On 11/26/2013 12:24 AM, LizR wrote:
On 26 November 2013 17:47, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net <mailto:meeke...@verizon.net>>
Where is the glamorization of genocide?? The U.S. fought WW2 to defeat
practitioners of genocide, when it could have just defended its borders and
Nazis have Europe and Japan take China. And now you accuse us of
I was referring to westerns.
You mean killing indians in fights? I can't think of a western that glamorizes genocide?
On the contrary they generally depict the settlers and cavalry as more restrained and
humane than they were.
The lesson was that an armed citizenry could defend their rights against an army.
So the proper application of the 2nd Amendment is to guarantee to citizens the right
trumps a centuries-old revolution with no current relevance?)
own guns equivalent to the army's - in this case that would be assault
terms of banning guns to reduce homicides, rifles are used in only fraction
percent of killings in the U.S. Almost all gun homicides are by handgun.
If people only had rifles I suspect that ratio would change.
Sure, all gun homicides would be by rifle or shotgun. But would there be as many?
Handguns are much easier to conceal and to carry around routinely. You have to plan to
carry a rifle.
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