GUN This could happen in this country

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  1. vwpilot

    vwpilot New Member

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    Got this in an email from a group of people I shoot IDPA with. Its a good read. I just wish I could get it to the people that need to hear it. I too often just preach to the choir.

     
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    Cannondale OT Supporter

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    Not in my lifetime. :hs: I'll hope there is some sort of change or event before this happens, but I might just be fooling myself.
     
  3. hsmith

    hsmith OT Supporter

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    Bullshit

    racking the shot gun would have scared them off
     
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    You may be, it could happen. I'm sure many Brits and Aussies thought the same thing.

    All it takes is one executive order that will instantly ban some kind of weapon and if you dont turn it in, you're an instant criminal and hope you dont ever have to use that weapon again.

    I dont know what I'd do. What good is keeping the gun, being a criminal and knowing you can never use it for fear of going to prison?

    Is it better to have lived through that incident and spend the rest of your life in jail or not have the gun and hope you dont get killed, and if you do, what is better death or life in prison...hard to tell.

    If you have a family, thats one thing, I'd rather spend the rest of my life in prison knowing I protected my family, but if you're alone...who knows? And now you're not there to support or protect your family in the future.

    A ban would bring tough decisions for many people.

    About the best you can hope for if a ban goes into effect is to hide them away and hope it gets overturned one day and you still have your weapon. Even then, how do you explain you never turned them in?
     
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    :bowrofl:
     
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    EO's can't do that.

    Sorry :rofl:
     
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    President can't declare war without Congress' blessing either...

    oh wait...
     
  9. hsmith

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    Congress can stop the war by stopping its funding. Easy as pie.

    There is NO WAY that Halfrican will "EO ban guns" which people own.

    If he does, I will give vwpilot $300
     
  10. jehan60188

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    You are indeed preaching to the choir man.
    What we, as firearm enthusiasts, and civil rights activists need to do is take measures to change the stigma that we're "gun nuts" with "high powered assault rifles".
    Whether that means taking one new friend to the range per month (covering as much of their cost as you can) to plink with a 22, or organizing to march, or organizing in front of the court house to support the Tony Martins of our neighborhood.
     
  11. 1979TA

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    What President has?

    We are presently in a military operation in Iraq. War includes rationing and all kinds of shit.
     
  12. Sloi

    Sloi Back up in your ass with the resurrection

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    Canadians are currently dodging bullets ala Neo in the Matrix... but we all know that stupid agent will drop us eventually. The social agenda has been decided, so it's just a matter of time.

    You guys might still have a chance though.
     

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