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Ending Gun Violence Requires Commitment, Not All of it Voluntary

SDMartin Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 7:22 AM
It is totally amazing to me that those who know the least about guns are the very ones who want to demonize and legislate against them. Some of these people are completely ignorant of what existing laws are on the books. Some are also ignorant of the functioning of any firearm, what semi automatic, fully automatic, magazine-fed etc. I have owned and have friends who own so called military styled assault rifles for decades. Essentially their functioning is identical to several hunting rifle made by Remington, Winchester and other gun manufacturers. Most of the gun grabber mentality comes from the northeast ( NY, NJ, Ct ) , Chicago and California. These are the exact locations of the strongest Obama supporters.
gary395 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 7:49 AM
is Barry still passing out assault weapons in Mexico?
BillyD5 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 9:06 AM
No, to Libya. And nobody cares. Certainly not the moderate establishment RINOs in Congress.

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...