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Response to digonswine (Reply #13)

Sat Apr 21, 2018, 04:18 PM

16. I have not seen a lot

Of celebrating of removing gun laws except in the case of those that are simple feel good laws that are not actually improving the safety for anyone. I would venture to say all here have no issue with there being some restrictions on purchase and ownership of firearms and the vast majority would favour additional restrictions to varying degrees. There have been some posters who appeared here who are of the no restriction at all variety but they tend to not last long.

When you talk about privilege I am not sure if you are referring to ownership or the ability to carry outside of one's home. The former I see as a right no less, nor any greater, than any other, which of course May reasonably restricted as any other right can. As for the ability to carry outside of one's home I do look on that as more of a privilege which can and should be restricted to those who can show themselves responsible enough to handle it.

Disagreement is fine, even if it is of a robust form, as long as both parties are open-minded and actually listen to the other- growth and Improvement is nearly inevitable. Those who come to a debate with simple contrariness and a fistful of Middle School level sexual innuendos I do not see as open-minded nor do I believe they are even interested in any change. They simply enjoy the disruption.

Speaking for myself, I find myself more active on this topic then others as I am in 98% agreement with the Democratic party platform. On most subjects my input would be limited to "me too". Even on the subject of gun control I am far more in line then opposed to it however I believe it can be improved keeping in mind the ultimate goal of reduction of all forms of violence and in particular gun violence.

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