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How Guns Are Like Nukes

justme16 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 2:11 PM
The discussion about hunting is the lefts/progressives way of parsing the discussion and trying to make the second amendment somehow only about hunting when it was never written with that intent in mind in the first place. To change the dialogue in that manner is to lay the foundation for the elimination of all but single shot weapons that really are not a threat to their existence if and when the American public were to ever mount a serious resistance to their Marxist like take over of this country.

I stand out among my conservative friends in disliking guns. I favor reasonable restrictions on the Second Amendment, such as bans on fully automatic weapons, background checks for purchases and forbidding the sale of guns to those with histories of mental illness or criminality.

Yet I cannot agree with liberals that more gun control will lead to fewer gun crimes.

President Obama's choice for defense secretary, Chuck Hagel, actually illuminated one of the weaknesses of the gun control case. Hagel had been closely associated with Global Zero (though he's since repudiated it), a movement dedicated to "the elimination of all nuclear...