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Sen. Leahy: ‘We Ought to
Be As Protective of Our
Children As Our Deer’

Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/17/2013 10:40:26 AM

Endorsing President Obama’s call for gun control legislation on Wednesday, Sen. Patrick Leahy said large magazines, “assault weapons” and the “gun-show loophole” must be addressed. “In Vermont, we restrict the number of rounds you can have in your semiautomatic for deer hunting. I think we ought to be as protective of our children as our deer,” he told Georgetown University Law School students. (Leahy used similar phrasing a few minutes earlier, when he told the Georgetown students: "[A]bout the only gun law we have in Vermont is during deer season. If you have a semiautomatic,

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And here we have yet another fine example of the moronic behavior of our political leaders. The examples are just endless.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: VinGoombatz, 1/17/2013 10:43:26 AM     (No. 9121964)

Senator Lazy should stick to smoking pot and listening to the grateful dead.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TexaTucky, 1/17/2013 10:44:16 AM     (No. 9121967)

Well, we don´t abort our deer.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 1/17/2013 10:45:13 AM     (No. 9121971)

Leahy can go buck himself.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mws50, 1/17/2013 10:46:21 AM     (No. 9121973)

Senator Clueless, how about passing a law requiring all children to be driven around in an armored car, so we can save their lives? Cars kill way more kids than guns ever will.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Clinger, 1/17/2013 10:50:48 AM     (No. 9121986)

News flash: Sen Leahy calls for culling of the snot gobbler heard.

Must be what he meant right?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: sw penn, 1/17/2013 10:51:08 AM     (No. 9121988)

Is The Second Amendment about
hunting red herrings,
or defending against
red politicians?


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Reply 7 - Posted by: graniteman2009, 1/17/2013 10:52:05 AM     (No. 9121990)

I fully agree Senator. Since Obama is going to displace 30k Marines and 15k soldiers with comabt experience I think that would make great guards at schools.

After all, aren´t our kids as important as the kids that go to Sidwell Friends?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mitzi, 1/17/2013 10:52:27 AM     (No. 9121994)

One could interpret that headline to mean that he would like to have a hunting season for children like we do for deer.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 1/17/2013 10:55:22 AM     (No. 9122002)

This is hopelessly confused thinking that is characteristic of Leftists, whose reasoning, such as it is, is based wholly upon emotion and rhetorical effect. It is demagogic to create deliberate confusion like this in order to advance a political agenda. But the problem is not the demagogues. The problem is the dismaying number of Americans who are susceptible to their propaganda - who do not know any better, who cannot or will not think clearly about important topics, and who allow themselves to be ruled by their emotions rather than their reason.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: alynnmcw, 1/17/2013 10:58:15 AM     (No. 9122011)

He´s right and doesn´t know it. We ought to protect our children hence the 2nd Amendment by which we protect their freedoms and their lives from over-reaching government. I don´t know about the deer, I don´t protect them, I eat them.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 1/17/2013 11:05:10 AM     (No. 9122021)

We don´t abort deer, therefore they are more protected than children.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: birddog, 1/17/2013 11:06:53 AM     (No. 9122026)

There is also a 1 or 2 Deer limit. Wanna pass the same limit on kids? Will that help?

A deer license is required. Just DON´T issue any Kid Licenses...Problem Solved. Twit.

Vermont has fewer gun rules than any other state...is it currently a hotbed of Homicide?

The Three tests of Truth are...Logical Consistency, Agreement with Experience and Economy of Explanation..He, and Obama, Fail all three.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Namma, 1/17/2013 11:11:12 AM     (No. 9122034)

we guard our money with armed guards...armoured trucks and guards at banks. so why cant we guard our children with armed guards at school.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rotstan, 1/17/2013 11:44:39 AM     (No. 9122108)

Just when does hunting season open for children?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: god of irony, 1/17/2013 11:53:47 AM     (No. 9122140)

If a deer is shot at and missed it runs away. A child can not do the same therefor we need weapons and enough rounds to engage the threat.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: FLCracker, 1/17/2013 12:00:46 PM     (No. 9122169)

We need to quit treating our deer like our children.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 1/17/2013 12:16:31 PM     (No. 9122211)

So Lamey want to license the killing of kids and impose a "bag limit"?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 1/17/2013 12:31:17 PM     (No. 9122245)

Dick Cheney had the perfect response to Leaky Leahy. It´s the same one that Boehner updated in reply to Harry Reid. That´s all the response this senile moron deserves.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: faith_and_reason, 1/17/2013 12:48:08 PM     (No. 9122278)

If I were determined to "protect our deer" at all costs, I would guard the areas where they gather. I would be armed with a high-capacity "assault weapon" to counter the law-breakers who do not limit themselves as they attack our deer.

Since I would rather reserve deadly force for the protection of actual human beings, I would instead do that for the children, at home, at church, at the movies, at school, at the zoo, at the mall.

Would Leahy do any less?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Chief1942, 1/17/2013 12:48:37 PM     (No. 9122280)

Once again another progressive/socialist standing on the 22 bodies of the Sandy Hook children professing his care for "children" all the while looking the other way while Planned Parenthood murdered 330,000 only last year. Can you say "hypocrit"? I thought you could.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: udanja99, 1/17/2013 1:05:14 PM     (No. 9122314)

Not just looking the other way, #20, but supporting them with our tax dollars to the tune of $450 million.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Booneboy, 1/17/2013 1:39:01 PM     (No. 9122387)

He should have said, "We Ought to Be As Protective of Our Children As Our Illegal Aliens"

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Reply 23 - Posted by: dittohead, 1/17/2013 1:40:56 PM     (No. 9122393)

How about protecting them as they EXIT the womb? Partial Birth Abortion - killing them as they come out. "If this will save one child" - you´re full of bull Mr. Obama. Liberals are really sick to buy the bull he´s selling.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Edgelady, 1/17/2013 1:43:39 PM     (No. 9122399)

Stupid stupid stupid. We hunt deer as part of population control.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 1/17/2013 2:54:02 PM     (No. 9122564)

What does a stupid unconstitutional law in Vermont about deer hunting have to do with law abiding citizens practicing their 2nd amendment rights???

Why, oh why, are Demon-RATS so freain´ stupid and illogical???

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