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    Lets see if we can shame people into opposing the NRA in order to weaken it.  If we can achieve that, then we will finally be able to impose our will upon these people and cram the restrictions we want down their very throats.

    Apparently, CNN reports that as of about two weeks ago, there have been 500,000 new members joining the NRA since the Conn shooting, bringing their total to roughly 4.5 million.

    I am one of those.  I have been a gun owner with a concealed carry permit for a lot longer.  It wasn't until the screaming for gun bans in the wake of that incident that I felt it necessary to add my $35 to that of these other half a million Americans.  My purpose in doing so was nothing more than to oppose and stop the bans by any means necessary.  Background checks, enforcing laws, dealing with societal poverty, and a myriad of other things are and were fine, but no, the Left had to jump into the wacky end of the pool and start screaming for bans.

    •  Bully for you. (0+ / 0-)

      The only "bans" the left is interested in are on assault weapons and munitions, and no apologies for it.  

      You think you need the right to have a weapon of mass murder, and I think I have a right to be free from that threat.  So we'll see where it goes.

      However, make no mistake about it, I find your need to arm yourself to the teeth to be crazy, as you find my need for a more peaceful, less violent society to be "wacky."

      "A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues." Theodore Roosevelt.

      by StellaRay on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 04:21:08 PM PST

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