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Response to billh58 (Reply #159)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 04:41 PM

160. Typical.

 

"NRA talking points spoken by an expert Guneoneer."

Anything that anyone says that disagrees with you on the gun issue is an "NRA talking point".


Just admit what everyone else knows and be done with it.

"The point is, the NRA has advocated for the "restoration" of gun rights for felons at the state level. The funding you refer to is Federal funding, and does not apply to the various states which also have the power and authority to reinstate felon's gun rights. You are picking at nits, and yes the NRA started this bullshit, and they still need to be held accountable for their support of the attacks on the rights and lives of innocent people like the children of Sandy Hook. Your unfounded attacks on the VPC, the Brady organization, and MAIG are typical of the hate group that you respresent."

Where to start with that mess...

Ok. First off, what you describe as "picking at nits", in this case, is actually me knowing what I'm talking about.

You saying that federal funding "does not apply to the various states which also have the power and authority to reinstate felon's gun rights" is generally laughable, because generally speaking, felon implies a federal offense (with very few exceptions). What THAT little pick of a nit amounts to in the real world where people know what they're talking about, instead of spouting ten plus year old giberish in support of something they say is current - is this:

IF you have a felony on your record (again with very few exceptions) , you are a prohibited person at the FEDERAL level, and no amount of handwringing, no amount of ignoring it on the part of any given state, no amount of quoting the vpc which apparently knows as little factually about the issue as you do, can change that.

Thats the difference between actually knowing the state of things, and the laws that govern them, versus swallowing whole some bullshit that some org with an axe to grind feeds you.

As to "unfounded attacks on the VPC, the Brady organization, and MAIG"...

Pointing out that the vpc is no way an unbiased org, is not an attack. Its a fact. Is that what you mean by an "nra talking point"?

Do tell.

I've said nothing about maig, or brady in this thread, so now you're attributing to me, an action I did not take in this thread.

Unsurprising, and underwhelming.








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