I supposed if you load it first....
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I supposed if you load it first....
Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse or Rapture....whichever comes first.
She is right, carrying an unloaded gun is one of the most dangerous weapons around. The bad guy can take if off you and beat you on the head with it until you are on the floor bleeding to death.
Always Fight Crime - Shoot back until it stops.
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A Gun without Ammo is called a door stop.
If, when debating someone of a different viewpoint than ourselves, we often observe the "principle of charity," meaning we interpret our opponent's argument in the most favorable light before we attack it. Of course, as we know, most of the opponents we face rarely show this much civility. Nonetheless...
In this case, even if we give her the benefit of the doubt and say she probably meant "unloaded" in the sense that, "the man who shot himself THOUGHT the gun was unloaded," there is still this question of what on God's Green Earth she could possibly have meant by, even if it's unloaded it "still presents a threat." I think she would probably crumble if asked to explain why an unloaded gun is any more of a threat than a maglite, a pair of scissors or a small rock.
Of course, the principle of charity sort of presumes that we can understand our opponent's statement to be rational, which in this case, it clearly is not.
OMG ... now that's funny.
"Government is not the solution to our problem; government IS the problem". - Ronald Reagan 1981
Well that was educational. Ive been such a fool buying all that expensive ammo since according to her my firearms would have worked as well without ammo!!!! Who knew???? Wonder if I can get a refund on my unused ammo???
I want to invite her over to dinner at my house and put an empty dinner plate down in front of her.
And then I'll tell her that she can still gain a lot of weight by eating all of the food that isn't on her plate.
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And to think, someone voted for these people.
NEVER point a gun at something you are not prepared to destroy!
AND for GODS sake, get your finger off the trigger until you are ready to squeeze the trigger!
Usually my gun doesn't go off until it's had a coupla drinks under the belt,but there have been a few times it went off plain sober,so I gotta keep my eye on it
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .
Oh dear lord. If an unloaded gun is dangerous and a threat then my loaded one is a serial killer waiting to take it's next victim. Duke we must never allow are guns to go out on a date there is no telling what they would do.
"A first rate man with a third rate gun is far better than the other way around". The gun is a tool, you are the craftsman that makes it work. There are those who say "if I had to do it, I could" yet they never go out and train to do it. Don't let stupid be your mindset. Harryball 2013
"There's been a lot of people that have been shot by an unloaded gun ..."
- Sandy Sheedy, former member of City Council, Sacramento, CA
She must know something we don't ... such as what sort of tests they perform when they abduct you.
Bliss-ninnies unite! Go after those heinous unloaded weapons as the vehicles of harm we all wish they would be.
Proof again that you can't fix stupid.
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I think it should be mandatory for anti gun people to take a gun safety course and actually fire a weapon prior to being allowed media coverage.
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Ya mean I don't have to buy bullets?
Im going to give her the benefit of the doubt here. I think, HOPE rather for the sake of her looking like a total moron.. is that she ment.. "UNLOADED WEAPON"..
So as to say, the own thought or said the gun was unloaded and low and behold it wasn't.