Published: Monday, March 18 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT
Absolutely right. Let them mock; let them call us "gun nuts;" it
doesn't matter. We must not relax.
Gun Nuts, and by all means don't "relax" stay paranoid it helps
your cause?I own guns and rifles, I just don't bless them
before I roll them in the constitution and place them under my pillow.I fear to many people have handled lead without washing their hands, how else
can you explain the disconnect.
SENSIBLE gun laws are not tyranny.
First, let's admit we're paranoid. Second, let's invite
reasonable people to call us "gun nuts." Third, let's go out and
buy as many guns as possible before Obama comes and takes them away. Fourth,
let's be real quiet about the fact that 33,000 Americans die each year from
gunshot wounds, making the Newtown tragedy look like an insignificant little
footnote in history. Fifth, let's be even quieter about the fact that 2/3
of those 33,000 deaths were suicides. This seems like a winning strategy.
What part of 'well regulated militia' do you not understand?
No, Dont relax until there are absolutely NO gun Restrictions.Dont
relax until we can all carry loaded weapons on planes. And dont relax until
those drinking in bars can be armed.No, dont relax until you can
carry your gun into court or an 18 year old can bring it to high school.Keep on top of things until you can own any and every gun you want, and
carry it any and every place you would like."Let them mock; let
them call us "gun nuts;"" Ok anti-liar. What of the
above is out of line?Or, will you scream "shall not be
infringed" until the cows come home?
Forgive us of "paranoia." ======= You said it,
not me.BTW - Admitting is the 1st of the 12 steps.
The ironic thing is that there is no paranoia on the part of gun owners. There
are liberal politicians looking to pull guns out of the hands of legal
owners.On top of that, liberals forget that there are police chiefs
in liberal cities telling their citizens to buy guns to protect themselves
because the police can't respond quickly enough.Which way is it
liberals, your leaders tell us that the people do not need guns for their
protection, but the police in your liberal cities tell us otherwise.
Justice Scalia himself even noted that the 2nd Amendment doesn't mean there
can't be firearms regulations. What is unconstitutional is a total ban on
guns but the vast majority of people (including most republicans and most NRA
members) are supporting things like background checks on all gun purchases, and
magazine capacity limits.
It's not like Amendments don't have limits. The 21st legalized alcohol
but that sure as heck doesn't mean there can't be limits as this state
is particularly fond of passing. The 1st Amendment talks about free speech but
death threats aren't allowed, nor is yelling fire in a crowded theatre, or
various other forms of speech/expression (we sure as heck don't allow
public nudity for instance). There's nothing wrong with reasonable
regulations and making it so that criminals can't just go to a gun show and
buy whatever they want without having to go through a background check seems
After Nov 2012 election if anyone doubts we are at war with the
"anti-constitution" crowd you haven't been paying attention.
Freedom is at stake - your freedom as well as your children's freedom.
Barack Obama wants a socialist republic and a new constitution that is not
geared toward individual rights but rather a collectivism or rights of the state
which amounts to no individual rights. Make NO mistake there will be NO gun
ownership in this new socialist state - not for hunting and not for self
protection. Open your history book to the old USSR if you want an ugly peak of
what Obama and his comrades are up to. The US has fought communism for well over
100 years and this latest surge is probably the most lethal. The lefties will
roll their eyes and say this is all scare tactics and I suspect they will
continue to say that until the knock comes to their door to take their own guns
away. New York's Governor has already said "first registration then
confiscation". Better WAKE up people because the enemy is most certainly
re:one old mandefine "sensible gun laws". The communist
crowd in this country is pushing hard for gun registration which will then be
followed by gun confiscation according to New York's Governor. Is that
"sensible" in your view? I suspect it makes total sense to any good
socialist to have no guns at all. Keep in mind we have a "bill of
rights" and a "constitution" for one purpose - to LIMIT the power of
the federal government. Do you suppose Barack wants to limit or expand the power
of the feds??
Just what I need to feel safe out in public - anxious, uptight, paranoid,
untrained (if no permit is required) gun-toting private citzens in our midst.
The troubl is you've forfeit reason to maintain paranoia.
@RedShirtUSS Enterprise, UT"The ironic thing is that there is no
paranoia on the part of gun owners. There are liberal politicians looking to
pull guns out of the hands of legal owners."=========The ironic thing is THAT statement.
How does eliminating the requirement of obtaining a concealed weapons permit
"honor" the second amendment? If anything, it dishonors it. I have no
problem with folks wanting to own guns or carry concealed weapons as long as
proper background checks have been made and they have obtained proper
training.I have yet to see or year a legit counter argument to that.
If anything, this new legislation hurts safety and freedom. It appears that
folks like this letter writer and the NRA prefer the us become a police state
where citizens take the law into their own hands and suddenly everyone now must
live their paranoid fantasy.The funny thing about paranoid people is
that they often hurt the lives of others with their paranoid actions. Do we really want to take our children to malls with folks carry assault
weapons around their backs? Do we really want the untrained and criminal to
obtain these weapons sithout background checks or restriction? How many more
accidentally will occur? Using this letter writer's logic, all
laws should be abolished since they restrict our freedom. Lets just let paranoid
people with guns govern us!
@JoeBlowWhat's "nuts" is thinking that criminals have
any regard for gun restrictions. What's "nuts" is disarming
law-abiding citizens so that only the criminals are armed. What's
"nuts" is thinking that the government can or will protect you.
What's "nuts" is denying there are those who would disarm the
citizenry and rob them of their liberty if possible. What's
"nuts," JoeBlow, is denying history.@Open Minded MormonActually, it is your statement that is ironic, since liberal politicians
ARE on record as saying they would disarm law-abiding citizens and strip them of
their God-given right if possible.
Redshirt said The ironic thing is that there is no paranoia on the part of gun
owners."Thank you for the biggest laugh I've had all day.
Have you read the comments above? Kent C. DeForrest
"...let's go out and buy as many guns as possible before Obama comes
and takes them away" Do you really think the president, himself, will be
coming after your gun. Can you give me any example of the president say he
would even think of doing that?And by the way, the author's
claim Lexington and Concord was a battle over gun rights is nonsense created by
Sarah Palin in her twisted interpretation of American history.
"Barack Obama wants a socialist republic and a new constitution that is not
geared toward individual rights but rather a collectivism or rights of the state
which amounts to no individual rights"Statements that are so out
of touch with reality is why the GOP is struggling for viability.Have you noticed the stock market performance and record corporate profits in
the last 4 years? Obama attempted Socialism is failing miserably.
To "ECR" and "Open Minded Mormon" lets review some recent
headlines:"Minnesota Democrats pushing gun confiscation bill
similar to Missouri's" - The Examiner"Assemblyman Lists
Gun Confiscation Agenda Of NY Democrats" Breitbart"Missouri
Democrats Introduce Legislation to Confiscate Firearms - Gives Gun Owners 90
Days to Turn in Weapons" Fox News"Gun Confiscation Bill
Proposed in California: 'We Can Save Lives'" The Blaze"Oregon Democrats propose gun confiscation bill requiring warrantless
inspections" ExaminerSeems like your ilk are out to confiscate
guns.You claim to defend freedom and the constitution, yet ignore
the fact that your ilk are seeking to confiscate guns from law abiding citizens.
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