This thread is emblematic of why gun control of any kind, even perfectly sensible forms of it, is a political loser for almost any politician. Here I have been roped into arguing this all evening long and its not even an issue I really care about that much. However, those that do care about having as little restrictions as possible on firearms purchases and ownership care a lot about this issue.
My point is, that most people feel the same way I do on it. They are against gun control in general, but they believe that it should be harder for a mental case to buy one and that you probably should not be able to buy 100 round magazines. However, they are not passionate about the issue, while the other side is super passionate about it. This is why I avoid abortion threads too, its pointless to get into arguments about something you really don’t even give a **** about when the other side would give up a testicle if that’s what it took to win.