The second amendment was written and meant for a different time. However, I do believe in the right to pull a trigger to protect my family, my home and myself. But I do not believe in the right to…Read more →
"With gun control and gun violence being once again a hot button issue I thought that I would re-visit this thread. Have the shootings in Aurora and Newtown changed your views on gun control? Would more well intentioned gun restrictions actually…"
"No guns are not the problem. There are too many millions of law abiding gun owners that would be penalized.
Instead of looking at guns as the problem, look at the improper use of them by individuals that use them to impose their will…"
"I agree with you on the gun control issue. While I am not a hunter, I do have a collection of firearms, most of which were passed to me from my grandparents who "liberated" them in WW2; all of my firearms are registered. I do…"
"I am an avid shooter, hunter, gun collector. I do not think more gun laws will help the situation. I do believe that anyone who owns firearms should take a firearms safety course at the least. I have a Concealed Carry Permit, and even though I have…"
""many Republicans will argue that more guns by law-abiding citizens will deter potential shooters. This, of course, is nonsense. It would just make guns more accessible to criminals."
Statistically, you're quite wrong. In…"
" "If guns kill people, then pencils misspell words, cars make people speed, and forks make people fat. Hold the person accountable for their actions, not the means they chose to utilize" Outstanding.…"
"I can think of one, though a lot of people wouldn't like it. If a gun registered to you is used in a crime, you are held liable as an accomplice. That would encourage private sellers to do at least cursory background checks. It's an easy…"
"I'm not aware of any, but the two circumstances are very similar. Only licensed dealers are required to perform background checks and register guns. That's why sales should be limited to licensed dealers, who could have some form of…"
"There actually are laws that are designed to prevent (or at least limit) wholesaling of guns by private individuals. The biggest of these is a limitation on the number of guns you can buy at once, and a waiting period between gun purchases. However…"
"As I have no intention of committing a crime, gun related or not I don't have an issue with gun control. However, I would like to keep mine. I disagree with the assertion that the timing of that the Second Amendment…"
"Any investment in infrastructure is a good idea. Public workers buy goods, as well. When gov't lays off tens of thousands of workers to "trim the fat" but the private sector does not pick up the slack, that means more…"