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Wed Feb 14, 2024, 08:00 PM Feb 14

I don't want to hear it [View all]

I don’t want to hear the talking points from the gun lovers.

I don’t want to hear about the Second Amendment and the Constitution - not if one amendment is so sacred to you, but the others are not.

I don’t want hear about you needing guns to combat a tyrannical government - not if you’ll vote for someone who says they’d be a dictator and if you say on camera that American needs one.

I don’t want to hear about freedom - not if you’re for making it harder to vote, not if you want to tell two consenting adults what they can and can’t do or who they can and can’t marry, not if you’re interested in forcing your religion on everybody else.

I don’t want to hear about other things used as weapons - considering almost anything can be one, but many things used as weapons weren’t designed to be weapons. Furthermore, if other things can be used as weapons, other things can be used as self defense.

I don’t want to hear about guns being purchased illegally - since guns purchased legally can and are used like this.

I don’t want to hear about criminals not following laws and law-abiding citizens - then what’s the point of laws, by your logic? Everybody is a law-abiding citizen until they’re not.

I don’t want to hear about how guns don’t kill people - if they save lives, they also kill. And people will, with guns, and you can kill more people and do so faster with firearms.

I don’t want to hear about how more guns are the answer - because if they are, why does this happen in this country, no matter what state and what state’s gun laws? Why do other countries issue travel advisories to their citizens about them coming here because of our gun laws?

I don’t want to hear about mental health - not if you refuse funding for it.

It’s good to know I could be a victim of gun violence and countless people will act like my life and this would-be tragedy doesn’t matter.

If I had the power to unilaterally repeal the Second Amendment, I’d have done so years ago and banish all guns from existence.

Sorry, I’m not sorry.

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I don't want to hear it [View all] EnergizedLib Feb 14 OP
What he/she said MadameButterfly Feb 14 #1
Lots of good points, CrispyQ Feb 14 #2
Thanks EnergizedLib Feb 14 #3
I agree Ohioboy Feb 15 #29
Great OP malaise Feb 14 #4
I appreciate it EnergizedLib Feb 14 #5
Let's just say for shits and giggles, Mr. Evil Feb 14 #6
And certainly EnergizedLib Feb 14 #7
Yup! Mr. Evil Feb 14 #8
Man! I sure wish that was a real book! ShazzieB Feb 14 #10
You're so right about that! Mr. Evil Feb 14 #15
A fucking men nt berniesandersmittens Feb 14 #9
fuck gun humping cowards Skittles Feb 14 #11
Excellent points DC77 Feb 14 #12
It's hypocrisy when they state a good guy with a gun... StClone Feb 14 #26
Righteous rant and I agree with all of it! llmart Feb 14 #13
I'm so tired of people essentially saying guns are more important than lives. PoindexterOglethorpe Feb 14 #14
I agree 100% Leith Feb 14 #16
K&R spanone Feb 14 #17
🙏🏽 blm Feb 14 #18
The gun humpers see the victims of shootings StarryNite Feb 14 #19
"I don't want to hear about mental health - not if you refuse funding for it." chouchou Feb 14 #20
Well, I'm clinically depressed EnergizedLib Feb 14 #22
Oh, yes they do. OldBaldy1701E Feb 14 #23
K&R onecaliberal Feb 14 #21
And I don't want to hear that just because the shooters were young black men Barry Markson Feb 14 #24
I'm pretty I sure I want gun control EnergizedLib Feb 15 #28
What you said. n/t Liberal In Texas Feb 14 #25
Well said dlk Feb 15 #27
If the fascist take power you may change your tune when the christian taliban starts going door to door Hotler Feb 15 #30
I'll disarm the day the last MAGAt does The Mouth Feb 15 #32
I want to hear about "well regulated militia" IbogaProject Feb 15 #31
With you 100,000 percent! calimary Feb 15 #33
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