Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength - Henry Ward Beecher
Baby sister, I was born game and I intend to go out that way - Rooster Cogburn
you don't know what I know or think. I've probably held and shot more weapons than you have or perhaps will so... do try to stay on topic. I know it's hard for you... but please try. powerob is NOT the topic.
Who Knew? The Leading Cause Of Gun Death Is Suicide - Forbes
What I'm posturing is, the more easy you make the ability to create a tragedy, the more likely it will happen. Relaxed gun purchasing standards combined with the NRA doing all they can to kill off background checks so that ANYONE can have practically any kind of war-intended machine gun stash, including the mentally handicapped... it's a bad recipe. And I know that there is still the argument that they could just get it illegally, well not if the streets weren't being flooded with these things by the manufacturers and gun shows in what seems to be a rather shadow covered dispersing of weapons.
What's that russian guy they busted years ago they called the merchant of death for gun running in third world nations? Kinda feels like there is a massive underground of that here with no concern to get to the bottom of it.
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he stops voting for the Free Fish party.
and anyone who has even a passing familiarity with the war on drugs realizes how stupid trying to ban market driven activities are. with the cops and military losing thousands upon thousands of high grade weapons each year, even with a complete ban (like we have on cocaine, heroin, crystal meth and LSD) there will be a booming black market