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Ing TI doesnt work with the cops to begin with
I have to agree with Sorla here, unregistered guns already exist, and the law can be broken and worked around. I wish these kind of laws had been in place before firearms and illegal shootings became as rampant as they are today, but there's nothing we can really do about it at this point.
I think you're using "cops" as a more broad term than it really is. I don't think a bunch of cops waste time browsing teen forums online.
Cops have better sh.it to do then read forums on teen ink. And they would have to fight me to get my baby from me anyways. It's beautiful, ivory grips, .357 magnum caliber, single/double action. A real work of art, I think it's from the Smith & Wesson classic series.
School shootings a kid might post here before doing it.
Well I dam.n well guarantee I won't go all hannibal lector on everyone. It's for protection and hunting, nothing more.
I don't look at beautiful guns, I get something that I can trust my life with. I have the license to carry a concealed or unconcealed weapon, though I leave it in my truck. I always go packing wherever I go.
As for unregistered guns. I dont give a f***. Really. Not at all. Even if I was a police officer, Id role my eyes at that.
Sorla, with all due respect, I hate when people buy weapons or have weapons ,because they look "cool". And they are used for self defense. I have a sleek black Sig Suaer P226, round in chamber, locked and loaded. Just have to turn the safety off. There is an extra clip next to it. Stored under the driver's seat in my truck.
In my "tool box" in the bed of my truck is a Mossberg 500, with extra rounds. Besides the shotguns, there is a massive first aid bag, several cords of rope. 2 Harnesses. and some other gear not worth mentioning. I have a license for everything I own/carry. Now is all that a little much? or is it not? I know for sure I don't carry an automatic weapon of any sort anywhere I go. Too much firepower.
I hate that to, people get killed when they don't know how to use their weapons. Lots of drug dealers in town have random unregistered guns and they always end up shooting themselves or someone else, and then they make other people with guns look bad. But those sound like some pretty slick guns you got there. I don't need a gun to look cool, I know I'm cool XD
Sorla: Your an anarchist (I think), even if your not, your pretty fuc.king (fu,ck censorship) radical. That scares them, your also in a poor area, and their most afraid of a few radicals in poor areas, because the poor haven't been bought off like the middle class.
I guess I'd consider myself an anarchist, but at least I know I'll be ready if any crazy revolution sh.it goes down. I can count the times I've had to discharge my weapon in the city on one hand, and I'd like to keep it that way, but, c'est la vie, you never can tell.
Just saying smart people are to few and to valuable to humanity to loose even one, so please don't get yourself arrested
Don't worry, dude. But let me tell you, you're recruited for my island anarchy. Have any survival skills?
Don't have to be an anarchist to have human's survival skills. lol
I know, but survival skills and any skills in general are gonna be helpful to start an anarchy. We need a doctor, a carpenter, and an agriculturalist. I can hunt and defend the territory, but I'll still need more people for the colony. And if malatov is gonna be a citizen of this colony, he needs to have some skills to help us out.
I already got my team. Only 4 people are truly trust in Life.
The stark fact in this world is that, it is a dangerous place and no matter what restriction you put on people, they will be no more safer than with allowing the maximum freedom possible. There is no question that guns in the hands of bad people are dangerous, but the gun is inherently safe until the person decides to use it. To ban guns is not a fool proof or fail safe way to prevent violence. To the contrary: when you take guns away from the good citizen, the bad person will find a gun or some other way to inflict pain and death upon others. It matters not what the weapon is.
The average response time for a police officer and his back-up is ten minutes. In that time, all over America, people can exercise their right to protect themselves, their family, and their property. Or else in that same time, men are dead, the women raped, the kids kidnapped, the food pillaged, and all the valuables gone; what gives in this dangerous world when a politician thinks he's making the world safer by creating "gun free zones" or banning guns altogether when the bad guys, very obviously, are not going to "follow the law". . . .
It is of a saddening, frightening, and enraging tone that the United Nations has their so-called Small Arms Treaty (a.k.a. "Gun Ban Treaty") in the works and are trying to push it for all their member states, including the United States. They actually admit, that the U.S. is simply in their way, with our Second Amendment. Thankfully, we still have it; Sort of.
Take for example the recent Aurora theatre shootings. If only one person in that theatre had been armed, many of those who died may have only been injured. Still, there is no such thing as perfect security, but there is a natural order in this world that allows for people to protect themselves and hopefully others. If that means a firearm is in the hands of the public, why not? There is no need for everyone to arm themselves per se, but you cannot take a persons right away to protect themselves. There are bad guys with guns, and the solution is good guys with guns. It is that simple.
Of course, if you choose not to carry openly or concealed, as being humans a part of the society as a whole, you must assume no matter of your beliefs, that there will always be a risk, great and small.
It's a tough subject to discuss, since it's so touchy. I believe in the right to bear arms. The fact that some people think gun control laws will help us in any way is absurd. Do you really think a criminal is going to say to themselves "Hmm, guns seem to be illegal. Guess I won't use one in my (illegal) crime." Criminals don't follow laws; that would be why they are called criminals. Even if they didn't use guns, there are so many ways to kill someone! You can kill someone with your bare hands, does that mean the government should come to everyone's house and cut everyone's hands off? (This is probably very sporadic but I feel strongly about this issue, so.)
The government is not trying- nor should it be- to ban guns. Just regulate them.
An argument I hear quite a bit is similar to this. "Cars kill people too. Should we ban all cars?"
No. But in order to drive a car, you must be registered. You must have a license plate to make it identifiable. You must be able to prove you know how to drive the car and that you're physically capable of doing so. You must have a sticker that proves the car is in working order. And you must observe safety precautions while riding or driving in it. Also, you don't need a monster truck to take a road trip in, and you don't need a formula one racecar to get to school.
Funnily enough, I've never heard anyone complaining about how the government is trying to take away oru freedom when they make car laws.
Our, not oru. Sorry.