Originally Posted by Boulle
IMO they should ban guns in the states, i mean i know it's in the constitution and all that but why have one? it's not necessary. In texas you can walk round with one on your belt can't you? whats that all about! got a worry that a cashier might short change you or what?
Farmers need a gun to protect their animals but the general public? i don't agree.
I do know that most gun crimes i read about are committed with illegal guns but allowing people of a certain age to own a gun when they are probably not even able to have a drink legally is crazy.
Protect your home and land with a gun then eh! can't you just use a baseball bat?
Stabbing deaths in the uk are at the highest point in history. Stabbing injuries are astronomical. That's coming from your own government's numbers.
ban Knives god damnit, I mean I understand needing a butter knife for your butter but damn.
Originally Posted by Skyfall
I think all these conditions are 100% acceptable. I'm actually worried in the wording; were mentally disturbed individuals allowed to own weapons before?
I also don't consider the fact that the government will turn on me like '1984'. I'm considering the fact that an assault rifle is too powerful for a semi-trained civilian to be holding. I don't see a defense to have automatic assault rifles in 'defense against a tyrannical state'.
The mentally ill shouldn't be allowed to have guns, Who decides who is mentally ill and who is sane? People put far to much faith in the gubment to "take care of them" they're people who fuck up on average about twice as much as people who aren't part of them.
You should very much consider 1984... Orwell wasn't talking out of his ass when he wrote it. You say you were military, you should remember back to the oath you took about protecting the people
from enemies both foreign and domestic. The people that came up with the oaths you guys take also were not talking out of their ass. They lived through a government turning on them, they knew how possible it was. Things really haven't changed all that much since where what we're talking about is concerned.