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Some yea.

Pooping right now. Will discuss later.

Thanks for the heads up. Hope your poop goes well.

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I agree and that is sort of my point If I am going to concede that handguns are necessary as a form of self defense, the DE .50 and .350 magnum are actually not very good handguns for self defense.

But both are very powerful single shot guns.

If they aren't guns that are most effective for self defense, what is their purpose??

So get rid of them.

Actually the DE is semi-automatic... It'll fire 8 times just as fast as I can pull the trigger... Now, it'll kick so bad I'm not gonna hit a damn thing after the first round, but it'll still fire as fast as I can manage to fire it... It's a fun gun to shoot, and has one hell of a fear factor (the muzzle blast and boom alone are enough to scare just about anyone out of my house), but all in all it's more effective in movies than it'll ever be in (my) home... I agree, it's really nothing more than a showpiece to me...

It's a scary looking gun I admit, but I also think a Chinese Crested is a scary looking dog, and they're pretty useless, too...

I'd be MUCH more afraid of some nutjob running around with a .22 Remington magnum rifle... It's not scary looking, and most people are quicker to dismiss a 'kid caliber' like a .22, but it would be a MUCH more effective and efficient killing tool than my DE .50...

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This guy did this WITH a gun.

Don't deny it.

Again....you are blaming the inanimate object rather than the person.

I had a childhood friend who was killed by a drunk driver WITH a car. I don't blame the car....I blame the idiot who was using the car.

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Again....you are blaming the inanimate object rather than the person.

I had a childhood friend who was killed by a drunk driver WITH a car. I don't blame the car....I blame the idiot who was using the car.

He's right.......

The guy did it...

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Again....you are blaming the inanimate object rather than the person.

I had a childhood friend who was killed by a drunk driver WITH a car. I don't blame the car....I blame the idiot who was using the car.

So when I say the guy did it with a gun you take that as me blaming only the object. I blame the guy and the guns assisted in making it simple quick carnage.

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Your poop>better than the poo you'll type later

A poo with teeth that posts poo while taking a poop?

INCEPTION

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So when I say the guy did it with a gun you take that as me blaming only the object. I blame the guy and the guns assisted in making it simple quick carnage.

So, do you blame the airplane as well as the hijackers when they flew it into the Twin Towers in NYC on 9/11?

Do you blame the truck and McVeigh for the bombings in Oklahoma City?

If not, then your arguement of blaming a gun for what a person decided to do is a knee-jerk and rikiculous assertion.

Arguing for consistent checks and processes to buy guns in all states....can get my head around.

Banning a particular gun type....no.

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Gun violence research: NRA and Congress blocked gun-control studies at CDC.

After the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, calls for gun-control legislation have begun. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said on NBC's Meet the Press that she plans to introduce a bill to ban assault weapons. Even West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who calls himself a gun supporter, says he sees no reason for these types of weapons.

But as Congress considers new laws, the scientific research we need to craft the best policies is in short supply. This is by design.

In the 1990s, politicians backed by the NRA attacked researchers for publishing data on firearm research. For good measure, they also went after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for funding the research. According to the NRA, such science is not “legitimate.” To make sure federal agencies got the message, Rep. Jay Dickey (R-Ark.) sponsored an amendment that stripped $2.6 million from the CDC’s budget, the exact amount it had spent on firearms research the previous year.

But last summer, Dickey recanted. No longer in office, he wrote an editorial stating that “scientific research should be conducted into preventing firearm injuries and that ways to prevent firearm deaths can be found without encroaching on the rights of legitimate gun owners.”

To understand more about what we know and don’t know about the science of firearm violence, Slate contacted Garen Wintemute, director of the Violence Prevention Research Program at the University of California, Davis Medical Center. For over 30 years, he has studied firearm violence and published more than 100 studies in the field.

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So, do you blame the airplane as well as the hijackers when they flew it into the Twin Towers in NYC on 9/11?

Do you blame the truck and McVeigh for the bombings in Oklahoma City?

If not, then your arguement of blaming a gun for what a person decided to do is a knee-jerk and rikiculous assertion.

Arguing for consistent checks and processes to buy guns in all states....can get my head around.

Banning a particular gun type....no.

Would you say we have a nationwide epidemic of planes crashing into towers and trucks being used as bombs?

Trying to use singular events to absolve blame from an instrument of death that is being used to kill people daily is like comparing apples to rhinoceros sh!t.

When 10,000 people start dying every year from kamikaze airplanes and truck explosions like they do gun violence we can have the conversation about whether planes and trucks are the issue.

I am more interested in resolving issues that actually exist.

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So, do you blame the airplane as well as the hijackers when they flew it into the Twin Towers in NYC on 9/11?

Do y

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Would you say we have a nationwide epidemic of planes crashing into towers and trucks being used as bombs?

Trying to use singular events to absolve blame from an instrument of death that is being used to kill people daily is like comparing apples to rhinoceros sh!t.

When 10,000 people start dying every year from kamikaze airplanes and truck explosions like they do gun violence we can have the conversation about whether planes and trucks are the issue.

I am more interested in resolving issues that actually exist.

My arguement is the apples....yours is the rhinoceros sh!t.

You ban guns and the only people who will have them are the criminals....and that is a fact.

I have one gun for protection of my family and home. I am properly trained on it and it will only come out when it is needed. And believe me, I will use it if needed.

Someone breaks into my home, they are there for one reason....to harm me and my family. If they do, it will be the last decision and mistake they make.

Again, if you want to lobby for more consistent policies and regulations to purchase and own guns....training course, regristration, background checks, etc...then I can buy into that.

If you think you should ban them....no.

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So, do you blame the airplane as well as the hijackers when they flew it into the Twin Towers in NYC on 9/11?

so do you credit stricter regulations/laws on the fact they haven't used a plane successfully since?

"Oh it's a hassle but they aren't flying planes into a buildings anymore so I guess it evens out"

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