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Originally posted by thedigirati
reply to post by exponent
Weapons are different then arms, a kitchen knife is a weapon, but it is not an "arm"..
You did know there are online dictionaries that can give free definitions correct?
The world repository of knowledge is at your fingertips.
All you have to do is use it.
The term was applied, then as now, to weapons that were not specifically designed for military use and were not employed in a military capacity. Thus, the most natural reading of “keep Arms” in the Second Amendment is to “have weapons.”
Originally posted by TheCanuckian
Also your disdain for other nations is racist and abhorrent. Your narrow-minded views are not worth listening to
Originally posted by exponent
The UK have restricted all pistols and most rifles, but certain shotguns can be owned by a person with only a relatively minimal amount of checking and security.
What's wrong with this?
Originally posted by Kryties
What does a power outage have to do with gun control? Of course it is wise to prepare for such a scenario, lots of food and water and a warm place to sleep. How does that have anything to do with taking machine guns off nutjobs?
Originally posted by Xtrozero
Now where you live 3/4 of the world could go nuclear and you guys might not even know it...hehe
Originally posted by AaronWilson
"Guns kill people, they are bad." Well #, my hands are the things that pull the trigger and stab things, lets ban hands.
So, you don't know what an assault weapon is, you are just drinking the liberal media kool aid.
Originally posted by Kryties
reply to post by thedigirati
Dude our news here in Australia has been calling the AR-15 and ASSAULT rifle and comparing it to M4's and M16 except that the rapid fire capability has been removed from the civilian version. I am simply copying what they are saying.
- 262,000,000 Murdered: [20th Century Democide]
- Over 133,147,000 Murdered: [Pre-Twentieth Century Democide]
Just to give perspective on this incredible murder by government, if all these bodies were laid head to toe, with the average height being 5', then they would circle the earth ten times. Also, this democide murdered 6 times more people than died in combat in all the foreign and internal wars of the century.
DEATH BY GOVERNMENT
Between 1980 and 2008, 4,685 people died in mass-murders.
In the 20th Century:
- Governments murdered four times as many civilians as were killed in all the international and domestic wars combined.
- Governments murdered millions more people than were killed by common criminals.
How could governments kill so many people? The governments had the power - and the people, the victims, were unable to resist. The victims were unarmed.
Death by "Gun Control"
"...the tragic fact is that disarming victims leads to great bloodshed. I'm referring to the millions of people who died at the hands of their government over the past century. Most of these mass murders were preceded by a cynical and calculating "gun control" program, leading to eventual disarmament. Genocide followed soon thereafter."
Leave Mass Murder to the Professionals