posted on Feb, 7 2013 @ 01:53 PM
food for thought...
Those of us inclined to add stricter regulations on certain types of firearms are in no way advocating the restriction of firearms, or trying to take
your gun away.
If you want to purchase an m240b with bipod and a silencer, fine, that's great, god bless america, but you don't have a right to do it willy nilly,
there HAS to be some oversight and regulation.
as I've said, millions of times, if the current laws were actually enforced, we wouldn't even be having this same tired old "my right protects your
When that was written, they were using muskets. Have all the damn muskets you want in the world. But don't sit and tell us that complete and
unregulated access to guns for every american is the solution to anything other than non-existent over population.
If it were up to me, personally, you'd be able to own just about anything you want, below military grade, but of course, with stipulations like, oh,
I dunno, maybe a nice deep background check when you try to buy a god damn machgine gun. Maybe a cursory interview, you know, when you start
purchasing thousands of rounds of ammunition to place in your survival bunker.
At what point does your right to own a weapon trump everyone else s right to the pursuit of happiness?
do you know what keeps me up at night, when in relation to guns? The government kicking in my door? Nope. A foreign invasion? Newp. A crazy mass
shooter on RRSI ? Nopers.
Adamant gun lovers with itchy trigger fingers are a false sense of their ability to properly, and responsibly, use and maintain a weapon.
Certain restrictions not withstanding, the real cure to gun violence is education and REGULATION.
But hell, the government can barely regulate tobacco and alcohol, why expect them to do anything helpful with guns?