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  •  BTW, you know that hand guns were once illegal in (1+ / 0-)
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    NY?  Gun control in the US is an old, not new, practice.

    202-224-3121 to Congress in D.C. USE it! You can tell how big a person is by what it takes to discourage them. "We're not perfect, but they're nuts."--Barney Frank 01/02/2012

    by cany on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 09:19:23 PM PST

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    •  Yes, I do. Handguns are still illegal in NYC (2+ / 0-)
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      cany, DefendOurConstitution

      but the DC decision has that in jeopardy as well. I am in favor of these bans, not against. I would not want to ban rifles and shotguns in the entire nation; I would want to ban them in NYC and other municipalities that would benefit from banning.

      “liberals are the people who think that cruelty is the worst thing that we do” --Richard Rorty Also, I moved from NYC, so my username is inaccurate.

      by jeff in nyc on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 09:29:30 PM PST

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