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Old 04-13-2009, 07:37 AM
 
Location: Western, Colorado
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I mean, if the President along with his administration and other elected officials from liberal enclaves are so convinced that banning "Assault Weapons" here in the US will keep them out of the hands of criminals, why don't they suggest the Government of Mexico to do the same?
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:50 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Bans only work in the US.

It's just like printing money to make up for loss of productive capacity. Doesn't work for Weimar Republic or Zimbabwe, but always always works in the US
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:53 AM
 
Location: Washington DC
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When I live in Mexico many years ago military assault type weapons were banned. I don't know the law today, but Mexico's problem has always been enforcement.
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:57 AM
 
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....because Mexico is a soveirgn nation with its own Government that makes its own decisions with an infrastructure that is totally different than in the U.S.
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:59 AM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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AFAK - ALL personal ownership or carrying of any kind of firearm is illegal in Mexico except for politically connected folks wealthy enough to bribe an official to look the other way. The outlaws are outside the law and carry whatever they want anyway.
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:01 AM
 
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Well Mexico wants the border kept completely wide open and unenforced although the best way to stop weapons from coming over is at the border.

It's not about Mexico which could do it's own checks on cars and trucks returning to Mexico, it's about removing the Second Amendment rights for Americans. The same people who will insist you can't go door-to-door to find illegals and drug traffickers will expect that be done to find weapons that Americans may have locked away in some attic or closet.
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:03 AM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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I mean, if the President along with his administration and other elected officials from liberal enclaves are so convinced that banning "Assault Weapons" here in the US will keep them out of the hands of criminals, why don't they suggest the Government of Mexico to do the same?
Here's a better idea, just make it against the law to kill people, or to engage in drug trafficing, problem solved.
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:07 AM
 
Location: Western, Colorado
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....because Mexico is a soveirgn nation with its own Government that makes its own decisions with an infrastructure that is totally different than in the U.S.
But they can opine and suggest that the US implement further gun restrictions upon American law abiding citizens how?

Just another case of a country not willing to accept accountability of a situation, and insisting on pointing the finger at somebody else.
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:09 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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The Mexican gun ban works very well, from what political leaders there have said.
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:18 AM
 
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AFAK - ALL personal ownership or carrying of any kind of firearm is illegal in Mexico except for politically connected folks wealthy enough to bribe an official to look the other way. The outlaws are outside the law and carry whatever they want anyway.
OH WOW ...................

You mean they have banned guns for the everyday citizen and now ONLY the CRIMINALS have them oh and the politically connected which is small.

So everyday citizen cannot protect themselves! I wonder how those criminals got those banned guns.......
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