Gun restrictions?

Discussion in 'Legal and Activism' started by JustinM, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. JustinM

    JustinM New Member

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    A friend and myself were wondering with all of these shootings lately and most of them involving an AR somehow, is there a chance the sale of AR-15's will be restricted or halted in the near future? He actually got so concerned with the conversation he went and bought a lower today lol. I'm not as concerned as him but am curious. I plan on getting a complete AR in the next couple of months and don't want to be SOL.
     
  2. LaiePoi

    LaiePoi New Member

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    Nobody could say for sure especially with all this madness going on...anything is possible IMO. Don't think it would be much help if they did as so many civilians have them already.
     

  3. SSGN_Doc

    SSGN_Doc Well-Known Member

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    Who knows for sure? There have been members of congress who wanted to before.
     
  4. texaswoodworker

    texaswoodworker New Member

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    The President, and several members of congress would love to ban them. Wether they would succeed is up for debate. Personally, I plan on picking up a couple stripped lowers next year just in case. I plan on eventually building the rifles anyways, so I'll just go ahead and get the receivers.
     
  5. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    Frankly, if my crystal ball was working (damned thing is in the shop AGAIN) I would be picking stocks to buy, and lottery tickets. Anything is possible.

    I do NOT plan to be waiting at the bank when they open, empty my saving account, and drive to every gun shop in the area buying all of the ARs, magazines and ammo I can fit in the trunk of my car.

    If you live your life driven entirely by what ifs, it is going to be an erratic and miserable life.
     
  6. LaiePoi

    LaiePoi New Member

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    Another shooting in Vegas tonight....murder-suicide at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino. Smh
     
  7. duckdog

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    I'm Interested in getting one where would be a good place to start looking Before Babe Bam Bam
     
  8. WebleyFosbery38

    WebleyFosbery38 New Member

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    We hear about another murder and react to it like its completely shocking that anyone would kill someone else in this manner (with a gun). Then, almost like it never really happened, the topic moves to the inherent danger of a gun in the hands of unstable folks like its the only option for them. Within a couple minutes of the event, the perpetrator and the Victims melt away from the focus to the point that the only area of discussion left is guns good or bad!

    First off, with the many millions of free Americans that live in our country, at least a few busloads of them are nuts, bonkers, toys in the attic and unsafe with anything sharp or powerful in their possession any time anywhere. A portion of them get weeded out prior to any real unbelievable malfunctions but many evade and avoid detection until its too late.

    Secondly, if the ones that avoid being corrected get the urge to go postal, limiting their ability to concoct a 15 minutes of fame, then die In Place scenario is beyond possible for lawmakers or we the people! The TX Chainsaw Massacres, the Hillside stranglers, Jack the Rippers and others like them show that nothing will prevent someone hell bent on senseless murder from trying what they will. About the only way to stop them is wait till they are done and pray they kill themselves or hopefully some right thinking respondent can muster up a defensive action like returning fire.

    When we hear of a tragic death caused by Drunken Drivers or Arsonists, we dont try to ban cars and bic lighters, we intelligently eliminate the access by that person (if they survive) not the populace that didnt drive drunk or burn down their house! Guns, Automobiles, Lighters and Gasoline are tools not adjectives of evil. Eliminating classes of weapons because of a couple loose cannons is like banning circular saws because a few idiots chop their fingers off. No such thing as a steel loose cannon, without a hand to direct the ignition of the fuse, its just a paper weight.

    28 dead is scary, sad and in some creative progressives minds highly preventable but reality wise, senseless tragedies are just that, senseless and without provocation or systematic commonality of commitment to prevent. We cannot prevent what makes no logical or discernible sense to happen in the first place. Its impossible to imagine every method and manner a defective mind can and will conjure terror and panic with their warped perception of the here and now.

    Lastly, why do we hate the nut case worse than the uncaring normal killer? This turd goes postal and kills 27 at the same time 3 non-defective adults get drunk at three different bars and kill 20 people in 3 separate accidents and thats normal? I dont get that logic, its 1 + 1 = dead no matter how you look at it!

    Who doesnt want utopia? The problem begins when utopia is progressed by law instead of common sense, we all lose...
     
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  9. monteros

    monteros New Member

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    Just because we own them doesn't mean we are ok and they won't try to take them. The grandfather clause is even at issue...
     
  10. JustinM

    JustinM New Member

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    I'm not panicking or reacting to this scenario. I'm am noticing a trend with the shootings. The news reporters and analysts keep saying stuff about the AR's Nd focusing on them. They are acting like these people have actual fully automatic assault rifles. When in reality they are run of the mill, probably cheapest on the shelf, semi auto AR15's that any civilian of legal age without a felony can buy from Walmart. My concern is the focus I've seen on the weapon itself. I don't want to jump through hoops to put together a nice hunting AR. I'm a gun loving hunter, not a killing spree one man army.
     
  11. JeeperSC

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    Obama and a few others would LOVE to ban guns period but that won't happen so their main focus will be restricting them as much as they can.
    Since the house is majority republican, thank god, I don't see a ban passing within the next 4 years. I think the biggest issue for working Americans will be lower quality and more expensive healthcare.
    Not two months after being re-elected my health insurance already went up $60 per pay check. I just hope we can ride out the next four years and in the end still have gun rights and that the healthcare system and economy isn't screwed up to bad.
     
  12. Squawk

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    I literally just got home from the LGS with two M&P 15 Stripped lowers. Now to build.
     
  13. birddog114

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    I just hope the Republicans don't cave on this. I don't have a lot of faith in the Republican leadership right now.
     
  14. bamashooter68

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    I dont have faith in any politician regardless of party. What I do have is faith in the American people. The majority know its not the guns but the psycopath with the guns thats the problem. Regardless of what happens, nobody is getting any of my guns without a fight. The government didnt give me the right to bear arms, they are supposed to protect it, not take it away. If you want to keep your guns you better get ready to fight for them or they will come and snatch them right out of your hands.
     
  15. firedawg60

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    I don't know. They keep voting these fine folks back into office. As someone said somewhere, "there's a bid difference between a politician and a statesman". I think we need to get rid of the politicians and start finding some true statesmen that will represent the "people" and not their personal agenda.

    And I just read a little bit ago a gunman in Alabama was shot and killed in a hospital after wounding 3 people. Hmmm, another "gun free zone".:mad:
     
  16. JonM

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    the problem we have is that not enough honest law abiding people are carrying firearms. a few firearms in the hands of teachers doctors your average joe/jane in these gun free murder zones would put a stop to this sht.

    in my opinion if you go about your daily routine without a firearm you might as well walk around naked bent over with a please rape me sign hanging off your ***
     
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  17. bamashooter68

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    No signs hanging off my rearend. Im armed all the time. When I leave my house, Im armed. When Im sitting around inside my home, Im armed. Ive had a concealed carry permit for a long time and thankfully never needed it but that doesnt keep me from carrying because you never know.
     
  18. LaiePoi

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    Teachers should have shotties behind their desks like cashiers in the liquor stores
     
  19. nitestalker

    nitestalker New Member

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    Does anyone really think these lockstep liberal members of the Teachers Union would ever go armed? The facts are these feeble minded public servants owning guns would be a real problem. We need to look more at what they are teaching. Why in the Hell is the product of these schools attacking them? Years past you could order a handgun thru the mail and there was never a school shooting. Teachers and schools turned to Left Wing agendas and antichristian pro socialist leaning. School shooting have become common place.:(