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No Blank Check for Criminals

Harlandaily Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 8:44 AM
Steve Chapman , you are a retard. Reinstate the Death Penalty, Permanently incarcerate the criminally insane and 1 gun strike by a felon in a robbery or another class 1 felony and bye bye for 40 years to the penal colony known as New York City.
ReddestNeck Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 2:32 PM
Banish people to NYC... hey why not. With Bloomberg permanently the warden. It would be a suitable penalty! /Joking, kinda
Some people should not be trusted with access to firearms. On that point almost everyone agrees, the only debate being where to draw the line. But no one thinks that if the Unabomber had his sentence commuted, the Second Amendment would entitle him to acquire an arsenal.

Current federal law prohibits gun ownership by felons, those who have been committed to mental institutions, minors, drug users and illegal immigrants. Someone in an ineligible category who goes to a gun store will be flagged in an instant background check and turned away.

But if you're one of the disqualified, take heart: You don't have...