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Londoners die for want of a gun

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by Packman73, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. Aug 23, 2011 at 8:01 AM
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    Londoners die for want of a gun


    Defenders of the Second Amendment couldn't have asked for a greater gift than the spectacle of unarmed policemen and defenseless citizens standing by helplessly while rampaging hordes of youths burned London and beat up and murdered innocent residents. Europhiles endlessly remind us of the superiority, compassion and refinement of the European social democracies. But the anarchy that raged in England couldn't happen in America. At least not in my neighborhood, where every third house contains a hunter with a gun safe full of pistols, shotguns and rifles.


    Read About It:
    The Detroit News (Mich.)
     
  2. Aug 23, 2011 at 8:05 AM
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    wow. thats special.
     
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    Just like your Olympics.
     
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    i just dont understand how anyone could read stuff like this and not understand how important our 2nd amendment is
     
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    The argument could be made that they could have had an armed group of rioters running around.
     
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    Granted, not your neighborhood.

    1992 LA Riots
     
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    Criminals don't care about the law so why would they care about a gun law? Guns don't kill people, people do. They can pry mine from my dead hands.
     
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    LA? With Kali's gun laws in 1992, might as well be London.
     
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    LOL, you do have a point there. FWIW, I do not disagree with you, just playing devil's advocate.
     
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    I know. ;)
     
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    Think that 68 yo man that was beaten to death was thinking what a great place to live, We don't need guns... Just more spin..... Jim
     
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    Perhaps you didn't read about how it started but it all began from a guy being fatally shot by a police-man.

    I agree that we've changed a lot since 9/11 but horrible events like Katrina still bring out the worst in people... such as those cops that killed a few innocent people on a bridge and then covered it up.
    http://www.fox8live.com/news/local/...hootings/DPgy-Dz0N0GyIypLwwTkHA.cspx?rss=2085

    Again, I'm all for our constitutional rights. But don't be blind and say "That can't happen in America".
     
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    im with Michael Badnarik when he says i hate the phrase "Constitutional Rights" because the constitution doesnt give me anything they are inherent in my humanity and the BOR is only a restraint on government not on the people...
     
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    And the difference is? A riot is a riot no matter the cause.
     
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    I just mentioned that because you were talking about all of the unarmed police and what-not. And I guess you could probably throw in the fact that had the shooting not happened the riot also would not have happened.

    Well, there have been plenty of riots over sporting events. I never understand why the winning team celebrates by trashing their city. But I wasn't ignoring the good things that happened post-katrina, they just weren't relevant to the discussion. I was just simply saying that guns don't solve everybody's problems and probably cause more than they solve. Of course, the guns are just a tool.
     
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    "But the anarchy that raged in England couldn't happen in America."
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    Watts.....
     
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