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Two-Thirds of American Gun Owners Would “Defy” a Federal Gun Ban

AmyDB Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 5:36 PM
LowLow said.... so - we shouldn't try? And - doesn't your post make it clear that they should be illegal; since criminals wont miss them anyway? _________________ First off...How well did the last AWB work child? Remember Columbine took place during the time the law was in effect. Second....If there is no difference between "assault weapons" as you know them & common hunting, sporting, & self defense fire arms then why ban them on looks? Are you, in fact, against the AR(Armalite Rifle)-15 or SKS because it's black or mostly black? Do looks matter that much to you?
Loiso12013 Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 5:38 PM
I read many posts on TH that asked me to define an assault weapon; now that the gov't has classified weapons as assault vs. non--assault, how can you really be against banning those guns categorized as assault? Why does ANY private citizen need that kind of protection? Unless every other citizen is armed with one - at which point, I don't want to live on this plant anymore.

It’s safe to say Feinstein, Obama and the rest of the gun control gang face an uphill battle when it comes to limiting any Second Amendment rights. According to a Fox News poll, most Americans—both Republicans and Democrats—would defy any new laws that would take away their guns.

But on to Question 47, addressed to those with a gun in their home: "If the government passed a law to take your guns, would you give up your guns or defy the law and keep your guns?"

The response: 65 percent reported they would "defy the...