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Ending Gun Violence Requires Commitment, Not All of it Voluntary

airstart Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 2:33 AM
Ann I used to shoot water mocha- sons (snakes) around the stock ponds of Oklahoma with a single shot 22 cal. rifle, not quite as primitive as a musket , however it had to be manually reloaded 1 round at a time after each shot. You had to have accurate aim and make each shot count or you would get snake bit. How I wished for a semi automatic then.You could shuffle feet and run if you missed the first shot. I'm not so sure I could move that fast now-a-days.
airstart Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 2:39 AM
PS I was about 12 yrs old at the time, I'm not 12 anymore
Patricia733 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 6:51 AM
Airstart do you pilot an airbus? Just curious.

The good news is: Obama and the Senate Democrats have no intention of passing more idiotic gun legislation in response to the Newtown massacre. The bad news is that they also have no intention of passing any legislation about the mentally ill, which would actually do something to reduce these mass shootings.

Instead, the Democrats will jawbone about "assault weapons" and other meaningless gun laws for the sole purpose of scaring soccer moms into hating the National Rifle Association. Expect to hear a lot about Republicans preferring "the gun lobby" to "children." (Which is evidently not at all like...