Americans Want Guns

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    Americans Want Guns

    Sixty-nine percent say if they were in a situation similar to Bostonians, they would want a gun in their house.
    Full Article: Fox News poll: During a manhunt, 69 percent of voters want a gun | Fox News

    The remaining 31% are either liars or deceived.
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    It's an amazingly simple concept, almost common sense: if a person that has proven themselves to be a killer, including a cop killer, is roaming your neighborhood with a gun, any reasonable person wants some means available to defend yourself.

    So simple a cave man could do it.
    I'm in favor of gun control -- I think every citizen should have control of a gun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmacque View Post
    So simple a liberal could do it.
    Fixed.
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    The problem with these polls is the same as with polls taken right after Sandy Hook and Aurora. Emotions run high in one direction or the other. The anti's had their run after those shootings, now we get the flip side. I would be willing to bet that in six months, barring any other influencing incident, those numbers will drop.

    I am not saying this poll is a "bad" thing. Good press is always welcome. We just need to be realistic and understand that knee-jerk poll data is not very reliable.
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    I don't want a gun, all I want now is ammo to go in the ones I have!
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    The efforts of the gun control lobby have backfired big time. From the record sales figures, more Americans have more guns and larger supplies of ammunition than ever before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RightsEroding View Post
    Full Article: Fox News poll: During a manhunt, 69 percent of voters want a gun | Fox News

    The remaining 31% are either liars or deceived.
    Je je, I don't want a gun, I want a 12 ga shotgun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RightsEroding View Post
    Full Article: Fox News poll: During a manhunt, 69 percent of voters want a gun | Fox News

    The remaining 31% are either liars or deceived.
    Or wanted a friend with a gun to protect them
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    Those that do not want guns firmly believe that LE will be there to save them or if they are "nice" to the bad guy they will be left alone. They are in denial.



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    Sunshine, cloudy, rain, snow, breezy, children playing in the street, community pic-nic, yard sale, it don't matter the climate, I want a gun with me for protection.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmacque View Post
    It's an amazingly simple concept, almost common sense: if a person that has proven themselves to be a killer, including a cop killer, is roaming your neighborhood with a gun, any reasonable person wants some means available to defend yourself.

    So simple a cave man could do it.
    Maybe we should press our legislators right now to allow National Reciprocity in light of the terrorist actions in Boston.
    Why not use a page from their playbook?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmacque View Post
    It's an amazingly simple concept, almost common sense: if a person that has proven themselves to be a killer, including a cop killer, is roaming your neighborhood with a gun, any reasonable person wants some means available to defend yourself.

    So simple a cave man could do it.
    The problem with that is that it actually is common sense, not a knee-jerk emotional reaction. Some people's complete emotional fear of guns simply cannot be overcome, even in the face of a dangerous situation where the use of a firearm could save their lives.

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