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Dearhunter 02-19-2013 03:18 PM

Lets hear some good quotes about gun control
 
I will start it off....

Participating in a gun buy back because you believe that the criminals have too many guns is like having yourself castrated because you believe that the neighbors have too many kids.

rocshaman 02-19-2013 03:34 PM

"No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms."- Thomas Jefferson

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery."- Thomas Jefferson

"A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity."- Sigmund Freud

Really like this one:

"I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it."- Clint Eastwood

dango 02-19-2013 04:59 PM

THOU SHANT SHOOT THY MOTHER-IN-LAW..!

And it was written, (Dang).!:(

dango 02-19-2013 05:09 PM

Every good business man knows the "Business end of Business".!


Samuel Colt was a little man with rather large ideas..!

You made the choice to live on the evil edge , I only helped to believe in yue..!

Every man that walks the path of righteousness walks so on the earth stupid fertilizer.!

danf_fl 02-19-2013 05:52 PM

"I am in support of the NRA position on gun control. "
William J. Clinton

Balota 02-19-2013 05:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rick2gun (Post 1143524)
On a couple of rare occassions I have broken out this quote in defense of myself when verbally attacked by non-gun owners. It seems to work to defuse their anger. I think many people have never met a bad person and rarely consider how to react in a violent confrontation. Since my wife and I are approaching our 86th wedding anniversary I'm not sure about the current dating scene, but I think this quote would be equally useful. By the way, that eighty six years break down as 43 years for my wife and 43 years for me. of course, my 43 years are measured in dog years.


"People who object to weapons aren't abolishing violence, they're begging for rule by brute force, when the biggest, strongest animals among men were always automatically 'right.' Guns ended that, and social democracy is a hollow farce without an armed populace to make it work. Wear a gun to someone else's house, you're saying, 'I'll defend this home as if it were my own.' When your guests see you carry a weapon, you're telling them, 'I'll defend you as if you were my own family.' And anyone who objects levels the deadliest insult possible: 'I don't trust you unless you're rendered harmless'!" -- L. Neil Smith, http://www.jpfo.org/

Credit where credit is due. Nice find Rick2Gun!

locutus 02-19-2013 10:03 PM

Reasonable gun control means hitting my target with every shot....right between the eyes.:):):)

MisterMcCool 02-19-2013 11:27 PM

WE SHOULD SAY: "Your claim that 'they're only for killing people' is imprecise. A gas chamber or electric chair is designed for killing people, and these devices obviously serve different functions than guns. To be precise, a high capacity military-type rifle or handgun is designed for CONFLICT. When I need to protect myself and my freedom, I want the most reliable, most durable, highest capacity weapon possible. The only thing hunting and target shooting have to do with freedom is that they're good practice."
From John Ross "Give it to them Straight." This guy makes a lot of good arguments for gun rights.

molonlabexx 02-19-2013 11:39 PM

You can have my guns. When you pry them from my cold, dead hands!

That is a pretty generic one.

"A free people ought to be armed."
- George Washington

"A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government."
- George Washington

"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety."
- Benjamin Franklin

"No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms."
- Thomas Jefferson

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery."
- Thomas Jefferson

"The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws of such a nature. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."
- Thomas Jefferson (quoting 18th century criminologist Cesare Beccaria)

"A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks." - Thomas Jefferson

"The Constitution of most of our states (and of the United States) assert that all power is inherent in the people; that they may exercise it by themselves; that it is their right and duty to be at all times armed."
- Thomas Jefferson

"On every occasion [of Constitutional interpretation] let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates, and instead of trying [to force] what meaning may be squeezed out of the text, or invented against it, [instead let us] conform to the probable one in which it was passed."
- Thomas Jefferson

"I enclose you a list of the killed, wounded, and captives of the enemy from the commencement of hostilities at Lexington in April, 1775, until November, 1777, since which there has been no event of any consequence ... I think that upon the whole it has been about one half the number lost by them, in some instances more, but in others less. This difference is ascribed to our superiority in taking aim when we fire; every soldier in our army having been intimate with his gun from his infancy."
- Thomas Jefferson in a letter to Giovanni Fabbroni, June 8, 1778

Dearhunter 02-20-2013 03:19 PM

A gun is like a parachute, if you ever need one and dont have one, most likey you will never need one again!!


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