View Poll Results: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights?

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  • A license/permit required to exercise certain or all 1st amendment rights

    6 15.79%
  • A license/permit required to exercise certain or all 2nd amendment rights

    22 57.89%
  • Registration requirement of some or all of your books and other 1st amendment related things

    2 5.26%
  • Registration requirement of some or all of your firearms and other weapons.

    30 78.95%
  • A ban on certain books,religions, what the press can report and etc.

    3 7.89%
  • A ban on certain weapons.

    24 63.16%
  • A ban on certain individuals from exercising 1st amendment rights

    3 7.89%
  • A ban on certain individuals form exercising 2nd amendment rights

    17 44.74%
  • A total ban on 1st amendment rights

    2 5.26%
  • A total ban on 2nd amendment rights

    3 7.89%
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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    Why?

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    I say that because I think it would deal with the issue of gun ownership in the black market.
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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Progressive86 View Post
    I say that because I think it would deal with the issue of gun ownership in the black market.
    So people who illegally buy guns are going to register them?
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    So people who illegally buy guns are going to register them?
    I'm not saying that. Of course they wouldn't.
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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    I would support registration of weapons and especially bans on certain weapons, unless people here are genuinely ok with American citizens running around with warheads, nukes, or anti-aircraft guns.


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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Progressive86 View Post
    I'm not saying that. Of course they wouldn't.
    So how would that work again then? I mean besides providing a data base to the government of law abiding citizens exercising their rights?
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    So how would that work again then? I mean besides providing a data base to the government of law abiding citizens exercising their rights?
    I think it would work because the issue we have on the black market has nothing to do with gun registration but it has to do with taking away the rights to have guns. If you keep that as a right and just have certain regulations like what i've proposed than there wouldn't be much of a problem. How do you think that affects us all?
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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    I would not be inclined to call any of those reasonable.
    agree completely



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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Progressive86 View Post
    I think it would work because the issue we have on the black market has nothing to do with gun registration but it has to do with taking away the rights to have guns. If you keep that as a right and just have certain regulations like what i've proposed than there wouldn't be much of a problem. How do you think that affects us all?
    I think it has little to no effect. Making people register guns will not stop illegal guns nor will it significantly impact the number of illegal guns out there. So in the end, all it provides is another layer of bureaucracy against regular people looking to exercise their rights.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Cilogy View Post
    I would support registration of weapons and especially bans on certain weapons, unless people here are genuinely ok with American citizens running around with warheads, nukes, or anti-aircraft guns.
    anything civilian law enforcement officers have access to-so should other civilians



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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Progressive86 View Post
    I say that because I think it would deal with the issue of gun ownership in the black market.
    Why do you think that?
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