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Fuck it, legalize it all!

Post by Cloverlief » Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:38 pm

Don't people die of cancer? So why should murder be illegal because people die anyway!! People fall and hurt themselves, even break limbs and are often in severe pain, so why should torture be illegal. People are going to get hurt anyway!! It is PEOPLE not the murder or tortures fault, PEOPLE murder and torture.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:45 pm

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Post by sparks » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:22 am

She's on airplane glue again.... :) Welcome back anyway.
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Re: Fuck it, legalize it all!

Post by ed » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:27 am

Guess she was triggered
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Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:39 am

Is this an April fools thing? It's already 4/1 over here.

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Post by Cloverlief » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:43 am

sparks wrote:She's on airplane glue again.... :) Welcome back anyway.
Yeah, I am not the one who insists deadly weapons are just like cars and cellphone.
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Post by Cloverlief » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:44 am

Anaxagoras wrote:Is this an April fools thing? It's already 4/1 over here.

Hi Chani
No, it is pure sarcasm to people who say when gun control is brought up, "Well x kills x number of people too" and "guns don't kill, people kill."

Last year almost 40,000 people were killed with guns. And 1, ONE, of those 40,000 was my beloved child.
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Post by Cloverlief » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:45 am

ed wrote:Guess she was triggered
By selfish idiots and people who make false comparisons, yes. And being "triggered" is not a bad thing. I am triggered by people who resist sensible gun control legislation and compare it to other things. I am triggered because last year almost 40,000 people in the US alone were killed by guns and ONE of those people was my child, my beautiful, bright, quirky, wonderful child.

I have never been a fan of guns, and now I am even less of one. I have always supported sensible gun control, and I still do, but I would be perfectly okay if all guns were banned as well.
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Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:00 am

I see. It's a terrible thing. I have no words that could help. There are no words to say except I'm so sorry for your loss. And I'll just leave it at that.
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Post by Mentat » Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:17 am

Same
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Post by shemp » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:28 am

It may be true that people kill people, but guns make it a fuckload easier to kill people. Fewer guns, fewer people kill people, and fewer people get killed.
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Post by sparks » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:36 am

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sparks wrote:She's on airplane glue again.... :) Welcome back anyway.
Yeah, I am not the one who insists deadly weapons are just like cars and cellphone.
Neither am I. Condolences on your loss.
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Post by Cloverlief » Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:00 am

shemp wrote:It may be true that people kill people, but guns make it a fuckload easier to kill people. Fewer guns, fewer people kill people, and fewer people get killed.
Exactly my point. My original post was pure sarcasm.
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Post by WildCat » Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:04 am

shemp wrote:It may be true that people kill people, but guns make it a fuckload easier to kill people. Fewer guns, fewer people kill people, and fewer people get killed.
Simply not true. If it were the USA would have by far the highest murder and suicide rates in the world. And Chicago would have the lowest murder rate in Illinois.

And neither is remotely true.

Chani I'm truly sorry for your loss, but gun bans are not the answer.
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Post by Cloverlief » Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:07 am

WildCat wrote:
shemp wrote:It may be true that people kill people, but guns make it a fuckload easier to kill people. Fewer guns, fewer people kill people, and fewer people get killed.
Simply not true. If it were the USA would have by far the highest murder and suicide rates in the world. And Chicago would have the lowest murder rate in Illinois.

And neither is remotely true.

Chani I'm truly sorry for your loss, but gun bans are not the answer.
I disagree completely. Other countries that have instituted gun bans and strict gun control show that it does work and the gun death decreases dramatically.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:40 pm

Cloverlief wrote:... gun death ...
In the UK they also have knife control laws after what happened when they banned guns.

https://www.gov.uk/buying-carrying-knives

Now acid attacks are common.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/ ... new-record

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In Sweden the big problem is now grenade attacks. Yes, grenades.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/03/worl ... nades.html

Conclusion: Guns are not the underlying problem.
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Post by Skeeve » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:52 pm

Cloverlief wrote:
WildCat wrote:
shemp wrote:It may be true that people kill people, but guns make it a fuckload easier to kill people. Fewer guns, fewer people kill people, and fewer people get killed.
Simply not true. If it were the USA would have by far the highest murder and suicide rates in the world. And Chicago would have the lowest murder rate in Illinois.

And neither is remotely true.

Chani I'm truly sorry for your loss, but gun bans are not the answer.
I disagree completely. Other countries that have instituted gun bans and strict gun control show that it does work and the gun death decreases dramatically.
My condolences also...


Yet at least one other country has huge percentage of gun ownership, and low gun violence.
Switzerland has a stunningly high rate of gun ownership — here's why it doesn't have mass shootings
Switzerland hasn't had a mass shooting since 2001, when a man stormed the local parliament in Zug, killing 14 people and then himself.

The country has about 2 million privately owned guns in a nation of 8.3 million people. In 2016, the country had 47 homicides with firearms. The country's overall murder rate is near zero.
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Switzerland is obsessed with getting shooting right. Every year, it holds a shooting contest for kids aged 13 to 17.
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Zurich's Knabenschiessen is a traditional annual festival that dates back to the 1600s.
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Having an armed citizenry helped keep the Swiss neutral for more than 200 years.
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Many Swiss see gun ownership as part of a patriotic duty to protect their homeland.
Yes, you may consider an easily defended country in mountains to be an anomaly, perhaps it is...

It is an example though.
Then Skank Of America could start in...

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Post by Mentat » Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:28 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Conclusion: Guns are not the underlying problem.
Correct, what's the missing piece? Extensive radicalization.
It's "pea-can", man.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:36 pm

Mentat wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:Conclusion: Guns are not the underlying problem.
Correct, what's the missing piece? Extensive radicalization.
Schools that inculcate despair.
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Post by Mentat » Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:38 pm

Look at you trying to shift the blame. There is no shred of evidence schools are responsible for breeding shooters.
It's "pea-can", man.

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