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  • I am anti-gun, and I would want a gun.

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  • I am anti-gun, and I wouldn't want a gun.

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  • I am pro-gun, and I would want a gun.

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    Re: Would you want a gun in this situation?

    if you feel like this, its better to stay at home.

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    Re: Would you want a gun in this situation?

    Quote Originally Posted by d0gbreath View Post
    I'm pretty sure that she and Labianca were stabbed and cut up.
    Icky stuff.
    'Want to have a gun.

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    Re: Would you want a gun in this situation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    I do not live in fear of unlikely events happening.
    I don't live in fear of unlikely events happening, but I still have weapons available, and I still fasten my seat belt.

    There is no point in not being prepared to minimize the effects of unlikely events.

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    Re: Would you want a gun in this situation?

    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo View Post
    I don't live in fear of unlikely events happening, but I still have weapons available, and I still fasten my seat belt.

    There is no point in not being prepared to minimize the effects of unlikely events.
    the gun tremblers think that there is a major downside to actually preparing for a home invasion. In reality, the downside comes from NOT preparing for such an incident and then having to deal with one.



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    Re: Would you want a gun in this situation?

    Quote Originally Posted by tecoyah View Post
    This is generally an afterthought, and not included in the training as it is not considered protective.

    A 5 minute wait for help may very well kill you.
    Call 911 it is a multitasking kinda thing. If you have a phone handy, dial it, they can find where you are. If you are able to talk to them, all the better. It is not "call 911 and stay put"

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    Re: Would you want a gun in this situation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ben K. View Post
    Really? I thought you were like this guy:

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    or at the very least, this guy:

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    who needs a gun when you have swinging paint cans
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    Re: Would you want a gun in this situation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ad_Captandum View Post
    Property crime rampant? Yeah, just like we're all murdering each-other with machetes over here, because, in your worldview, it is people who are fundamentally the problem, and no amount of good education and restriction from dangerous weapons will reduce murder.

    Except, none of that's true. Property crime is lower here than in the US, just like murder is, as well as violent death.

    Introducing guns to the equation only ever results in more death. I fail to see how anyone can argue against this.
    We argue against this because the facts show otherwise. Aurora, Newtown, Va Tech, Gifford, Columbine, all were gun free zones. The highest crime and murder rate areas in the US are all gun free areas.

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    Re: Would you want a gun in this situation?

    You have demonstrated a contemptous view most anti gun rights advocates have of gun owners, and while you probably can find such an inept gun owner among the 55 million who own guns MOST are no where near this inept. I find it curious the anti gun advocates here can't answer the question but merely change the question or refuse to answer with "its not going to happen" or some other blind exuberance.

    To answer the question, I am a gun owner, I am one who trains others to use guns, and in this situation provided my wife and I would insure those who entered our home to cause us great harm were repelled.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ad_Captandum View Post
    Two can play this game.

    What say you to this similarly unlikely and absurd situation:

    Thieves break in to steal your TV, and you go downstairs to check it out. As is almost always the case, the thieves only want your stuff and to leave. They threaten you to go away, and they start to make good their escape.

    Suddenly you dive for your gun cabinet near your TV, throw it open, and one of the thieves, upon realising his life is in mortal danger because some moron intends to shoot him, hits you over the head with his crowbar.

    At what point do you wish you had not had any guns in the house?

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    Re: Would you want a gun in this situation?

    If I considered that scenario possible I'd definitely have a gun handy. In fact, if I lived in almost any American city I'd have a gun with me always. As it is, I just can't justify the trouble and expense. If you gave me one I'd say thanks, but it's probably about number 73 on my to-do list.
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    Re: Would you want a gun in this situation?

    Quote Originally Posted by year2late View Post
    Call 911 it is a multitasking kinda thing. If you have a phone handy, dial it, they can find where you are. If you are able to talk to them, all the better. It is not "call 911 and stay put"
    Actually, yes it would be. Though you would "Stay Put" while armed and ready:


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