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Guns are part of the American identity


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#1    Simbi Laveau

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:37 AM

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One or my cats was named Harry Callahan . Why,because he was so cool.Why,because he kicked butt with his gun .

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:00 AM

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:09 AM

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You can accused Church for it but that doesnt have anything with church. There are many christhian countries where you dont have what you have in USA.

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:09 AM

When I was about 11 yrs old my folks took me to Montana. We went to a realators office to as my folks were buying some land. On his desk was a remington colt 45. I thought that was so cool at that age. Remember this was 1983 and there was no issue about that we being canucks and all eh.  Guns where normal just not hand guns. I always wanted one till I realized they are for movies and wana be dirty hairys.  Yes I did that on purpose.

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:18 AM

View Postthe L, on 21 December 2012 - 06:09 AM, said:

You can accused Church for it but that doesnt have anything with church. There are many christhian countries where you dont have what you have in USA.
No one is accusing anyone. *snip*

Edited by libstaK, 21 December 2012 - 10:34 PM.
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Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:51 AM

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Guns remain a potent symbol of freedom and democracy, especially for those who mistrust the government.

That's the key sentence there.
These Americans think of themselves as vigilantes. Having to take matters into their own hands. The cause of a lot of problems.
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Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:00 AM

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Guns are part of the American identity

I think it is that violence are a part of the American identity.
With the worlds highest prison population something most be wrong.

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:18 AM

I love this post. American gun culture is just fine. Its the rest that are messed up. And yeah even the inner cities have the right to be armed. It is the 2nd Amendment and they are not in prison. Taking your gun away for life is a new phenemon.


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Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:21 AM

View PostAsteroidX, on 21 December 2012 - 08:18 AM, said:

I love this post. American gun culture is just fine. Its the rest that are messed up. And yeah even the inner cities have the right to be armed. It is the 2nd Amendment and they are not in prison. Taking your gun away for life is a new phenemon.


No, being born with the right to have one is the new phenemon as you say.

Edited by The Silver Thong, 21 December 2012 - 08:22 AM.

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:50 AM

Thats complete hyperbole. Do you understand what an inalienable right is ? Obviously I can back this with more information and leaks so If youd like to continuie start to produce legal information or let me know thats just your opinion.

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:52 AM

What if my rights are not to have to suffer at an others due to them having a damn gun.

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:03 AM

That is likely only a state law. which actually is suppose to hold more weight then federal law. which by the way does not include the constitution. Regardless you are protected legally from that scenario. The Federal government already took away that right however and now Federal trumps State Law. Like in the glory that is our Constuitution going through the paper shredder and soon we wont even be able to have a conversation about any of this. and alot of other thionghs that might be deemed controversial.


I am still requesting some type of factoid or link that vaidates your points legally


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Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:58 AM

View PostThe Silver Thong, on 21 December 2012 - 08:52 AM, said:

What if my rights are not to have to suffer at an others due to them having a damn gun.

That's not an amendment unfortunately .



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Posted 21 December 2012 - 10:08 AM

America also has the highest rate of Gun related homicide in the world - which I suppose is cool to.

America the  hard man who sorts out his problems with bullets, I wonder why the world is in a near perpetual state of colonial wars :td:

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 10:53 AM

The Colonial reference although spot on is not the fault of the average American. Anyone voted in would have continued that policy. So yeah. sorry about that. Honestly from a homefront perspective a vast majority of even the soldiers would rather be doing better things then being overseas.





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