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Originally posted by Benchkey
reply to post by blupblup
Seems the medical community in Britain want to ban kitchen knives. What's next..... sling shot's
Originally posted by KingIcarus
At the risk of getting involved this yet again, *sigh*, are you suggesting violent crime has been eradicated in the States by gun ownership? Or is it possible that criminals use guns more because of the much stronger possibility that the people they're attacking will be armed?
Here in the UK, like anywhere else, someone might break into my apartment tonight. Hopefully this won't happen, but if it does it seems likely that he won't be carrying a gun. Why? Because he's almost certain I don't have a gun either.. even though I could. In reality he probably wants to steal my stuff and get out... it's much easier that way. Besides, carrying a gun like that would send him to jail for a long time if caught.
In America the thief is unsure. He comes armed, legally too. He hears noise and he pulls it out. Thankfully the home owner is protected by his gun, but the thief has the advantage of preparedness... his night vision is already attuned and he's aware, not just woken from sleep.
Do good gun owners have some magical ability to always be that touch smarter, quicker and more accurate than criminals? It would seem that way given the rhetoric on here.
Originally posted by kingofmd
As for the Vatican, I couldn't agree more with the poster saying they are spear heading the NWO. Next thing they will be pushing for is a global currency, and leader, and religion.
Originally posted by Ghost375
But he didn't really pass any gun control legislation.
He proposed studies on gun violence, and emphasized enforcing current laws.
Are you opposed to studies on gun violence?
He didn't actually do anything. When will you guys get that through your head? You were being extremely paranoid. Just admit it and move on.
They aren't coming for your guns so they can install socialism. I don't care how many times Fox News tells you it. What they have planned is worse.edit on 20-1-2013 by Ghost375 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Spiramirabilis
reply to post by netwarrior
Well said, man. All of you that are saying that Jesus would be in favor of banning guns, I suggest you pick up a bible and go back and read. Pacifists don't tell their followers to sell their cloak and buy swords. Pacifists don't get all WWE inside the temples when they see how much of a circus Sabbath had become.
The Prince of Peace is a misnomer?
Jesus was ferocious? He encouraged armament?
Good to know - it explains so much...
This isn't how I understand it, and I actually mean no disrespect
I think I've made my point as well as I can make it - or not
Peace out kids
If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun.”
Originally posted by Spiramirabilis
reply to post by NavyDoc
Even the "head" of Buddism recognises that being a peaceful person does not neccesitate being a helpless person.
even I recognize that
I wonder if you can recognize my point
What, that the prince of peace himself was not above busting heads if it was necessary?
Christ also violently kicked the moneylenders out of the temple...
...and told his disciples to buy swords before they went out ot preach His word. Sometimes peace means that good people may have to take violent action.