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Yet Another Way of Life Threatened by Those Who Want To Force Other People How to Live.

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posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 05:54 PM
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I know there are a lot of people who are afraid that another tragedy like the one that happened at the Connecticut elementary school could happen again, and yes, it is possible for another such tragedy to occur, but guns are not the reason why that happened, and banning guns/firearms is not going to stop similar, or even worse tragedies from happening.

There are many people who just want to continue using such tragedies as another excuse to end a way of life, and it is a way of life whether you agree with it or not.

I find it ironic that many of the same leftwingers who want to FORCE a total ban on firearms on every civilian, have been some of the same leftwingers whom have spoken/written ardently about the atrocities committed for example, by the U.S. Government on the Native American people during the birth of the Republic of these United States, and what other governments, such as the Brittish did to other native people around the world.

Yet these same leftwingers are calling for the end of yet another way of life because, like the U.S. government during the early decades of this nation, they think they have the right to tell everyone, and FORCE them how to live their lives.

I will not say all, but a mayority of leftwingers these days all around the world think themselves as the all mighty voice of reason and common sense. They think that they know how everyone should live their lives, and even want to FORCE everyone not only to accept their views, but to embrace them.

Those leftwingers will make claims such as "civilized people do not use guns", and will deride anyone who wants to exercise their right to own and bear arms.

Many of the early settlers of this nation, and the government also thought that they were the "voice of reason and civilization". They derided, ridiculed, and FORCED Native Americans to give up their way of life which was accomplished by the disarmament of the Native Americans.

These same early settlers, as well as the U.S. Government FORCED Native Americans to join white schools which were nothing more than indoctrination, and brainwashing camps in their attempt to, as these same people used to say, "rid the Republic of these United States of the savage way of life the Native Americans lived".

The history of the world is full of similar examples, from the Australian aborigines, to the Hindu people the so called "civilized world" thought that "they knew how those people should live." In fact it was thought that those native people all around the world were nothing but "savages", just like leftwingers today think that those people who want to exercise and keep their right to own, and bear arms "are just savages who should be FORCED to be as civilized as leftwingers are"...

In many cases the submission of many native people around the world was accomplished by their disarmament. The United States Government disarmed the Native Americans of their firearms, and eventually were FORCED to move to the swamps of South Florida and were FORCED to give up their way of life.

The Hindu people were also banned from owning firearms, and even the most pacifist person in the world Mathama Gandhi wrote in his autobiography that

Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look back upon the Act depriving the whole nation of arms as the blackest.

indiagunhistory.wordpress.com...

Even the Dalai Lama himself stated, and I quote:

•“If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun.” — The Dalai Lama, (May 15, 2001, The Seattle Times) speaking at theEducating Heart Summitin Portland, Oregon, when asked by a girl how to react when a shooter takes aim at a classmate .

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The history of the world is full of examples on so called "civilized people" wanting to FORCE others to give up their arms, including mass murderers like Adolf Hitler.


The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to allow the subject races to possess arms. History shows that all conquerors who have allowed the subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by so doing. Indeed, I would go so far as to say that the supply of arms to the underdogs is a sine qua non for the overthrow of any sovereignty.” — Adolf Hitler (H.R. Trevor-Roper, Hitler’s Table Talks 1941-1944)

indiagunhistory.wordpress.com...

Yet despite what history has to show us this day and age we have a mayority of leftwingers who once again want to deprive EVERYONE their right to own and bear arms because in their minds "they think they know what's best for everyone, and anyone who needs a gun is a savage"...

There is an old saying, "those who do not know their history, are bound to repeat it." We are at a time when history is being repeated. Today, we have yet another group of people who want to deprive everyone else their right to own and bear arms. There are already nations, like the UK, in which guns are banned, yet despite the fact that crimes with firearms have INCREASED in that nation and others since the ban on guns, leftwingers don't want to let go of their hatred on guns and anyone who wants to exercise his, or her right to own and bear arms.

We have today yet another people who think they have the right to tell and FORCE everyone else how to live their lives.

Atrocities like what just happened at the Connecticut elementary school will not stop from occurring. Criminals, and crazy people have many other ways to commit their crimes, and depriving everyone of their right to own and bear arms, or heavily restricting them will not slow, or stop such attrocities from happening.

To see what happens when guns are banned all you have to do is look at what has been happening in the UK since their ban on guns.


Gun crime soars by 35%

Created: 9 January 2003 | Updated: 10 January 2003

The Government's latest crime figures were condemned as "truly terrible" by the Tories today as it emerged that gun crime in England and Wales soared by 35% last year.

Criminals used handguns in 46% more offences, Home Office statistics revealed.

Firearms were used in 9,974 recorded crimes in the 12 months to last April, up from 7,362.

It was the fourth consecutive year to see a rise and there were more than 2,200 more gun crimes last year than the previous peak in 1993.

Figures showed the number of crimes involving handguns had more than doubled since the post-Dunblane massacre ban on the weapons, from 2,636 in 1997-1998 to 5,871.

Unadjusted figures showed overall recorded crime in the 12 months to last September rose 9.3%, but the Home Office stressed that new procedures had skewed the figures.

With new recording procedures taken into account the actual overall rise was just 2%, the Home Office said.
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www.dailymail.co.uk...


Culture of violence: Gun crime goes up by 89% in a decade


By James Slack
UPDATED:03:42 EST, 27 October 2009


Gun crime has almost doubled since Labour came to power as a culture of extreme gang violence has taken hold.

The latest Government figures show that the total number of firearm offences in England and Wales has increased from 5,209 in 1998/99 to 9,865 last year - a rise of 89 per cent.

In some parts of the country, the number of offences has increased more than five-fold.

In eighteen police areas, gun crime at least doubled.

The statistic will fuel fears that the police are struggling to contain gang-related violence, in which the carrying of a firearm has become increasingly common place.

Last week, police in London revealed they had begun carrying out armed patrols on some streets.
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www.dailymail.co.uk...

In the United States there are states and cities where guns are banned, or heavily restricted, yet those states and cities happen to have the most crimes with guns and firearms in general in the United States.

Leftwingers all around the world love to claim that "the United States have the most gun crimes in the world", yet they fail to realize that it is actually in states and cities where guns, and firearms in general are banned or heavily restricted where the mayority of crimes with guns occur.

Why is it that a mayority of leftwingers can't understand that CRIMINALS and CRAZIES do not care for LAWS. CRIMINALS and CRAZIES are not going to OBEY any law, and by depriving people their right to own and bear arms you are just making CRIMINALS and CRAZIES STRONGER...

Are you going to listen to the true voice of reason, or will you repeat history again because "you think you have the right on how to tell, and FORCE others how to live their lives?"...

edit on 15-12-2012 by ElectricUniverse because: add comments and links.




posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 06:09 PM
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Bravo! Well said. Look, left wingers and Europeans hold many of the same viewpoints. Would not we all be happier if all American leftwingers emigrated to Europe? The leftwingers could have the bankrupt socialism they want so badly, and the rest of us could finally stop supporting them. Win-Win for everybody.



posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 06:11 PM
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THERE ARE A GAZILLION THREADS ABOUT THIS SAME SUBJECT!

COULDN'T YOU POST IN ONE OF THEM!



posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 06:16 PM
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Originally posted by DarthMuerte
Bravo! Well said. Look, left wingers and Europeans hold many of the same viewpoints. Would not we all be happier if all American leftwingers emigrated to Europe? The leftwingers could have the bankrupt socialism they want so badly, and the rest of us could finally stop supporting them. Win-Win for everybody.


If only that would happen... But no, instead they want to "change" the Republic of the United States into another Socialist/Fascist European wannabe nation...



posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 06:19 PM
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Originally posted by PrplHrt
THERE ARE A GAZILLION THREADS ABOUT THIS SAME SUBJECT!

COULDN'T YOU POST IN ONE OF THEM!


Why should I?... There are a GAZILLION THREADS against firearms and similar threads deriding, and insulting the "savage Americans" that the so called "civilized/leftwingers" have posted all over these forums ...

Not to mention that I posted not only my opinion but facts which I don't want to have lost in another thread and have leftwingers like you ignore such facts...



posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 06:23 PM
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I'M LIBERTARIAN.



posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 06:27 PM
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I'M LIBERTARIAN.


Are you sure? I thought most Libertarians believed in the freedom of speech????



posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 06:28 PM
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Originally posted by DarthMuerte
Bravo! Well said. Look, left wingers and Europeans hold many of the same viewpoints. Would not we all be happier if all American leftwingers emigrated to Europe? The leftwingers could have the bankrupt socialism they want so badly, and the rest of us could finally stop supporting them. Win-Win for everybody.


Right Wingers and Iranians hold many of the same viewpoints. Maybe right wingers would be happier if they moved to Iran? This is the worst logic I've seen today. Carry on.



posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 06:29 PM
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The only source you cite there is the Daily Mail, a publication known for repeatedly lying and misleading.

In fact the number of gun murders in the UK is around 30-50 per year

This is from a population of 60,000,000. Despite what tabloids want you to believe, the UK is remarkably safe. Here are our violent crime statistics for quite a long period:


Based on the above graph, please guess when guns were banned. It should be easy if your hypothesis is remotely valid.
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posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 06:43 PM
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Why do people from the US insist on quoting the Daily Mail for their sources relating to the UK??
Do they not understand it is a tabloid newspaper, whose aim like most other tabloid trash is to manipulate the facts to create as much sensationalism as possible?



posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 06:45 PM
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Originally posted by seeker1963
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I'M LIBERTARIAN.


Are you sure? I thought most Libertarians believed in the freedom of speech????


LOL...touche'...There is a lot of those proclamations these days...

Nicely written thread OP and don't let the freedom haters step on your point.

I'm a Libertarian too...I guess just a little more open minded than some...I want people to be free and personally responsible. I believe in big liberty and small government. If you want to have an abortion, do drugs, marry your mailbox...I do not care. I will not impede upon your freedoms as long as your freedoms do not impede upon mine.





posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 06:59 PM
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Oh, owie. I guess I'm sick of seeing 20 threads on gun control and 20 threads on the mentally ill and 20 threads on Connecticut.

ATS got lost in it all. All day long, the same crap ad nauseum.

Maybe that's what you kids are making of this place.

We need a geezer forum where old farts can talk about America the Beautiful, not America the "New and Improved".



posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 07:49 PM
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Yeah those damn muslamic leftie FREEDOM HATERS!


'MURKA!


OP please never leave your fine country. Really please don't.



posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 07:53 PM
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How many pro gun threads do we need? If this is really the first thing in peoples minds over the victims, people have some serious soul searching to do



posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 08:57 PM
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Originally posted by ElectricUniverse

Originally posted by DarthMuerte
Bravo! Well said. Look, left wingers and Europeans hold many of the same viewpoints. Would not we all be happier if all American leftwingers emigrated to Europe? The leftwingers could have the bankrupt socialism they want so badly, and the rest of us could finally stop supporting them. Win-Win for everybody.


If only that would happen... But no, instead they want to "change" the Republic of the United States into another Socialist/Fascist European wannabe nation...


No what they want is people stop going on shooting sprees and the easy target is guns. The problem is they are right we are violent culture and guns make very easy for us to slaughter each other. These are not left wingers anymore they are mothers. I would suggest that resposible gun owners begin to try and figure out what we can do to change the culture of murder we live in or some day when enough people have been killed somebody really is going to get serious about gun control.



posted on Dec, 16 2012 @ 02:45 AM
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I love how you post no link to wherever you got that graph from...

That right there tells me something most probably that you don't want people to know where you got that graph from...


BTW, you can claim what you want about that newspaper, but CLAIMS are not PROOF...



posted on Dec, 16 2012 @ 02:53 AM
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Originally posted by TheSubversiveOne

Right Wingers and Iranians hold many of the same viewpoints. Maybe right wingers would be happier if they moved to Iran? This is the worst logic I've seen today. Carry on.


Obviously you don't know much about Iran... Iran is a theocratic Republic, which means certain religious figures whom are seen almost as deities are in power... The Iranian government is really nowhere even similar to rightwingers...sorry...



posted on Dec, 16 2012 @ 02:59 AM
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Originally posted by bknapple32
How many pro gun threads do we need? If this is really the first thing in peoples minds over the victims, people have some serious soul searching to do


... Before starting this thread my first responses was to express my sympathy and condolescence to the families of all those children, and teachers that were killed in other threads...

But I must be the big bad wolf according to you for posting not only my opinion, but facts regarding crimes with firearms/guns, and an intelligent response to these latest attempts by many to use this tragedy, and the death of these children, and teachers as an excuse to stomp the right of Americans, and anyone else who might want to express their right to own and bear arms...

The one who needs some good soul searching is you...



posted on Dec, 16 2012 @ 03:08 AM
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Oh and btw, if you don't trust that newspaper from the UK I wonder what you have to say about this one...

Of course, you will TRY to make another excuse...



Gun crime doubles in a decade
Gun crime has almost doubled in the last decade despite high profile Government campaigns to tackle the problem.

By Tom Whitehead, Home Affairs Editor
7:00AM GMT 27 Oct 2009
Offences involving firearms have increased in all but four police areas in England and Wales since 1998, figures obtained by the Tories reveal.

One part of the country has seen the problem increase almost seven fold as the availability of guns, and criminals' williness to use them rises.
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"In areas dominated by gang culture, we're now seeing guns used to settle scores between rivals as well as turf wars between rival drug dealers. We need to redouble our efforts to deal with the challenge."

There were 9,865 firearm offences in 2007/08, a rise of 89 per cent on the 5,209 recorded in 1998/99.

Lancashire Police saw a 598 per cent increase from just 50 to 349 over the period while Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Essex all saw five fold increases.

In total, 21 forces saw offences at least double over the decade while just four, Cleveland, Humberside, Cambridgeshire and Sussex, saw the number fall.

While provisional figures for 2008/09 suggest overall firearm offences may be down on the previous year, they point to a doubling of the number of people injured or killed.

Some 1,760 gun related injuries or deaths were provisionally recorded for 2008/09, compared with 864 in 1998/99.
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www.telegraph.co.uk...

Oh, and let's not forget this good old protest in the UK, and some interesting facts about what has been happening since the gun ban there...



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posted on Dec, 16 2012 @ 03:46 AM
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I much prefer to live in the UK as it is rather than have millions of guns available. We have some of the lowest murder rates of gun crime in the world...[url=https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AonYZs4MzlZbdExSbktqRWpLMjNUMkFGVk5VODRyTnc#gid=0]






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