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#1 Panthro

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 08:10 AM

It's mentally unstable reader's throw a hissyfit.

 

 

Guns & Ammo, "the world's most widely read firearms magazine," is under fire from angry readers over a shocking editorial published in the December issue supporting gun control.

"Way too many gun owners still seem to believe that any regulation of the right to keep and bear arms is an infringement," contributing editor Dick Metcalf wrote in a column titled "Let's Talk Limits." "The fact is, all constitutional rights are regulated, always have been, and need to be."

 

 

 

 

http://news.yahoo.co...-203042117.html



#2 Kurb

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 08:35 AM

Panthro. "All gun owners are mentally unstable....unless they own muskets"



#3 ARSEN

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 08:48 AM

Pretty much.

#4 Panthro

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 08:50 AM

Panthro. "All gun owners are mentally unstable....unless they own muskets"

 

Well played teh Kurb....well played



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 09:00 AM

Well played teh Kurb....well played

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#6 ARSEN

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 09:03 AM

Get a room u 2.

#7 g5jamz

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 11:06 AM

Editor was let go.

 

http://www.gunsandam...ackpage-column/

 



#8 Darth Biscuit

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 11:23 AM

I found his comments to be quite reasonable.  Too bad they fired him.



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 11:39 AM

Same, I believe we need stricter rules for guns. If u mentally stable and have no criminal record u shouldn't worry about anything.

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 11:58 AM

Remember reasonable regulations on deadly weapons are just socialism, unreasonable VoteRID laws on pulling a voting lever are dandy

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 05:06 PM

I have no idea why these people are freaking out. He actually isn't talking about regulation, he's talking about personal responsibility. When you purchase a weapon of whatever type be it a firearm, knife, hatchet, etc. you are taking upon yourself a personal responsibility for everyone else who may come in contact with that weapon, whether it be on the using or receiving end.

 

IF and that's a big IF you are truly honest with yourself when purchasing a weapon, you know whether you should buy something or not. Does a 80 year old man that's legally blind need to purchase a firearm when he can't see 5 feet in front of his face? Absolutely not. But that man may not be honest with himself and buy it anyway. That's why we need a fair, reasonable and clearly lined out criteria in place before purchase. The rules need to be clearly understandable to a regular person, not something 500 pages long with a whole bunch of legal speak that can only be interpreted by a lawyer for $200 an hour. 

 

And that's what I believe the editor was saying. We, as citizens have a duty to others in our society to be responsible in our ownership of weapons and the training required to use that weapon safely and effectively. The government has a duty to establish reasonable regulations that do not infringe on the rights of a reasonable and responsible gun owner. Do I trust the government to be completely reasonable in setting these regulations, absolutely not. Do I believe that all gun owners have full understanding of the responsibility of owning a firearm, absolutely not. There needs to be a meeting of reasonable minds, but unfortunately, I think that will never happen. 



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 05:36 PM

Why do you hate freedom?



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 05:43 PM

Editor was let go.

 

http://www.gunsandam...ackpage-column/

 

no room for sensibility with those gun-toting thugs on the right i see




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