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February 19, 2013

The paranoia and ignorance regarding gun regulation exhibited in letters and subsequent comments in your paper is alarming....

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Tedeaux

Feb-19-13 4:07 AM

Its not too hard to understand the dangers involved with taking away our constitutional right own firearms if you know anything about how the Nazi party came in to power in Germany.

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Tedeaux

Feb-19-13 4:07 AM

Its not too hard to understand the dangers involved with taking away our constitutional right own firearms if you know anything about how the Nazi party came in to power in Germany.

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gavinf56

Feb-19-13 5:21 AM

"The paranoia and ignorance regarding gun regulation exhibited in letters and subsequent comments in your paper is alarming." - Ron Kamzelski

Something tells me Ron doesn't see the irony of this statement and his letter.

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Bufftrev1

Feb-19-13 6:01 AM

Amen, Ron..

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idiottwo

Feb-19-13 6:35 AM

are you any different than those you appose? Seems you are intolerant of another's view and your colorful discriptions of others show just how extreme you too are.

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CMReeder

Feb-19-13 9:02 AM

"Its not too hard to understand the dangers involved with taking away our constitutional right own firearms if you know anything about how the Nazi party came in to power in Germany."

The Nazis did not disarm the public. They came into power because they were voted into power.

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CMReeder

Feb-19-13 9:03 AM

Good letter by the way.

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enigma

Feb-19-13 9:04 AM

This would be a good letter if anything in it were true or even believable, but it is totally bereft of any reasonable thought. Everything in it turns logic on its head. The wild predictions he talks about are based on history and they have never been "self-fulfilling profecy". The idea that telling people that an item will be taken from them is a great selling point is just ridiculous. History tells us that regulation and registration of guns is always followed by confiscation. ALWAYS! Sen Feinstein has said in interviews that is what she wants, but the votes aren't there for it, YET. Many others have also said they want total elimination of guns in private hands. They'll keep theirs, but you have to give up yours. When the guns are gone, freedom is next. ALWAYS!

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enigma

Feb-19-13 9:09 AM

Chuck,"The Nazis did not disarm the public. They came into power because they were voted into power."

Are you really that stupid or is this an act? Of course they didn't take away guns before they came into power, that wouldn't even be possible. They did disarm the public after they took power. It didn't happen all at once, it took time, but it did happen. The scary part is that the arguments were exactly the same as the ones being used now by many of you.

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rick424

Feb-19-13 10:22 AM

I am tired of the gun crap, ban them for all I care. What is it with republicans and stupid anyway. I see Rep. Rayne Brown of North Carolina wants to criminalize nippl exposure. Come on get a life. We are shooting down kids in schools and we worry about boobs.

Great letter by the way.

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enigma

Feb-19-13 10:35 AM

Rick424,"I am tired of the gun crap, ban them for all I care."

I'm tired of the gun crap too. It is settled in the 2nd Amendment, but that doesn't seem to matter to some. Ban them all? What other rights do you want to just throw out the window because you're tired. Maybe free speech because you're tired of hearing other people's opinions. Maybe we should be able to beat confessions out of suspects, because we're tired of them getting off. Maybe the police should be able to search your home just because they want to because they're tired of having to get a warrant. I'm tired of having to fight the government to keep the rights God gave me, but I will continue to fight for my rights and your rights to say stupid things like 'ban them all'. Gun bans don't reduce violent crime, they just reduce freedom.

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Bufftrev1

Feb-19-13 10:45 AM

Hi rick, funny comment about boobs. Hopefully a brave few will continue to protest this injustice..

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enigma

Feb-19-13 11:08 AM

For those of you who keep saying that nobody is talking about confiscating guns. Missouri has a bill that would required confiscation of assault weapons and California has a bill that will ban and confiscate all semi-automatic weapons. That would include most handguns. The one in California has a good chance of passing. Hopefully, it won't stand up in court, but with the courts we have now, you never know. So don't tell me it's not about confiscation of guns.

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Bufftrev1

Feb-19-13 11:23 AM

Aren't states rights something conservatives are always clamoring for?

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enigma

Feb-19-13 12:31 PM

Buff,"Aren't states rights something conservatives are always clamoring for?"

Yes they are as long as they do not violate the rights laid out in the Constitution. You see here's the order: Individual rights, States rights and what's left (which isn't much) is left for the federal government. Progressives want to turn that around, which leaves very little for the states and nothing for the individual.

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CMReeder

Feb-19-13 1:16 PM

Enigma the Nazis did not disarm the public they armed them. The only ones not allowed weapons were the members of the Jewish faith. They also could not manufacture any weapons either. The German people were disarmed after WWI by their government not the Nazis.

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Premier

Feb-19-13 2:31 PM

So the Jews were denied weapons to protect themselves by the German government.

How did that work out for them?

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Premier

Feb-19-13 2:34 PM

"We are shooting down kids in schools."

We? Is there something you want to tell us or the authorities Rick?

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Ritty77

Feb-19-13 4:15 PM

Guns are no defense for a woman! Therefore, the University of CO Dept. of Public Safety recommends:

Be realistic about your ability to protect yourself.

Your instinct may be to scream, go ahead! It may startle your attacker and give you an opportunity to run away.

Kick off your shoes if you have time and can't run in them.

Don't take time to look back; just get away.

If your life is in danger, passive resistance may be your best defense.

Tell your attacker that you have a disease or are menstruating.

Vomiting or urinating may also convince the attacker to leave you alone.

Yelling, hitting or biting may give you a chance to escape, do it!

Understand that some actions on your part might lead to more harm.

Remember, every emergency situation is different. Only you can decide which action is most appropriate.

Drink!

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enigma

Feb-19-13 5:15 PM

To clear the Nazi thing up for Chuck I will give you the history of gun control in Germany. Total gun registration was done in the Weimar Republic (Germany) before the Nazis came into power. That registration data was used by the Nazis to disarm any group of people that Hitler thought might be a threat. First it was the Jews and all 'non-citizens'. After that it was by neighborhood or town or even family. This information comes from an anti-gun website so if it is skewed it would be in favor of the Nazis. Hitler killed 11 million people in his camps. Only 6 million of those were Jews. I'm quessing that the other 5 million weren't armed when they were sent off to the death camps. So Chuck, he did disarm the people. Maybe not all of them, but many if not most. The key here is that after they were disarmed, they were first deprived of their rights and later their lives.

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eriklatranyi

Feb-19-13 5:43 PM

Many US politicians (at all levels) have called for registration and confiscation of firearms.

Liberals are no longer hiding behind "reasonable restrictions", they just want to duplicate what has taken place in every other nation where the gov't turns against some of the people.

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eriklatranyi

Feb-19-13 5:44 PM

Mr. Reeder defends Hitler's policy because he would like to duplicate the same with conservatives and anyone else who does not agree with him.

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eriklatranyi

Feb-19-13 5:46 PM

"The paranoia and ignorance regarding gun regulation exhibited in letters and subsequent comments in your paper is alarming."

It is not paranoia since we have proof that confiscation and disarmament of certain citizens is desired by some elected officals.

The letter is just another attempt to silence anyone who stands up for their human right to self-defense.

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rick424

Feb-19-13 7:22 PM

OK Bobbie, I will admit that was funny.

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USABorn

Feb-20-13 12:07 AM

Erik......you must have missed my list of a few nights ago. I'll post it again and will add a new one.

Some recent headlines......

Washington State Proposed Gun Law Calls on Sheriff to Inspect Homes of Assault-Weapon Owners

MO Dems Whine About Being Harassed After Pushing Gun-Grabbing Bill

Colorado Democrats’ Anti-Gun Law Threatens State’s Largest Ammo Manufacturer

Breaking: Democrats Move to Ban Ammunition in Wisconsin

Major US Gun Manufacturer Halts Sales to New York Law Enforcement in Protest to Recent Gun Control Laws …Update: More Companies Join Boycott

Breaking: MN Democrats Introduce Law to Confiscate Guns… Give Gun Owners 6 Months to Turn in Weapons

Missouri Democrats Introduce Legislation to Confiscate Firearms – Gives Gun Owners 90 Days to Turn in Weapons

Remember I ended with "what do these all have in common?" ANS: Bills all put forth by DEMOCRTS.

Check out the new one......

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