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Old 02-08-2013, 11:47 AM
 
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Do you get your fantasy-wish list of restrictions passed or maybe thrown out?
I can more than double my investment now, is it good sense to just wait and maybe do better?
Thanks.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Well hopefully Congress will do the right thing and require universal background checks on all gun sales, including private sales to make it easier to track those that sell guns to people who use them for crimes.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:02 PM
 
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Well hopefully Congress will do the right thing and require universal background checks on all gun sales, including private sales to make it easier to track those that sell guns to people who use them for crimes.
That's an idea I'm on board with.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:12 PM
 
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Do you get your fantasy-wish list of restrictions passed or maybe thrown out?
I can more than double my investment now, is it good sense to just wait and maybe do better?
Thanks.
Dude, not sure why you are upset by the gun grabbers.

Sell now to the panicking sheep, wait a year and buy them back for 1/2 what you sold them for.

Ditto for spare ammunition.

I've been going to gun shows off and on for over 30 years with my dad and we are both laughing our butts off at the frenzied stupidity. I mean, sweet baby J....they learned nothing from 2008 either when then got fleeced.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:21 PM
 
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Well hopefully Congress will do the right thing and require universal background checks on all gun sales, including private sales to make it easier to track those that sell guns to people who use them for crimes.
How about private gifts? If I want to give my gun to my daughter, will we have to go through some beaurocratic crap and I'll have to pay a fee?
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:24 PM
 
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That's an idea I'm on board with.
You are on board with universal background check? Do you know how ridiculous that is?

First of all, the government doesn't even enforce the current background check law. 80,000 rejection but only 44 prosecuted. So you tell me that we want another law that we don't enforce???

Secondly, without knowing what gun you have, how do they enforce it, particularly, if I am not the original owner of the gun? Please provide me one idea as I can't think of any.

Thirdly, why the background check to begin with? Criminals buying guns is already a crime. Why not enforce that first?

Last but not least, this only affects LAW ABIDING CITIZENS. Any law that only affect law abiding citizens is a bad law because it infringes our freedom.

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Old 02-08-2013, 12:30 PM
 
Location: Va. Beach
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Do you get your fantasy-wish list of restrictions passed or maybe thrown out?
I can more than double my investment now, is it good sense to just wait and maybe do better?
Thanks.
It really depends. If you sell now, you are guaranteed to get something for your weapons. If you wait till they are outlawed, you lose all.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:33 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville, FL
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You are on board with universal background check? Do you know how ridiculous that is?

First of all, the government doesn't even enforce the current background check law. 80,000 rejection but only 44 prosecuted. So you tell me that we want another law that we don't enforce???

Secondly, without knowing what gun you have, how do they enforce it, particularly, if I am not the original owner of the gun? Please provide me one idea as I can't think of any.

Thirdly, why the background check to begin with? Criminals buying guns is already a crime. Why not enforce that first?

Last but not least, this only affects LAW ABIDING CITIZENS. Any law that only affect law abiding citizens is a bad law because it infringes our freedom.
I'm with you on this one, lifeexplorer. At first I was in support of a UBC law, but as time has gone on I've realized that it wouldn't accomplish anything in the way of reducing firearms crime. IMHO, the focus needs to switch to the cause of crime, not the tools that criminals use.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:34 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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'Gun Grabbers' sounds like a porno flick.

I look forward to the establishment of a national gun registry.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:34 PM
 
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Here's a good idea. How about making known criminals and legally mentally insane people's data available publicly like a National Criminal and Legally Insane Register. Once that information is public, selling to them would be selling firearm to a known prohibited person, a federal crime.

That way, we can verify ourselves. If they aren't on the list, they are good to receive the firearm.
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