Register | Sign In


Understanding through Discussion


EvC Forum active members: 53 (9179 total)
3 online now:
Newest Member: Anig
Upcoming Birthdays: Theodoric
Post Volume: Total: 918,057 Year: 5,314/9,624 Month: 339/323 Week: 183/160 Day: 0/19 Hour: 0/0


Thread  Details

Email This Thread
Newer Topic | Older Topic
  
Author Topic:   gun control
day5creations
Inactive Member


Message 59 of 72 (33939)
03-08-2003 8:53 PM


Talk is cheap...
This is my first post. Havng read a few of the "regulars" on this board I can see I'm in the "ant category" for intellect in comparison, but I do know something about gun control.
IT DOES NOT WORK!!!
Why? Because unless you can remove guns already in the hands of criminals (you can't) or remove ALL guns that they could steal (you can't) you will never control them. Laws are for the "law abiding". Criminals dont care, and in the USA, don't need to.
You can talk all you want, but take a walk on the streets of any major (or minor) city at 04:00 and see if you feel the same way when you run into those who would do you harm. With or without a gun.
The saying "God made man, but Smith&Wesson made them equal" sums it up nicely.
-Jim

Replies to this message:
 Message 60 by nator, posted 03-09-2003 9:10 AM day5creations has replied

  
day5creations
Inactive Member


Message 63 of 72 (34099)
03-11-2003 1:13 AM
Reply to: Message 60 by nator
03-09-2003 9:10 AM


Re: Talk is cheap...
quote:
...IOW, requiring all gun owners to be much more responsible with their weapons, and hold them liable if they did not secure them properly.
Hears a novel thought... How about we hold the criminals responsible for theft and illegal use of the weapon rather then punish the law abiding individuals that choose to arm themselves in order to fend of the multitudes of repeat offenders that our court system releases every day?
Naw.. That would never work.
In my previous post I was referring to the "bad side of town" in those major cities. I feel perfectly safe in a patrol car most nights, but that does not make it reality now does it?
[This message has been edited by day5creations, 03-11-2003]

This message is a reply to:
 Message 60 by nator, posted 03-09-2003 9:10 AM nator has replied

Replies to this message:
 Message 64 by jdean33442, posted 03-11-2003 12:48 PM day5creations has not replied
 Message 65 by greyline, posted 03-12-2003 2:33 AM day5creations has not replied
 Message 68 by nator, posted 03-12-2003 8:34 AM day5creations has not replied

  
Newer Topic | Older Topic
Jump to:


Copyright 2001-2023 by EvC Forum, All Rights Reserved

™ Version 4.2
Innovative software from Qwixotic © 2024