The ban for assault weapons ends tonight at midnight!

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Johnny, Sep 13, 2004.

  1. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    The Ban for assault weopons ends tonight at midnight .. There are nineteen guns in the category. They will officially be legal. Congress is doing to nothing to stop this either ..

    More info can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,132184,00.html

    This is sad .. Very sad .. I agree with the right to bare arms, but to be lagally owning a ak47 is not good ..
     
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  2. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User


    not heard about this :) , not exactly a good idea really :eek:
     
  3. PseudoKiller

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    yeah it is shameful that they ban assault weapons since they are used in less that 1% of crimes. Yet I can still by a hand gun and I have to wait 10 days (only 5 days if I have already registered a weapons before) Pffft.... priorities.
     
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  4. Nick M

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    I don't mind owning an Kalashnikov...used to :p
     
  5. ThePatriot

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    If you investigate, you'll see the ban didn't do much as far as lower crime, and all the gun manufacturers had to do was a little cosmetic tweaking and the guns were good to go. Does it really matter if you have one 30 rd magazine or 3 10 rd ones? You're going to do the same amount of damage. I don't see military style rifles as demons. If you're going to blow someones head off, you'll do it with whatever is handy, an AK, a .303, or your trusty pump 12 guage(my defensive weapon of choice). Legally owning an AK is ok, it usually means you're a law-abiding citizen. Criminals don't usually go down to the local gun shop and register their weapons, and they'll get them regardless.
     
  6. Lucky sods, not allowed any form of automatic weapon here in England :(
    Was nice living in SA, and having a dad in the army...
     
  7. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    *Shakes head in bewilderment*
    Sometimes I just feel so lucky I'm not an American.

    No offence guys.
     
  8. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    agree with you patriot.
     
  9. PseudoKiller

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    was waiting for someone to start this.... never fails.
     
  10. ThePatriot

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    Well, at least he said "no offence" !
     
  11. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    There's always one that will say something like that.Doesn't matter where you live,guns are everywhere.
    Everyday over here you hear on the news about someone being shot and injured or killed.
     
  12. PseudoKiller

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    I wasnt offended... just not surprised. Seems that when someone is in dissagreement with something in the USA it becomes a question of being an American and not just about whatever is mentioned. As if being an American is defined by the ability to own an assult weapon.
     
  13. Petros

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    Lol...Excellent thought! I applaud :D

    Good find on the news story, Johnny.
     
  14. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    Well you obviously have never been to Stamford Hill, Hackney, Homerton, Brixton, Peckham, Deptford or New cross then, they are standard issue amongst the criminals there.

    Be careful out there people it's an evil World!
     
  15. ThePatriot

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    I know, I was just joking...I forgot to put the :p character in. You are SO correct in your last sentence. I love being stereotyped...it makes my whole day! :D
     
  16. Teddy

    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

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    No...they steal them from those that do.
     
  17. ThePatriot

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    I can't justify that being a reason to ban them. Realistically, they'll get them no matter what. See Lee's post above.
     
  18. GMeagle86

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    Same here. The ban really wasn't that effective.
     
  19. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    I didn't think of it the way you guys put it. I guess in the case of thinking that way. It won't be that bad. I am curious to see how the NRA feels about it ..
     
  20. LordOfLA

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    okay now they legalized those sorts of things over there you know who the rest of the workd wants you to go use them on I trust :D

    Have fun with your new toys (just dont blow your fence to pieces with the other half around)