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    Re: NRA Newtown response

    Quote Originally Posted by Caine View Post
    What loophole is that?

    Never seen it, never heard of it.

    Have you ever been to a gun show?


    On one hand, you should not feign ignorance of what I speak. I am pretty sure you know what I am talking about. If not, the Internet is a powerful thing, particularly when explored with a search engine such as Google. Do you have the Internet in your neigborhood? If so, try it (with Google) and you will have all kinds of information at your fingertips...

    Gun shows in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    In all fairness, I appreciate the argument that gun shows are general venues for FFL dealers, which subject their customers to background checks; and the unchecked transactions involve "private sellers" engaged in "casual sales" (its not their business to sell guns). It is the nature of the private seller and how casual the sale really is that is the problem. An estimated 40% othf the gun market are casual sales.... and I certainly would not want to regulate the private market; though I would want to go after those that really are conducting business but hiding behind the "casual sale" shield.... many are.

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    Re: NRA Newtown response

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy View Post
    We agree. I am not against gun shows; just against the loophole that allows people to buy guns there without submitting to background checks. My point was that the Columbine kids used the gun show loophole as an easy method to obtain guns. They would have had a much harder time had background checks been required.
    The Columbine kids couldnt pass a background check?
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    Re: NRA Newtown response

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    every time someone destroys one of your emotobabbles you resort to speaking "for the country" for the masses, and appealing to the group think of the unlearned and the ignorant.

    its silly and worthless in debate and is a sign you have lost

    For those of us aware of how laws get passed, public support is very important.
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    Re: NRA Newtown response

    You have crazies who prolly couldnt pass a mental check. Then you have evil sociopaths who could probably easily out-think the hurdles. Just sayin'.
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    Re: NRA Newtown response

    Quote Originally Posted by TaraAnne View Post
    I have never said less or more guns. Tounge in cheek I said tax the crap out of
    them like tabacco. Limit the size of the clips period, then lets address the cuts to mental health issue. The NRA needs to go back to training and safty instead of lobbist. We have 350 million guns and probably many more than that and well it didnt stop this.
    Ridiculous...

    You know we could save allot more lives if we taxed the crap out of abortions and not guns.

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    Re: NRA Newtown response

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    For those of us aware of how laws get passed, public support is very important.
    Public opposition is important; public support, not so much.

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    Re: NRA Newtown response

    Quote Originally Posted by hfd View Post
    That statement is hard to justify while listening to the news. Perhaps we should again ban alcohol or cars. After all drunk drivers kill people. Smoking kills people. Should we ban cigs? Diabetes kills over 68,000. Should we ban sugar and carbs?
    With all due respect your argument is totally a straw man. No one is suggesting that ALL guns be banned but what most Americans feel is that we do not need AR 15 type semi automatic weapons of mass destruction nor do we need magazines that hold 30 rounds. Getting rid of them will REDUCE mass murders but not stop them. It will, in no way whatsoever INCREASE gun murders if they're removed forever from this planet and that is the point.

    The evil LePierre wants to spend BILLIONS more on his "solution" but if you ask him and the other NRA'ers if there should be a new tax to pay for it they'll revolt against the tax!
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    Re: NRA Newtown response

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The Columbine kids couldnt pass a background check?
    I don't think High School kids can legally buy guns, do you?
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    Re: NRA Newtown response

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    Ridiculous...

    You know we could save allot more lives if we taxed the crap out of abortions and not guns.
    So you want everyone to have a the choice to buy guns but not the choice to buy an abortion?
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    Re: NRA Newtown response

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The Columbine kids couldnt pass a background check?
    ... not at 17....
    Last edited by upsideguy; 12-23-12 at 06:07 PM.

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