posted on Jan, 17 2013 @ 01:16 AM
reply to post by JerkyBeer
This is a good point here. I really do like what you write, and while in theory I agree with you wholeheartedly, I do beg to differ slightly.
The executive orders passed so far seem tame to me, and don't really limit freedoms to the extent people on here are trying to make it out to be.
The only order I saw that really limits freedom is the potential for making some mentally ill patients unable to buy guns. I don't like limiting
anyone's freedom, but is it really safe to have people that aren't even capable of feeding themselves, or bathing themselves, in possession of
deadly weapons? I wouldn't want to have to make that decision, and I think we shouldn't cry bloody murder(not directed at you) when people even
talk about it.
An actual Assault rifle ban (sale only, not even confiscation), would have to pass congress, and I don't see it happening. But anyways, my main
point is that while I am pro-Assault rifles....I can see the other side's point of view. I'm not about to start calling them fascist dictators
while they're just talking about the possibility. An AR ban is a far cry from an all out ban. And they've only been talking about banning the sale
of them, not the confiscation of previous owned ones.
I wish people would be reasonable about this topic. And actually debate your opinions. It looks terrible how everyone here is acting like they
are proclaiming all gun owners terrorists, and they're going to pry the guns from cold dead fingers. If you can't see how it's possible an assault
rifle ban could seem reasonable, well I don't have anything to say about it. you're(not you jerkybear) closed minded, and you probably won't
listen to anything I say.
TLDR: Instead of explaining why we need ARs or why they shouldn't be banned, gun advocates went straight to yelling out "Tyranny!" and claiming
there's an "all out assault on freedom!" and other hyperboblic statements. People on this site, and the vast majority of gun supporters, are
acting ignorant and childish.