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Don`t let the Assault Weapons Ban Expire

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Don`t let the Assault Weapons Ban Expire
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If you don`t want the ban on assault weapons to expire on Monday, check this out.
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Hits: 1981 | Favorites: 1 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 1.8 | Category: News & Politics | Date: 09/09/2004
 
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r2korn
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 23 Posts
Sunday, September 12, 2004 10:22:57 AM
Err, i forgot to mention how American gun ownership is at an ALL TIME high, while homicide rates, particularly gun homicides, are dropping like a rock.

r2korn
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 23 Posts
Sunday, September 12, 2004 10:18:12 AM
I think that statistsics are a perfectly valid means of getting a point across, escpecially when the other side, the anti-gun lefties, use absolutely no statistics and rely completely on en emotional argument to make their case.

And yeah, the point about other countries is riduculous, Switzerland, for example, has one of the highest (if not the highest) rates of machine gun ownership by private citizens and one of the lowest rates of gun crimes.


gizmo331
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 1262 Posts
Sunday, September 12, 2004 1:59:20 AM
R2, if you were really smart, you'd know that people can`t be boiled down to numbers and statistics don`t mean squat.

However, as I stated before, I do NOT approve of a ban on assault-weapons (which is a bogus term anyways because anything can be an assault weapon if you threaten somebody with it).

And whoever said move to (insert foriegn country here) because they have fewer gun deaths, shut your f*cking mouth. When you adjust for gun deaths per capita you`d find that the gun death rate in any other country is about the same as the U.S. or Canada.


r2korn
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 23 Posts
Saturday, September 11, 2004 5:56:44 PM
From the proverbial horse's mouth:

"The semi-automatic weapons` menacing looks, coupled with the public`s confusion over fully automatic machine guns versus semi-automatic assault weapons – anything that looks like a machine gun is assumed to be a machine gun – can only increase that chance of public support for restrictions on these weapons."

This is a quote from Josh Sugarmann of the Violence Policy Center, one of the most radical anti-gun groups in the country. This shows the level of deception that the Gun-Fearing Wussies will stoop to in order to push their totalitarian policies onto the American people.


r2korn
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 23 Posts
Saturday, September 11, 2004 5:54:26 PM
Well, considering that "assault-weapons" were used in, well, basically no crimes before the ban, I don't think that the ban itself was anything more than an attempt by the looney left to make it harder for law-abiding citizens to own the firearms of their choice.

A compilation of statistics from 48 metropolitan police departments from 1980-1994 showed that “Assault weapons” were used in less than 2% of crimes involving firearms and 0.25% of all violent crime before the enactment of any national or state “assault weapons” ban.

Trust me on this, there wasn`t an epidemic of drive-by bayonetings before the ban was enacted. It`s a stupid, misguided, law that existed only for the purpose of stifling the rights of lawful gun owners.


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