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Should Gun control be allowed?

Yes
120
52%
No
83
36%
Other (please explain)
27
12%
 
Total votes : 230

Re: Gun Control

Unread postby Shikanosuke » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:57 pm

Virginie wrote:Just stating my opinion because I vote Other on the poll:

I believe there must be a proper check of the person who is going to buy firearms. People who passed the check should be allowed to carry their weapons freely, but others who failed should be strictly forbidden to do so.

That's all.


I wish proper checks would matter.
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Re: Gun Control

Unread postby SunXia » Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:43 pm

Yeah there seems to be a blatant disregard for safety with it. I almost shed tears when I hear of children getting access to their parents guns and harming themselves and siblings and friends.

I still dislike guns.
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Re: Gun Control

Unread postby Sakae Wu » Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:42 am

Virginie wrote:Just stating my opinion because I vote Other on the poll:

I believe there must be a proper check of the person who is going to buy firearms. People who passed the check should be allowed to carry their weapons freely, but others who failed should be strictly forbidden to do so.

That's all.


I wasn't sure if this is advocating open carry, but unless you're on a hunting trip I just can't see civilians having visable guns in publc areas a good idea.

Open carry along with "Stand your ground" laws is a tragedy waiting to happen.

Way to easy to access guns in the states imo. And this is coming from an ex USN gunners mate.
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Re: Gun Control

Unread postby Qin Feng » Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:24 pm

I don't think guns should be allowed. The police force and the like should be the only ones to hold weapons and keep order, no one else. I don't think the pro gun argument on being able to defend democracy against tyranny is a very compelling one. In fact, I think it's an awful argument. My country had to defend democracy against tyranny, and thus the republican defenders and democrats gave guns to the people. Sounds good for propaganda materials, but the decision to give guns to the common folk was a terrible one, and only made the communists and anarchists seize land for themselves. Chances are, if you're not in the army, you're probably not equipped or trained well enough to face real soldiers.
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Re: Gun Control

Unread postby neocz » Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:04 am

It's very important to understand that having this kind of thing in your custody will risking your family life and also you put yourself in danger because it may possible change your attitude and behaviour you feel strong and uncontrolled if some cases happen.
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Re: Gun Control

Unread postby Kongde » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:07 pm

"The defense of one's self, justly called the primary law of nature, is not, nor can it be abrogated by any regulation of municipal law."


I agree. However, do you need rocket launchers, tanks, and sub-machine guns to protect yourself? Are you fighting against an entire army???? And if so, your death is almost inevitable regardless if you are but one man. There needs to be a line drawn somewhere. To protect yourself, a simple gun will do the trick. Pistol, shotgun, hunting rifle even. But does anybody really need an automatic or semi-automatic weapon with large clips? Literally the only thing a large-clip automatic weapon is used for is killing mass amounts of people in short amounts of time. At that point, I could hardly call that self defense. It is more suited a weapon of war.

So I believe in gun regulation. I wouldn't mind no-guns, but America would melt down if that idea was even so much as proposed so we'll have to settle for what we can get and minimize possible damages done.

The main argument as Qin Feng mentioned was to protect against the government. But let me remind you that the US government is funded 800 billion a year, they have drones, they have tanks, they have missiles, they have weapons you probably haven't even heard of, one of the largest armies, and absolutely the most well-funded army in the world by an enormous shot. I don't care how stockpiled you are. You stand no chance against the government. Perhaps that argument would hold water if the military wasn't overly funded to the degree it is, but we've allowed the military to be so grossly overfunded that you practically don't stand a chance.
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