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Old 04-11-2013, 05:12 PM   #71
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Well, Tack, you are absolutely right sir and thats another major issue that Im sure gets our FULL support here....which is much steeper punishment for straw purchases.

Right now, in my surrounding area (Philly) I believe the crime for committing a straw purchase is 2-3 years. In a crumbling city where unemployment is at a record high and cops are getting laid off each week.....the risk versus reward isnt very threatening if they get busted. 3 square meals a day and a comfy steel bed at night. They dont recognize the crime as being a real threat. They will be out and reunite with friends and family in 2 years time.

Congress needs to ramp up punishments for straw purchases BIG TIME and create a successful ad campaign all over the cities. Bus signs, fliers, billboards, whatever it takes to get the messsage out. You will do serious time and face major fines for getting busted.

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Some of you don't seem to understand what a RIGHT is.

A right is something that NO ONE can take from you. It does not come with conditions, or regulations. Its is something EVERYONE is born with, and dies with.

A privilage is something that can be taken away. It can be regulated, and can come with conditions, and it is something you are given in life, not birth.

We have the RIGHT to bear arms, NOT the privilage.

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Did you guys know that ants in Bolivia walk backwards and can carry 50x their own body weight? They also cannibalize their spouses after consummation. And the weather here in Philly is about 71 degrees and overcast......wonder if it will rain soon.....

Oh wait, did I stray off topic??

You buy a gun (from a non-family member) then you should have a LEGAL transfer from a licensed FFL. This could prevent guns in the wrong hands. PERIOD.

You may continue ranting and straining your eyeballs over all things 2A and our freedoms now.
From what I understand there is a nationwide war on drugs. How is that going SS ?
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You buy a gun (from a non-family member) then you should have a LEGAL transfer from a licensed FFL. This could prevent guns in the wrong hands. PERIOD.
i'm not bashing you, i accept that this is your opinion. however can you answer this question.

i am a member in good standing on this forum.
i am a law abiding citizen(for the most part, everyone breaks some rule at sometime.)

a law goes into effect that requires me to get a backround check to buy a gun from joe blow. i DONT get that check, but joe blow doesnt mind and still sells me the gun anyway.

has that new background check law prevented me from making the purchase?

and am i going to go on a violent rampage with the single shot .22lr cricket i just brought from joe blow?

Yet, if i were to follow such a law i would be forced to pay more fees and more taxes. but the real criminals won't.
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From what I understand there is a nationwide war on drugs. How is that going SS ?
Oh I know, the gang bangers throw on polo shirts and buy the drugs at the pharmacy legally. Lmfao
Criminals don't follow the law. Never have never will. Make more laws and you get more criminals.
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From what I understand there is a nationwide war on drugs. How is that going SS ?
Lets not forget the prohibition of alcohol in the 30s and the war on terror.
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Atleast the illegal immigrant issue is being handled properly. Lol.
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Atleast the illegal immigrant issue is being handled properly. Lol.
such a fun term, ILLEGAL immigrant... just incase we were unsure if rules were being broken.. yet everyone uses it like the term nurse, or cop as a job description... and then we have the audacity to try and deport them without a fair chance to excell in the USA. hmmm... makes one think.
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Well, Tack, you are absolutely right sir and thats another major issue that Im sure gets our FULL support here....which is much steeper punishment for straw purchases.

Right now, in my surrounding area (Philly) I believe the crime for committing a straw purchase is 2-3 years. In a crumbling city where unemployment is at a record high and cops are getting laid off each week.....the risk versus reward isnt very threatening if they get busted. 3 square meals a day and a comfy steel bed at night. They dont recognize the crime as being a real threat. They will be out and reunite with friends and family in 2 years time.

Congress needs to ramp up punishments for straw purchases BIG TIME and create a successful ad campaign all over the cities. Bus signs, fliers, billboards, whatever it takes to get the messsage out. You will do serious time and face major fines for getting busted.
Steeper penalties for straw purchasers is ALSO a double edged sword. I'm all for "life in prison" for the guys that straw purchase for profit with no regard for where those guns are headed. IMHO, these people are gangsters too... they just happen to still have a clean record.

However... I don't think any of us agree with a life sentence... or any sentence... for young women who are born into inner city strife and do this for fear of gang retaliation.

The State promises them safety, fails to deliver upon that safety, they knowingly break the law to avoid being gang raped or killed... and we throw the book at the victim?

No Sir... as with every other product the Government has attempted to ban or regulate, the unintended consequences of UBC's will be... and ONLY be... the creation of MORE criminals and MORE victims.

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