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A Gun Lobby Bill That Conservatives Should Hate

A Gun Lobby Bill That Conservatives Should Hate

Commented Dec 6, 2011 at 00:10:40 in Politics

“pbr56 you are correct the laws in place were a reaction to violence and an attempt to curb gun violence. Unfortunately I believe that the violence is/was perpetrated by a minority who that has no regard for the law in the first place. The minority will always find a way to procure weapons and is probably more motivated to use them with the knowledge that the majority of the law abiding population is unarmed. The laws have failed gun violence is still prevalent in our society; in fact gun violence is most prevalent in cities with the most stringent gun laws. The only thing that the current gun laws have accomplished is that they have left the majority of law abiding citizens of good conscience vulnerable and unable to defend themselves.”
A Gun Lobby Bill That Conservatives Should Hate

A Gun Lobby Bill That Conservatives Should Hate

Commented Nov 30, 2011 at 13:19:40 in Politics

“Jared Loughner is insane and should never hae been allowed to attain a firearm in the forst place. HR 822 would empower the overwhelming majority of the sane populace the right to defend themselves if faced with the Jared Loughners of our society. Washington, DC and Chicago, Illinois are rife with gun violence yet both of these cities reside in a District or State that does not issue Concealed Carry Permits at all, in fact in D.C. it is illegal to transport a firearm outside of your home period. So how can these cities experience such high rates of gun violence with such restrictive gun laws? I for one would at least like to have the option to defend myself and my family if the situation ever arose.”

pbr56 on Dec 5, 2011 at 10:56:37

“The violence came first. The laws are a reaction to try and curb the gun violence.”

wolflover3825 on Nov 30, 2011 at 20:53:27

“I would love to hear the anti-gun crowd explain that one, but they don't ever mention it at all because it would make look foolish and prove to the world that their arguments have no basis whatsoever.”