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NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Slams Obama’s Reference to ‘Absolutism’

AmyDB Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:07 PM
SHerman said.... To Amy I thought I explained this to you. You cannot bring up one person and use them as the example. Cigarettes are okay because one of my relatives smokes and doesn't have cancer. Do you see how ridiculous that is? _______________ SHerman I thought I explains this to you...... I could specifically name at least half a dozen people I know, just off the top of my head who have owned & used firearms all their adult lives, some even have CCW permits & activally carry, who never had an accident in their houses & _NEVER_ killed another human. If I thought about it the number would top 25 easily & not a single one is from here at TH. BTW SHerman lower down in the thread I listed 2 sites & 9 separate stories ab
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:12 PM
He could look them up, Amy, but that's work and might alter his preconceptions. Can't let that happen.
AmyDB Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:10 PM
BTW SHerman I've raised 5 kids & am now raising 3 grand sons.
Still not a single accident in my home.
That comes from enacting proper gun safety. Those I can think of in that 25 people also enact proper firearms safety in their homes. That's why there have been no accidents.

President Obama’s inaugural address was arguably one of the most liberal speeches he’s ever delivered—but one line in particular drew the ire of NRA’s Wayne LaPierre:  “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.”

Speaking at the 56th annual Weatherby Foundation International Hunting and Conservation Award dinner in Reno, Nev., LaPierre said, “Obama wants to turn the idea of “absolutism” into another dirty word, just another word for extremism. He wants you to accept the idea of “principles” as he sees fit to define them. It’s a way of...