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View Poll Results: Was Ronald Reagan a gun grabber
1. Yes, his record proves it 22 70.97%
2. No, he is the Republican saint, he can do no wrong 9 29.03%
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Old 01-14-2013, 10:35 PM
 
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Signed into law the Mulford Act, which outlawed the public carrying of loaded weapons. Supported a ban on assault weapons, and banned certain types of bullets


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"We urge you to listen to the American public and to the law enforcement community and support a ban on the further manufacture of these weapons."

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Ronald Reagan: Statement on Signing the Bill To Regulate Armor-Piercing Ammunition

 
Old 01-14-2013, 10:37 PM
 
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Signed into law the Mulford Act, which outlawed the public carrying of loaded weapons. Supported a ban on assault weapons, and banned certain types of bullets





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Ford, Carter, Reagan Push for Gun Ban - Los Angeles Times

Ronald Reagan: Statement on Signing the Bill To Regulate Armor-Piercing Ammunition
He was obviously a liberal.
 
Old 01-14-2013, 10:41 PM
 
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He was obviously a liberal.
Liberals hated hippies for behaving so libertarianly.
 
Old 01-14-2013, 11:34 PM
 
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Yep. Sure was. But of course, the myth of Reagan and the reality of Reagan continues to get conflated.
 
Old 01-15-2013, 01:37 AM
 
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Yep. Sure was. But of course, the myth of Reagan and the reality of Reagan continues to get conflated.
 
Old 01-15-2013, 02:14 AM
 
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He sure was, but that won't stop the right wingers to still worship him like the 2nd coming of christ.
 
Old 01-15-2013, 06:08 AM
 
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He was president decades ago, who cares.
 
Old 01-15-2013, 06:19 AM
 
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Lightbulb Was Ronald Reagan a gun grabber?

Yep.

So is Romney.

The NRA backed both.
 
Old 01-15-2013, 10:31 AM
 
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Yep.

So is Romney.

The NRA backed both.
Why would the NRA back them ??
 
Old 01-15-2013, 10:37 AM
 
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