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Old 09-15-2013, 03:15 PM   #141
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All I'm arguing us that without some help they can't qualify.. I personally couldn't care less..



I don't think you have the mental capacity to carry and use guns. That is the most ridiculous statement I've ever seen..
Excuse me but I'm going to go to the school for the blind and give away my guns..

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Really? Insults because someone disagrees with you?

I blind person will wait until there is an actual threat, not a "perceived" threat.
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ccw is a STATE priviledge issued by the state.......nothing to do with FEDERAL rights

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nc law and a bunch others
A bunch, not every, and not federal. Ok then.
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ccw is a STATE priviledge issued by the state.......nothing to do with FEDERAL rights
Really? A "privilege"?
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The next time you advocates of this absurd idea are at your local gun-range put on a blindfold and start fiddling and loading your gun!
I would love to hear the dialog between you and the range-master, " No Sir don't be ridiculous I don't need to be able to see to shoot a hand gun!"
Did you ever wonder why the two little projections on the top of your hand gun are called sights?
So, you are advocating the denial of a right, based solely on nothing?
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So, you are advocating the denial of a right, based solely on nothing?
Based on a physical limitation, there are some things handicapped people simply cannot do, having a family member who was handicapped I know this to be true.
As far as a "right to bear arms" we have relinquished that long ago.
You now have to be granted permission from your leaders to "legally" carry a gun.
I know there are exceptions Vermont being one but the issue is endangering others around you. The blind have other avenues at their disposal, stun-guns, pepper spray etc.
" A man should know his limitations"
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http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/09/09/iowa-blind-gun-permits/2790733/

No actual shooting required to obtain said permit, even for ppl with perfect vision.
Like previously stated, ridiculousness such as this is just ammo for gun grabbers.
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Based on a physical limitation, there are some things handicapped people simply cannot do, having a family member who was handicapped I know this to be true.
" A man should know his limitations"
Please tell me you do not teach your handicapped family member to accept his limitations and not attempt greatness.
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Based on a physical limitation, there are some things handicapped people simply cannot do, having a family member who was handicapped I know this to be true.
As far as a "right to bear arms" we have relinquished that long ago.
You now have to be granted permission from your leaders to "legally" carry a gun.
I know there are exceptions Vermont being one but the issue is endangering others around you. The blind have other avenues at their disposal, stun-guns, pepper spray etc.
" A man should know his limitations"
Is this family member of yours blind, by chance? I ask, because I have 3 family members that are blind. And if our family treated them this way, they would have hated us.

Edit: Stun guns aren't available to civilians in EVERY state, mine is one of them. Pepper spray isn't 100% effective. And sighted people can be just as dangerous with a firearm.
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Hey my friend in high school was legally blind, could not get a drivers license, and took 3rd place in our explorer's handgun competition. He was stacked against 300 competitors. Just because you're legally "blind" doesn't mean you can't see. Just that you can't see as well as others. He shoots better than some cops I know who have 20/20 vision. I'd rather have him watch my back in a shootout than some of those guys. You get tunnel vision under stress anyways.

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