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Old 10-13-2013, 10:07 AM
 
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Pro-gun groups plan 'Guns Save Lives' day on Newtown massacre anniversary - NY Daily News

I'm with Bill Maher on this one. I wish none of us had guns. I don't think we will ever be able to keep guns out of the hands of criminals so I don't think this country will ever be able to adequately ban guns. Because of that, I think it is more practical to allow the public to be armed, but for violent felons with a history and potentially violent people with mental problems.

The anti-gun people, to my mind, are very idealistic, but impractical.

I'm surprised at the bias in this article.
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:10 AM
 
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Guns Save Lives?

Not the lives of the people at the receiving end.
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:12 AM
 
Location: texas
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Pro-gun groups plan 'Guns Save Lives' day on Newtown massacre anniversary - NY Daily News

I'm with Bill Maher on this one. I wish none of us had guns. I don't think we will ever be able to keep guns out of the hands of criminals so I don't think this country will ever be able to adequately ban guns. Because of that, I think it is more practical to allow the public to be armed, but for violent felons with a history and potentially violent people with mental problems.

The anti-gun people, to my mind, are very idealistic, but impractical.

I'm surprised at the bias in this article.
I wanna wish gun groups a very happy Newtown massacre aniversary party.
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:13 AM
 
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Guns Save Lives?

Not the lives of the people at the receiving end.
Sometimes those at the receiving end shouldn't be alive.
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:13 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Guns Save Lives?

Not the lives of the people at the receiving end.
I don't know, I once saw a bullet give a man the heimlich maneuver.
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:14 AM
 
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Cars save lives?, if none of us had a car there would be a lot fewer deaths too. Just like guns, if a car is used carelessly it can kill people. I do agree that people with mental problems and violent tendencies should not be allowed to have a gun.
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:16 AM
 
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Cars save lives?, if none of us had a car there would be a lot fewer deaths too. Just like guns, if a car is used carelessly it can kill people. I do agree that people with mental problems and violent tendencies should not be allowed to have a gun.
Or drive.
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:24 AM
 
Location: Billings, MT
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I'm not surprised at all at the bias shown in the article.
It is typical. As is the continual innuendos (and, often, blatant statements) about gun owners having lustful sexual relationships with inanimate objects! It seems many of the antis are VERY hung up on SEX!
I certainly AM surprised at the continuing call for more Background Checks, though. Some people just won't learn!
It is a FACT that the Navy Yard shooter filled out the paperwork, and PASSED the required background check to purchase the shotgun he used. Then, he illegally sawed it off, and used it to kill 12 people!
Yessir, that BACKGROUND CHECK sure saved lives, didn't it! Of course, the BC proponents ignore THAT "Inconvenient Truth".
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:39 AM
 
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I'm not surprised at all at the bias shown in the article.
It is typical. As is the continual innuendos (and, often, blatant statements) about gun owners having lustful sexual relationships with inanimate objects! It seems many of the antis are VERY hung up on SEX!
I certainly AM surprised at the continuing call for more Background Checks, though. Some people just won't learn!
It is a FACT that the Navy Yard shooter filled out the paperwork, and PASSED the required background check to purchase the shotgun he used. Then, he illegally sawed it off, and used it to kill 12 people!
Yessir, that BACKGROUND CHECK sure saved lives, didn't it! Of course, the BC proponents ignore THAT "Inconvenient Truth".
The pink elephant with the entire gun issue is that most of the gun deaths involve cheap handguns and gangs. Yet, people want to focus on rifles. And these people actually expect to be taken seriously!
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:41 AM
 
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Pro-gun groups plan 'Guns Save Lives' day on Newtown massacre anniversary - NY Daily News

I'm with Bill Maher on this one. I wish none of us had guns. I don't think we will ever be able to keep guns out of the hands of criminals so I don't think this country will ever be able to adequately ban guns. Because of that, I think it is more practical to allow the public to be armed, but for violent felons with a history and potentially violent people with mental problems.

The anti-gun people, to my mind, are very idealistic, but impractical.

I'm surprised at the bias in this article.
Yet, bill maher is protected by men with guns.

Go figure.
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