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Assault weapons ban is correctly off the table

March 31, 2013

An assault weapons ban will not be part of gun legislation being deliberated by the U.S. Senate. So what happened to defeat the initiative after all the talk of it following the Newtown, Con....

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MrShaman

Mar-31-13 6:05 AM

"What he found was that, in real America, such a ban is not supported and would amount to political suicide for many Senators.

The most important steps to take to stop the horrific crimes that have happened in recent years are psychological ones. They pose the most difficult path, which explains why more attention hasn't been paid to the issues of monitoring the mentally unstable in our society. Those are the people who deserve help and care before they pursue the tragic actions that have been too much a part of our headlines in recent years."

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So, that's what it's taken...in "real America"...to (finally) reinvest the finances that ReRon Reagan gutted from mental-health resources...weapons, that were (primarily) intended for military-applications, being so readily-available to the general-public?

I'm sure all of those folks, murdered with such weapons, are happy to have "contributed" to our general well-being...and, sales-and-marketing efforts of (th

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MrShaman

Mar-31-13 6:07 AM

"...and, sales-and-marketing efforts of (those same) weapons; nationwide!"

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rick424

Mar-31-13 6:11 AM

NRA wins people lose. But that is the way government works.

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DavidBross

Mar-31-13 6:41 PM

"They pose the most difficult path, which explains why more attention hasn't been paid to the issues of monitoring the mentally unstable in our society." I still feel much safer debating what weapons are and are not protected by the Constitution than I do debating what is mental instability and how do we monitor it.

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MrFredErikson

Apr-01-13 8:50 AM

Yeah, George Washington really liked his M4 Assault Rifle. It came in handy when hunting Squirrels.

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Garben78

Apr-08-13 8:30 PM

Had George Washington had a m4 rifle he'd probably would've loved it and would've wanted to go bigger I'm sure as it goes guns don't kill people ignorance does

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