Is it time to talk about guns?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Balbus, Mar 24, 2021.

  1. Balbus

    Balbus Members

    I mean the usual arguments are been put forward – again - including that ‘this isn’t the time to talk’ but are things changing – is there a glamour of light at the end of the tunnel that prudent gun laws are needed and should be implemented?
     
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  2. Tyrsonswood

    Tyrsonswood Senior Moment Lifetime Supporter

    "Thoughts and Prayers"...
     
  3. noodist_jen

    noodist_jen Member

    What is a "prudent gun law?"
     
  4. Balbus

    Balbus Members

    Jen

    Haven't you been in other gun issue threads?

    So what would you think would be prudent?
     
  5. Balbus

    Balbus Members

    Prudent -

    Careful and avoiding risks - (Cambridge English Dictionary)

    Marked by wisdom or judiciousness (good judgment) - (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)

    Wise or judicious in practical affairs - (Dictionary.com)
     
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  6. noodist_jen

    noodist_jen Member

    I have made a few comments, but haven't really 'debated' in any other threads. And I don't plan to in this one either. But thank you for the definition of "prudent." Since you obviously assume I'm illiterate, I won't take part in this thread.
     
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  7. Piobaire

    Piobaire Senior Village Idiot

    In 2019 a guy opened fire outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio with an assault rifle with high-capacity magazines. He was shot and killed by police in 32 seconds.
    Within those 32 seconds, he shot 26 people.
    There is absolutely no legitimate reason why anyone in a modern society should be allowed to have that degree of leathality at their fingertips.
     
  8. Tyrsonswood

    Tyrsonswood Senior Moment Lifetime Supporter


    There is always "home protection"... You know.... Just in case Antifa shows up at the front door.

    Also those kind of gun are fun to shoot in your back yard after several beers...

    And... "hunting" (also tied into "several beers")
     
  9. Piobaire

    Piobaire Senior Village Idiot

  10. Piobaire

    Piobaire Senior Village Idiot

    None of which are mentioned in the text of the 2nd Amendment.
     
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  11. Tyrsonswood

    Tyrsonswood Senior Moment Lifetime Supporter


    The only part of the 2nd these idiots know is "shall not be infringed"... and it has something to do with "guns"...

    Other than that it's "stock up on ammo, they gonna take our guns"

    (Excuse me for being sarcastic, but I live in rural Ohio)
     
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  12. stormountainman

    stormountainman Soy Un Truckero

    I think it would be prudent to send these gunslingers to a doctor so they could be checked out for meth use and alcoholism before the gun sale. Meth rotted teeth should be an immediate disqualifier.
     
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  13. stormountainman

    stormountainman Soy Un Truckero

    They are afraid the Blacks, Mexicans, and Muslims will start having sex with their Dorritos corn chip fed wives.
     
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  14. Balbus

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    Jen

    So you must have read them to have made even just a few comments – meaning you must know the kind of prudent gun control measures people here have suggested.

    Why not? I mean you must have wished to participate otherwise you wouldn’t have posted at all?

    Why do you think giving the definition was aimed at you, I mean I didn’t post it in the reply to you?

    I actually posted it as a general statement to define better what I was going for - I wasn’t accusing anyone of been illiterate why would you jump to that conclusion?

    *

    Mal

    Why did you like this post – is it because you are unwilling to debate any of your views that you like it when other say they won't either?
     
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2021
  15. You forgot wild hogs
     
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  16. Balbus

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    I thought it was Bears - i've had bears brought up a few times by gun supporters (or maybe it was beers:))
     
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  17. Piobaire

    Piobaire Senior Village Idiot

    Can't be too careful; it's bear nesting season.

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  18. scratcho

    scratcho Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

  19. scratcho

    scratcho Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter




    PART TWO!!
     
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  20. Twogigahz

    Twogigahz Members

    They always seem to miss the part of the 2nd Amendment that says "well regulated militia" or they suit it to their liking. Also, the 2nd was written in the context of muskets, bows and arrows and clubs, not 100 shot clips and bump stocks.
     
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  21. Piney

    Piney Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    Well, its Glimmer of Light, and yes if the US Supreme Court is as originalist as they state they are then they can follow post #20.
     

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