View Poll Results: In the wake of the Arizona shooting, are you more or less in favor of gun ownership?

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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Looks like Hugh got it too. Same is now in there twice.
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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    What Hugh said. This does not affect my opinion at all.

    TD, for future reference, you add a poll after the post appears, so give people a couple minutes to type in the poll options and get it added.
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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    When there are deranged citizens, mass confusion and armed people running around in stressful situations the toll of death will be lower? Are you able to work better when you have heavy metal music blasting into one ear and your wife screaming in the other? If anything all scientific evidence indicates that a human being is more likely to commit a mistake during such a situation.
    If you are able to take a nutcase out before he gets very far with what he is doing, then yes, the death toll will be lower.
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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    I'd like to see a way to keep nut jobs from legally buying guns like the last four nutjobs that went on a rampage e.g. Columbine, Virginia Tech, Illinois, and now this one all bought guns and ammo up the whazzoo legally.

    Yeah, yeah they will get them anyways blah, blah, blah. I don't agree.

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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Looks like Hugh got it too. Same is now in there twice.
    Hugh is sneaky like that, but handy!
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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    Quote Originally Posted by EnigmaO01 View Post
    Wow I guess gun sales haven't been this good since Obama became president. Fear apparently sells guns.
    libtards screaming for more gun control as a mindless emotional reaction to a tragedy causes that



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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    Quote Originally Posted by EnigmaO01 View Post
    I'd like to see a way to keep nut jobs from legally buying guns like the last four nutjobs that went on a rampage e.g. Columbine, Virginia Tech, Illinois, and now this one all bought guns and ammo up the whazzoo legally.

    Yeah, yeah they will get them anyways blah, blah, blah. I don't agree.
    what's your solution?



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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    what's your solution?
    You already know from another thread. Why are you asking me again?

    Oh I l know. So you can hurl some insults.
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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    from the OP

    Had some of the people at the Giffords event been armed, do you believe the toll would have been less? I believe so, and it is incidents like this that affirm by belief in a strong support of the Second Amendment. An armed population is a safer population.
    That would be the hope. That would be the prayer. The reality is that a society where all of us or most of us walk around armed are ready to use our weapons could also have a negative side as folks lose their tempers, succumb to rage, and generally lose control in some confrontational situations which now result in the one fingered salute of a simple F YOU directed at somebody who offends them or cuts them off on the highway. That is not the society I want to live in.
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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    If you are able to take a nutcase out before he gets very far with what he is doing, then yes, the death toll will be lower.
    Yes and if somebody had arrested him instead of giving him a warning he may not have shot people at all. What's the point of asking 'what if' if there is no way of knowing what may or may not have happened?
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