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State of the Second Amendment
PJ Media, by Howard Nemerov

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/14/2013 4:39:45 AM

It’s clear from President Obama’s State of the Union address that gun control is a major goal for his second term. Senators—senators of both parties are working together on tough new laws to prevent anyone from buying guns for resale to criminals. Police chiefs are asking our help to get weapons of war and massive ammunition magazines off our streets, because these police chiefs, they’re tired of seeing their guys and gals being outgunned. (Snip)Obama benefits from the confusion created by media and anti-rights politicians who intentionally mislabel modern semi-automatic sporting rifles. “Weapons of war” were severely limited

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This is fairly long, but gives us graphs, facts and stats we can understand.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: philsner, 2/14/2013 7:17:42 AM     (No. 9175489)

So what?
Do you actually believe you can lower the suicide rate by restricting gun sales?
What about the majority of families which have no mental illness?
And the most important rebuttal: The second amendment.
If you believe in unconstitutional restrictions, then you should start working on changing the constitution, not disregarding it by way of illogical "argument".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: fljack, 2/14/2013 8:15:29 AM     (No. 9175581)

I see that the resident troll is on.

I don´t remember hearing about or seeing ANY police forces in the US being outgunned by criminals who are using "massive ammunition magazines". Maybe someone can enlighten me.

It seems to me that most police forces have SWATs or other quick reaction paramilitary forces who do have massive firepower on their sides and who would be called IF such an event as stated above would happen.

...and buying guns for resale to criminals is and has been against the law. Look up ´straw purchases´ and while you are at it, the Justice Department "Fast and Furious" operation.

Now, for the record, semiautomatic .22LR with capacities over 10 rounds are used for hunting small game, like squirrels and rabbits.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: craige, 2/14/2013 10:37:24 AM     (No. 9175895)

We have a means to restrict firearms. It´s called a Constitutional Amendment.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: curious1, 2/14/2013 1:24:27 PM     (No. 9176330)

You do not solve a problem by ignoring it or making it worse.
Disarming the potential victims (non-mentally-ill, non-criminals) does not solve the problem. Yet that is what libtards always propose, because protecting citizens isn´t their goal, taking the Republic over without fear of a seriously capable counter-force of citizens opposed is.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: drkillj0y, 2/14/2013 1:32:30 PM     (No. 9176353)

Stats and reasoning are just excuses, the gun grabbers aren´t really interested in anything other than their agenda is to disarming the general population.

There is nothing to discuss beyond that.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hammock, 2/14/2013 3:23:14 PM     (No. 9176601)

#6 has it. It is still valuable to discuss facts for the benefit of the currently brainwashed, but let´s not kid ourselves that this is effective on our would-be masters.

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