Free guns and training, sign me up...

Discussion in 'Firearms in the Media' started by Sonic82, Jun 8, 2013.

  1. roughneck266

    roughneck266 Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Awesome idea! As long as there is training involved I cant imagine a better way of turning a crappy, crime infested neighborhood into a nice one.
     

  2. HankStone

    HankStone New Member

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    Grand idea,never forgetting the presents of a well trained person with a gun,does induce Civility!

    More Guns Less Crime,That's A No Brainier!
     
  3. AIKIJUTSU

    AIKIJUTSU New Member

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    A worthy cause, indeed! I'd hope the neighborhood thugs won't show up for the freebies. But then, they'll probably find out who the recipients are, then steal the guns when the owners are not home.
     
  4. nitestalker

    nitestalker New Member

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    It seems like way back in American history before the Socialist we had something like that? Yes, it was called an armed militia of freemen.:)
     
  5. JW357

    JW357 New Member

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    I like it. I wish the NRA would do something like this on a large scale before the gun grabbers write new legislation making it illegal.
     
  6. johnr1943

    johnr1943 New Member

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    Double like! :):)
     
  7. AIKIJUTSU

    AIKIJUTSU New Member

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    Trouble is, the NRA is in a situation where they have to spend all their money trying to deal with the enemies of the state in DC
     
  8. JW357

    JW357 New Member

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    Fair point. Maybe someday in the future they will be able to.

    Although, honestly, if every NRA member donated $20 (or less?!) for the cause, the NRA could do it. I would do donate for that, if I knew the cash was ear mocked for this purpose.
     
  9. Balota

    Balota ... but I used to play keyboards.

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    The article mentions the idea that more guns may mean more gun deaths rather than less crime. I think they're taking a very short term view. Those early gun deaths (criminals on the receiving end) become the word-of-mouth among other criminals that leads to deterrence.

    Some criminals are smart enough to figure it out for themselves "People are getting armed now. Maybe I need to find another place to get my drug money."...

    But most aren't. They need a concrete example. "Dang, Joey got whacked when he tried to break into that old ladies house. Maybe I need to find another place to get my drug money."
     
  10. Mason609

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    The media (well, most liberals) don't make the distinction between a justifiable shooting (say, in defense of oneself in one's home) and a gang banger shooting someone. All they see is death. And when they see gun related death, all they infer is crime - because, they lack the ability to use logical reasoning.
     
  11. Doc3402

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    I don't think they lack the ability at all. I think they lack the incentive. They have an agenda, and that agenda is to convince us that firearms are the tools of the devil. How can they do that if a firearm is the only thing that saved granny's life?

    Using arbitrary numbers, how can they take 50 firearm deaths with 30 of them being self defense or LEO actions and convince the world that guns are used for evil means? They can't, so they leave out the self defense and LEO parts. This is going to sound wrong, but I'm just grateful they are looking at guns. If they took on a real killer we would all be walking or riding horses.
     
  12. AIKIJUTSU

    AIKIJUTSU New Member

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    In addition to being a psychological deterrent, the use of firearms to put robbers, home invaders, rapists, etc, in their rightful place, it does much to reduce the criminal population, which also helps reduce repeat acts of crime.