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"I know this seems harsh, but this is the only way we can be truly safe."

This article provides insight into how the anti-gun people think. However, when I was reading it, I couldn't believe my eyes.

How could any logical, thinking citizen believe this is a good idea? Don't these people stop and think that taking away THEIR rights will be next?

He writes:

It's nice that we're finally talking about gun control. It's very sad that it took such a terrible tragedy to talk about it, but I'm glad the conversation is happening. I hear a lot about assault weapon and large magazine bans, and whilst I'm supportive of that, it won't solve the problem. The vast majority of firearm deaths occur with handguns. Only about 5% of people killed by guns are killed by guns which would be banned in any foreseeable AWB.

Furthermore, there seems to be no talk about high powered rifles. What gun nuts don't want you to know is many target and hunting rifles are chambered in the same round (.223/5.56mm) that Lanza's assault weapon was. Even more guns are chambered for more powerful rounds, like the .30-06 or (my personal "favorite") 7.62x54R. Even a .22, the smallest round manufactured on a large scale, can kill easily. In fact, some say the .22 kills more people than any other round out there.

Again, I like that we're talking about assault weapons, machine guns, and high capacity clips. But it only takes one bullet out of one gun to kill a person. Remember the beltway sniper back in 2002? The one who killed a dozen odd people? Even though he used a bushmaster assault rifle, he only fired one round at a time before moving. He could have used literally any rifle sold in the US for his attacks.

The only way we can truly be safe and prevent further gun violence is to ban civilian ownership of all guns. That means everything. No pistols, no revolvers, no semiautomatic or automatic rifles. No bolt action. No breaking actions or falling blocks. Nothing. This is the only thing that we can possibly do to keep our children safe from both mass murder and common street violence.

Unfortunately, right now we can't. The political will is there, but the institutions are not. Honestly, this is a good thing. If we passed a law tomorrow banning all firearms, we would have massive noncompliance. What we need to do is establish the regulatory and informational institutions first. This is how we do it:


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This was a comment:

"Some of their owners ... and opponents ... have a few bricks loose, though. Obama can't ban guns because it would be unconstitutional to do so and he'd be immediately impeached, convicted and bounced from office. That clear enough for ya?"

That poster is not recognizing the steps, infringments, etc. to carry it all out. They will sit idley by.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

POLL Results Are IN!! LOL!

Well, here is the poll at the end of the article. Notice where raspberry pie comes out against a total gun ban! LMAO!

A total gun ban in the next 10 years?

75 votes

1761 votes

Pie is delicious. Even raspberry. I was once told that raspberry was Communist pie.
139 votes

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If my need to be RIGHT is greater than my desire for TRUTH, then I will not recognize it when it arrives ~ Libertybelle

It's from the DailyKos...

Seriously, what do you expect?

"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom — go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, an

Whenever a new gun law...

Whenever a new gun law is made it only applies to the law abiding citizens and it means that the criminals will have more laws that they will break. A piece of paper or a "Gun free zone sign " will not stop criminals. The only thing that stops criminal is a good guy with a gun. The idea that people can and will defend themselves is a much bigger deterrent to criminals than any law or sign and it has been proven over and over. Why is this such a difficult concept for so many bone headed people to grasp? Criminals attack the weak, old and defenseless, they are cowards by nature and do not want any resistance.


Posts like this are not

Posts like this are not logical thinking citizens they are CIA sock puppets trying to direct the sentiment to banning guns. It's not working and they are frustrated...

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Thank you for noting small guns are involved in most killings

Thank you for pointed out the so called solutions would effect only a few of the gun deaths. It was kept secret in the elementary school attack, that while the shooting brought many of his mothers guns with him, he found an ordinary one the most handy for his carnage.

I am upset that 11 libertarian oriented Republicans signed a letter demanding defense cuts along with 11 left oriented Democrats and there efforts evaporated with the renewed arguments over gun control.

On another subject with all the people dieing while driving and texing, we now think putting a few people in jail with a super whammy guilt texing driving and no insurgence will make it all go away

I believe it is possible to make suggestions that will make a real difference such as,


In Philly PA RichardKanePA

It's interesting that at the time I read it, 89% opposed

Probably the same percentage of opposition Feinstein will get for her bill.

On the bright side, most of

On the bright side, most of the idiots who want to disarm us are disarmed... so....

just read some of the comments

my god there are some ignorant people in favor of total gun bans. No amount of logic or history will get through to these numbskulls.

Beware of anyone who uses the word "kooky."


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"gun control is super popular now. that combined with the president, we can do anything we want."

These people do not even realize they are being led to slaughter. The ONLY thing between them and Nazi Germany is a neighbor with a gun. As soon as they help the government steal their neighbor's gun, the government will come for them and their neighbor.

Love or fear? Choose again with every breath.

Anything that makes us forget the 1% is popular

The rulers and shakers want us to argue about anything that will make us forget how much the super-rich have us dangling like puppets on a string

In Philly PA RichardKanePA

Sounds like

what this woman was describing when Hitler moved into Austria:

She said he didn't come by force, he was voted in.
Sounds so familiar...

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

Normal response when you tell this -

"Australia! Oh, my God! I didn't know Hitler was in Australia!"

Makes you wonder what planet those people live on!


link. Whoop there it is.

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Thanks for the reminder. :)

Thanks for the reminder. :)