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Old 09-02-2012, 03:53 PM
 
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firearms easily outnumbering total people at said places. i thought more guns were dangerous


Additionally, why do most mass murders occur at gun free zones, or places where it is perceived/common knowledge that most people wont be carrying?
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Old 09-02-2012, 03:56 PM
 
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Because those are your hunters and people who know how to use their guns and the power behind them and the respect it takes in owning one. They have obtained their guns legally, and have therefore been vetted for mental illness.

Guns are not the problem...the wrong people obtaining them is.
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Old 09-02-2012, 04:47 PM
 
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Because those are your hunters and people who know how to use their guns and the power behind them and the respect it takes in owning one. They have obtained their guns legally, and have therefore been vetted for mental illness.

Guns are not the problem...the wrong people obtaining them is.
You have to be vetted for mental illness? How long till the NRA gets rid of that one?
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Old 09-02-2012, 04:48 PM
 
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Clearly that's a first step to the confiscation of all guns
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Old 09-02-2012, 04:50 PM
 
Location: somewhere in the woods
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You have to be vetted for mental illness? How long till the NRA gets rid of that one?

show me where in the 2nd Amendment it says anything about the mentally hanidicap not being able to have arms of war?
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Old 09-02-2012, 05:13 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Because those are your hunters and people who know how to use their guns and the power behind them and the respect it takes in owning one.

Two injured in accidental shooting at Bloomington gun show

Two women and one child hurt after accidental shooting at Gun & Knife Show


Man accidentally shoots self at gun show | kgw.com Portland

Vendor who accidentally shot himself at gun show is charged | wbir.com


Man wounded after shooting himself at Charlotte gun show - News14.com
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Old 09-02-2012, 05:13 PM
 
Location: Old Bellevue, WA
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NRA folk tend to have a respect for guns, not unlike writers re pens, or violinists re violins. If an NRA person decides to do something stupid, the last implement of choice is going to be a gun. Invariably the mass shooters don't know anything about guns. It's vitually unheard of that a mass shooter is an NRA member.
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Old 09-02-2012, 05:17 PM
 
Location: The middle of nowhere Arkansas
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Ahhh, crap!!
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Old 09-02-2012, 05:21 PM
 
Location: Tejas
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When I organised Gun Shows I used to make people take the ammo out of their guns at the door and we kept guns and ammo seperately and we watched people with guns like a hawk.

The reason being a guy that I promoted the show with does shows all over the State and he had a gun go off one time that was his and it was previously unloaded, another show he caught an anti gun person loading a gun when they thought they were not being watched.

Just pointed that out because not all accidents are accidents at gun shows.

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Old 09-02-2012, 05:27 PM
 
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firearms easily outnumbering total people at said places. i thought more guns were dangerous


Additionally, why do most mass murders occur at gun free zones, or places where it is perceived/common knowledge that most people wont be carrying?
If that were the case......then forks make people fat
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