it.

No one here is claiming that they need to do anything.


How so?

You were adamant that youtube has every right to deny free speech. Why does walmart not have the right to deny someone under a certain age the ability to buy weapons?

Explain it to me... has nothing to do with support, it has everything to do with a company dictating their alleged rights to do business as they see fit.



posted on Mar, 2 2018 @ 03:37 AM
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originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: badw0lf

The difference is the support of it.

No one here is claiming that they need to do anything.






Wait what ,are you implying the people should be dictating to private business how it should operate?



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