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Old 14th January 2014, 01:26 PM   #166
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Originally Posted by tyr_13 View Post
There would be violent insurrection. You seem to be content that people who resist such laws as already being criminals and not worth worrying about. The fact is that a lot of good people would die on all sides, a lot more than do now. It would make the prohibition of alcohol look like a simple, bloodless thing. It would be massively costly in money and blood.
You really think so? That NRA slogan, "From my cold dead hands" isn't just hyperbole?

If you are right, it doesn't say anything complementary about gun owners. It paints them as radical zealots. If they are willing to fight and die to protect their guns, I want to get them unarmed even more.

I guess I have more faith in my fellow men than that scenario illustrates.
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