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Mass shooting in Las Vegas. 50+ dead
RE: Mass shooting in Las Vegas. 50+ dead
(October 7, 2017 at 1:30 am)Isis Wrote: The laws on certain firearms (and other potentially offensive weapons) are about to get stricter here in the UK. I haven’t quite made up my mind on how I feel about this yet.

Quote:moving two firearms (.50 calibre and certain rapid firing rifles) from the general licensing arrangements to the stricter provisions of section 5 of the Firearms Act 1968

Quote:The Home Office will consult on legislative proposals to restrict the online sale of knives so they cannot be delivered to a private residential address and must instead be collected at a place where age ID can be checked.

Quote:updating the current legislation on the definition of flick knives

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/home-...ve-weapons

Australia has one too many mass shootings and they crack down. Since then, the last time I checked they are still an open and free society.

Our problem in America isn't a lack of guns, but a flooded market and ease of access.
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RE: Mass shooting in Las Vegas. 50+ dead
(October 7, 2017 at 1:54 am)Brian37 Wrote: Australia has one too many mass shootings and they crack down. Since then, the last time I checked they are still an open and free society.

Our problem in America isn't a lack of guns, but a flooded market and ease of access.

Hey, that’s your opinion and I respect it.

I am not looking to get into a debate about gun control.
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RE: Mass shooting in Las Vegas. 50+ dead
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RE: Mass shooting in Las Vegas. 50+ dead
(October 7, 2017 at 2:02 am)Minimalist Wrote: [Image: 01-gun-nut-cartoon.jpg]

Holy shit Minn, I grew up with "Safeway" grocery stores. I didn't know they still existed. How old is this cartoon?

Not that it matters, but, we have to fear the big bad government while saying cops lives matter and support the military.

GUUUUNZ GUUUNZ WE NEED MORE GUUUNZ!
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RE: Mass shooting in Las Vegas. 50+ dead
He better be careful in isle 7 because the bean shoots!
No God, No fear.
Know God, Know fear.
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RE: Mass shooting in Las Vegas. 50+ dead
(October 7, 2017 at 1:58 am)Isis Wrote:
(October 7, 2017 at 1:54 am)Brian37 Wrote: Australia has one too many mass shootings and they crack down. Since then, the last time I checked they are still an open and free society.

Our problem in America isn't a lack of guns, but a flooded market and ease of access.

Hey, that’s your opinion and I respect it.

I am not looking to get into a debate about gun control.


[bold mine]  Just as well.  As far as I can tell, the USian debate over gun control ended after the Sandy Hook butchery.  Once you lot decided that the shooting of TWENTY LITTLE CHILDREN was bearable, any possibility of 'debate' was over forever.

Boru
‘Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.’ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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RE: Mass shooting in Las Vegas. 50+ dead
(October 6, 2017 at 10:47 pm)Hammy Wrote: Defending from guns with guns

Actually, I'm more worried about the critters where I live. The few neighbors I have out here are decent folk.

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RE: Mass shooting in Las Vegas. 50+ dead
(October 7, 2017 at 7:31 am)Thumpalumpacus Wrote:
(October 6, 2017 at 10:47 pm)Hammy Wrote: Defending from guns with guns

Actually, I'm more worried about the critters where I live. The few neighbors I have out here are decent folk.

True. There is no good reason to ban a tool just because it has been abused. But make sure it's used as a tool, not a toy or an object to further fuel paranoia.
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RE: Mass shooting in Las Vegas. 50+ dead
(October 7, 2017 at 1:47 am)Isis Wrote:
(October 7, 2017 at 1:37 am)Hammy Wrote: Stricter? I thought 100% of firearms were already illegal here lol.

Nope. It is easy enough to get a license as long as you have a good enough reason, aren’t suffering from mental health problems and don’t have convictions for a violent offence.

That's fucked up. Considering the police don't even carry them why are the civilians allowed them? Makes no sense.

(October 7, 2017 at 7:46 am)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote: True. There is no good reason to ban a tool just because it has been abused.

But this dangerous "tool" doesn't have a non-dangerous use.

And why don't you tell it like it is and call it a "weapon".

Boru
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RE: Mass shooting in Las Vegas. 50+ dead
(October 7, 2017 at 8:18 am)Hammy Wrote:
(October 7, 2017 at 1:47 am)Isis Wrote: Nope. It is easy enough to get a license as long as you have a good enough reason, aren’t suffering from mental health problems and don’t have convictions for a violent offence.

That's fucked up. Considering the police don't even carry them why are the civilians allowed them? Makes no sense.

(October 7, 2017 at 7:46 am)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote: True. There is no good reason to ban a tool just because it has been abused.

But this dangerous "tool" doesn't have a non-dangerous use.

And why don't you tell it like it is and call it a "weapon".

Boru

I use them to weed coyotes. They're a useful tool for that. I also have a .50 cal. heavy machine gun, useful for busting engine blocks and rendering vehicles immobile. That's a weapon. You have to know guns to talk intelligently about their uses.
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