View Poll Results: What do you think gun control should be like?

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  • Let everyone have a gun

    26 26.53%
  • Quick background check to purchase and carry

    28 28.57%
  • Quick background check to purchase, but more difficult to carry

    12 12.24%
  • Background check, waiting period for purchase and carrying.

    19 19.39%
  • Background check, waiting period, no carrying

    5 5.10%
  • No guns at all

    8 8.16%
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    Re: Guns

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    I am probably pretty close to your description of the woman with the slightly larger than average hands, and low weight, but physically strong for my size. It's pretty difficult for me to handle a 9mm at all (cocking it), and would be especially so under duress. Although they are boring and un-sexy, I prefer a .38 revolver any day of the week, lol.
    I did use a 38 in one novel but have decided on the Glock as a recommendation.
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    Re: Guns

    Quote Originally Posted by beerftw View Post
    try going to a local gunclub they will most likely let you fire many guns in a controlled environment and let you see whats right.
    Not a bad idea. Thanks.
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    Re: Guns

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    Only if you count gov brewer.
    Oh, I remember part of it. Brewer restored funding for the SMI in this state for some reason. Now what was that?

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    Re: Guns

    Quote Originally Posted by katiegrrl0 View Post
    I'm trying to stick with an automatic. I need the sound the click or whatever it's called. LOL A novice with guns. Not a bad author. But this is the beginning of research.

    I expect you mean the sound of "racking the slide" when you chamber a round to ready the weapon to fire.

    Yeah Glocks were the big thing ten years ago, still pretty big... but the Kel-tec 9mm is quite popular as a very light, small gun with decent firepower, and the Smith and Wesson M&P is what almost all the top pros, I mean people who get into more actual guns-drawn situations than any sane person should, are carrying from the past couple years.

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    Re: Guns

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    I am probably pretty close to your description of the woman with the slightly larger than average hands, and low weight, but physically strong for my size. It's pretty difficult for me to handle a 9mm at all (cocking it), and would be especially so under duress. Although they are boring and un-sexy, I prefer a .38 revolver any day of the week, lol.
    It's all about shooting well the firearm you feel is best for you. One of my all time favorite guns is a .38; S&W Model 15-4 Combat Masterpiece with a 4 inch heavy barrel. I love that gun! It is arguably one of the best revolvers ever made. I don't consider it a concealed carry gun. I just love to shoot it. If they teach blind people to shoot they probably use the 15-4. It's that sweet.

    I'd carry and have carried a S&W Model 10-4, also a .38 Spl. and never worried about the firepower.

    Whatever works for you is the gun you should shoot as long as you practice. Don't worry about what everyone says or thinks.










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    Re: Guns

    Quote Originally Posted by OnWisconsin View Post
    Wisconsin just passed its open carry law and we've already seen one instance where vigilante justice was carried out in a grocery store. In a nutshell, two robbers entered the store, one was armed and the other was not. A man carrying a gun shot the armed robber and stopped it from happening.

    Now don't get me wrong, hooray for the trigger happy customer. However, lets say he missed and shot the innocent bystander behind the robber. I know its a serious stretch here, but he WAS in a grocery opening fire. I just don't get the whole argument that "the more guns the better" (hocks a loogey ina spitoon)
    you preferred that the shopkeeper be shot to death by the robber I suspect

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    Re: Guns

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    I understand Conservative concerns about the second amendment and what constitutes infringement of those second amendement rights. But in my view while I don't believe within a relatively lose interpertation of the constitution there should be a complete ban on guns I also don't believe that handing out high powered assault rifles like candy to people who probably really shouldn't have them is a great idea either.

    Backround checks and mandatory waiting periods are just fine with me and I don't lose any sleep over it.

    The second amendement was adopted in 1791 and I don't believe the people at the time who adopted it had this vision in their head of a bunch of hillbillies in a dodge durango with russian made AK-47's thinking they're going to overthrow the government that has Apache helicopters.

    Having a gun in ones home is sometimes nessecary yes, and in the future is something I would consider if I lived in an area I believe warranted it. A person who owns a gun in their home, can save their family from a potentially dangerous person who intends grevious harm upon their families.

    I know if it was me I'd shoot the son of a bitch without hesitation if he went anywhere near my 7 year old sisters room that's for sure.

    But there's also a big distinction I find with people that say that mass gun ownership makes public spaces safer. I don't believe this is entirely true, although in some cases it has been the case. But if you think it is 100% true you should go ask the Somalians what 100% gun ownership looks like.

    In World War 2 a study found that only 15-20% of soldiers would actually fire on enemy troops on site, while this number increased during more intense combat situations, it does show that people have an innate hesitation when it comes to killing another human being. People who talk candidly about being able to pull the trigger (me included two passages ago) are like virgins talking about sex in my opinion, and yeah I'm willing to take a shot at myself here.

    Most of the time a spree shooter kills themselves, or is killed by law enforcement.

    Legally bought guns are used in crimes.

    And quite frankly the idea that having mandatory waiting periods and backround checks to buy extremely effective and lethal weapons is a bad idea is simply beyond my comprehension. Yes I understand you can make the case that you don't have to get a backround check to own a knife, or a hatchet, or a gone damn nail file, it's extremely difficult to kill large amounts of people with those weapons. With guns it is not the case, especially with high powered assault rifles.

    Making sure that while it's not impossible (because of criminals), we make it has hard as humanly possible for the mentally ill guy breaking into my house trying to rape my sisters to not have a gun, and I do.
    waiting periods have no use whatsoever that promote any good in society

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    Re: Guns

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    I expect you mean the sound of "racking the slide" when you chamber a round to ready the weapon to fire.

    Yeah Glocks were the big thing ten years ago, still pretty big... but the Kel-tec 9mm is quite popular as a very light, small gun with decent firepower, and the Smith and Wesson M&P is what almost all the top pros, I mean people who get into more actual guns-drawn situations than any sane person should, are carrying from the past couple years.
    You know, brother, you are tempting me to say something. I'm trying hard not to. I'm hoping to put a few bricks through my M&P on Sunday. I just love that gun. I'm thinking about trading a S&W 915 for a little help to buy an M&P .40, and to keep Mrs. Thicket from throwing out of the house. But I need one more M&P! She's not being sensitive to my needs. LOL!










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    Re: Guns

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    more crimes are committed with knives than rifles.

    therefore, buying a rifle/shotgun should only require a quick if not instant, background check, to make sure you ain't a felon and have the right to own a firearm.

    handguns? not unless you have a really good reason
    to shoot people who want to take our rights away is a good reason

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    Re: Guns

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    to shoot people who want to take our rights away is a good reason
    that's called murder, if you're talking about killing legislators who vote for or who have voted for, gun laws.
    Last edited by Thunder; 03-02-12 at 11:32 PM.

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