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pallidin

Iowa granting gun permits to the blind.

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I could not believe it when I read the story. But, apparently it's true.

An amusing(or disturbing) qoute from the article:

“When you shoot a gun, you take it out and point and shoot, and I don't necessarily think eyesight is necessary,” said Michael Barber, who is blind, as he examined a gun using only his hands at a Bass Pro Shop in Altoona last month.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/09/08/iowa-granting-gun-permits-to-blind/#ixzz2eKAJBCBe

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Im sure this wont become a problem, all blind people are essentially Daredevil, right?

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Im all for people having guns but I even have to admit this is alittel far

Edit: here is a quote from the article

"Some insist blind people can be taught to use guns, and blocking any visually impaired person from obtaining a weapons permit would violate the Americans with Disabilities Act."

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/09/08/iowa-granting-gun-permits-to-blind/#ixzz2eKCkKvlq

So that must be were the logic stems from

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Person being mugged: Please help me!

Blind person with gun: OK, bang, bang, bang.

Blind person with gun: Did I stop the mugger?

Person being mugged: No, you shot me and my children you idiot.

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If having a gun is a right, as some always claim, I fail to see the big squealing about this.

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If having a gun is a right, as some always claim, I fail to see the big squealing about this.

Read post #4. Of course you may just being sarcastic.

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Read post #4. Of course you may just being sarcastic.

If any brain amputated, irresponsible and incapable of handling a gun can have one I fail to see the big scandal in giving one to a blind person.

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