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Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby jdege on Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:41 pm

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/opinion/stop-lying-about-gun-control/ar-AAGOtCo
Stop Lying About Gun Control
Charles M. Blow
Beto O’Rourke has easily emerged as my favorite presidential candidate on the issue of gun control.

He has done so because he is speaking openly, passionately and honestly about what he would like to do to stem our epidemic of gun violence, a stance that is surprisingly rare in my estimation.

I long ago tired of hearing politicians who are supposed to be in favor of smarter gun laws and reducing American gun deaths and injuries pull their punches so as not to upset the gun lobby and gun lobbyists.

Among other things, O’Rourke’s “gun safety” plan includes declaring gun violence a public health emergency, creating a national gun licensing system and registry, requiring universal background checks, implementing red flag laws and banning “the manufacturing, sale and possession of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.”
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby Rip Van Winkle on Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:36 am

Yes, I would encourage all candidates to stop lying about gun control also.
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby Lumpy on Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:35 am

O' Rourke also wants a mandatory buy-back of all semi-automatic "assault weapons". Which led one wag to say "I did a background check on the prospective buyer and found a long history of violence".
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby Grayskies on Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:11 am

It's not a buy back, the government never owned the guns so they can't buy them back. It is taking our guns by force and giving us back some money they took from us.
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby Rip Van Winkle on Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:37 pm

Grayskies wrote:It's not a buy back, the government never owned the guns so they can't buy them back. It is taking our guns by force and giving us back some money they took from us.

"Buy back" sounds much less UnConstitutional than confiscation.
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby Grayskies on Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:11 pm

Rip Van Winkle wrote:
Grayskies wrote:It's not a buy back, the government never owned the guns so they can't buy them back. It is taking our guns by force and giving us back some money they took from us.

"Buy back" sounds much less UnConstitutional than confiscation.

An almost Orwellian difference.
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby Rip Van Winkle on Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:15 pm

Grayskies wrote:
Rip Van Winkle wrote:
Grayskies wrote:It's not a buy back, the government never owned the guns so they can't buy them back. It is taking our guns by force and giving us back some money they took from us.

"Buy back" sounds much less UnConstitutional than confiscation.

An almost Orwellian difference.

Nothing almost about it.
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby Rip Van Winkle on Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:16 pm

dupe
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby Holland&Holland on Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:50 pm

Rip Van Winkle wrote:Yes, I would encourage all candidates to stop lying about gun control also.

I don’t know that O’Rourke is lying. Seems pretty forthright in how he plans to infringe on your rights.
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby BigBlue on Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:44 am

Another take on the original subject:

http://www.michaelzwilliamson.com/blog/ ... itemid=270

Makes a lot of good points about the hypocrisy and misguided nature of anti-gunners.
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby daleamn on Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:45 pm

In my opinion the article BigBlue links above is really good. It's short and too the point and it exposes some of the lies the gun control people CONSTANTLY spew even though they KNOW they're lies!!! Thanks for posting the link.
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby Uffdaphil on Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:03 am

Can’t be much more honest than Beto last night.

“Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,” he said, on television, on the Democratic Party debate stage, for all to hear and see. “We’re not going to allow them to be used against fellow Americans anymore.”
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby Grayskies on Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:39 pm

Even Biden is for confiscation.
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Re: Stop Lying About Gun Control

Postby Holland&Holland on Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:39 pm

Uffdaphil wrote:Can’t be much more honest than Beto last night.

“Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,” he said, on television, on the Democratic Party debate stage, for all to hear and see. “We’re not going to allow them to be used against fellow Americans anymore.”

Yup, no doubt where he stands.
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