posted on Aug, 4 2012 @ 04:06 AM
Originally posted by phishyblankwaters
reply to post by camaro68ss
A knife serves more than 1 purpose. A gun does not. You don't cook with a gun, you kill things with a gun.
gun grabbing isn't the answer, but a stricter vetting (omg big brother)system might help raise red flags before crazy mass shootings take place.
I know i know, your right to bare arms is important, i get that. But should it trump my right to live?
Crazy people will always find a way to harm others, we need to address the reasons they are crazy and help work towards fixing that, instead of trying
to take away all the dangerous toys.
I don't want to live in a nerf world.
Have you never seen the simpsons episode where homer gets a gun?
guns are like swiss army knives..
Can opener or noise maker to scare crows away,
They can take down the washing and get rid of the dishes...
What about making speed holes in the bonnet of your car..!?!
and much, much more..
Guns don't kill people. People kill people and a whole bunch of other things to boot, with a whole range of tools.
Screwdrivers, pitchforks, hoes, knives, icepicks, forks, hammers, axes, pens, stockings, feathers, the hairs from the chin of a leapard mixed inbto a
Most of these are a damn horrible way to off someone, more horrible than a gun and just as efficient.
edit on 8/4/2012 by Ironclad because:
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