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

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

    (some options may be slightly modified to fit in the poll.)

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

    A license/permit required to exercise certain or all 2nd amendment rights

    Registration requirement of some or all of your books,newspaper and other 1st amendment related things

    Registration requirement of some or all of your firearms and other weapons.

    A ban on certain books,religions, what the press can report and etc.

    A ban on certain weapons.

    A ban on certain individuals from exercising 1st amendment rights

    A ban on certain individuals form exercising 2nd amendment rights

    A total ban on 1st amendment rights

    A total ban on 2nd amendment rights
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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    I would not be inclined to call any of those reasonable.
    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

    Other than trying to obtain a nuclear weapon and yelling fire in a movie theater type situations I cant think of anything else.
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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Most of the choices I believe are unreasonable but I think when it comes to certain issues with gun laws there should be some rules. I don't agree with the idea of unregistered gun owning and stuff like that but I do fully support the fundamental right to bear arms as it can be consider a right to ones property.
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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Progressive86 View Post
    Most of the choices I believe are unreasonable but I think when it comes to certain issues with gun laws there should be some rules. I don't agree with the idea of unregistered gun owning and stuff like that but I do fully support the fundamental right to bear arms as it can be consider a right to ones property.
    I completely agree with your view on the second amendment. As for the first amendment, the choice wasn't on there, but I think if we restrict obviously dangerous words, like fire in a theater, or words clearly directed at inciting others to violence, we can allow reasonable use of this amendment. Subject to the court's views, at the time of, of course.
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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    I think there needs to be a "none of the above" option.
    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
    I think there needs to be a "none of the above" option.
    There is only a ten poll option limit.
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    Re: What are reasonable restrictions/infringements on 1st and second amendment rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Progressive86 View Post
    I don't agree with the idea of unregistered gun owning and stuff like that
    Why?

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

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    There is only a ten poll option limit.
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    Conspiracy!!!!

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    j/k, it's all good.
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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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    Because if you catalog all the law abiding citizens, database the crap out of them, data mine till your arms are tired, and make sure you have a list of all their guns, where they keep them, and why they have them; then the only undocumented guns left are held by criminals. Thus you know where the criminals are at.

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    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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