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  •  you will note I advocated tightening the (1+ / 0-)
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    CA wildwoman

    vetting process perhaps with a 3 day waiting period for a more detailed investigation.  If you have other suggestions, I would welcome them as this issue is an ever evolving question for me.  The question of jettisoning the entire system leaves the question of what system will replace it and how that system will be superior.
    Thank you for your civil response

    •  When I lived in Cali, there was a 10 day waiting (12+ / 0-)

      period, presumably so they could do a background check on me. I didn't find that to be much of an inconvenience. But then I'm not a homocidal maniac, just a guy who likes to shoot clay, paper and the occasional rodent that escapes my dog's clutches. I can't see why anyone would have a problem with the authorities taking time to be sure you're not an identified murderous nutter of some sort.

      "Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens," -Friedrich Schiller "Against Stupidity, the Gods themselves contend in Vain"

      by pengiep on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 11:39:46 AM PST

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      •  I could even see a 30 day waiting period for (3+ / 0-)
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        SoCalSal, CA wildwoman, m00finsan

        some weapons but then I am trying to sort out possible solutions which is not nearly as much fun as some other things.
        Heck I have not even shot a rodent in 20 years.  My last victim was a pie pan hung on a tree.  

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