Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister

User Info

Welcome Anonymous

Latest: patrad69
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 13133

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 168
BOT: 2
Total: 170
Who Is Where:
01: Forums
02: Your Account
03: Forums
04: Home
05: Forums
06: Photo Albums
07: Photo Albums
08: Forums
09: Photo Albums
10: Forums
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Forums
15: Photo Albums
16: Home
17: Home
18: Photo Albums
19: Forums
20: Forums
21: Forums
22: Forums
23: Forums
24: Forums
25: Photo Albums
26: Home
27: Forums
28: Forums
29: Photo Albums
30: Forums
31: Photo Albums
32: Photo Albums
33: Photo Albums
34: Photo Albums
35: Photo Albums
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Photo Albums
39: Forums
40: Forums
41: Forums
42: Photo Albums
43: Forums
44: Home
45: Home
46: Home
47: Forums
48: Forums
49: Photo Albums
50: Photo Albums
51: Forums
52: Photo Albums
53: Your Account
54: Forums
55: Forums
56: Statistics
57: Forums
58: Forums
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Forums
62: Photo Albums
63: Forums
64: Forums
65: Home
66: Forums
67: Forums
68: Photo Albums
69: Forums
70: Forums
71: Photo Albums
72: Forums
73: Your Account
74: Forums
75: Your Account
76: Forums
77: Photo Albums
78: Forums
79: Forums
80: Home
81: Home
82: Statistics
83: Forums
84: Home
85: Forums
86: Photo Albums
87: Forums
88: Forums
89: Forums
90: Forums
91: Home
92: Forums
93: Forums
94: Forums
95: Forums
96: Photo Albums
97: Forums
98: Home
99: Forums
100: Forums
101: Home
102: Forums
103: Forums
104: Forums
105: Forums
106: Forums
107: Forums
108: Home
109: Forums
110: Forums
111: Forums
112: Photo Albums
113: Forums
114: Forums
115: Forums
116: Forums
117: Forums
118: Photo Albums
119: Forums
120: Home
121: Photo Albums
122: Home
123: Forums
124: Forums
125: Forums
126: Forums
127: Forums
128: Forums
129: Home
130: Forums
131: Photo Albums
132: Home
133: Forums
134: Forums
135: Forums
136: Photo Albums
137: Photo Albums
138: Forums
139: Forums
140: Forums
141: Forums
142: Home
143: Photo Albums
144: Forums
145: Forums
146: Forums
147: Photo Albums
148: Home
149: Home
150: Forums
151: Forums
152: Forums
153: Photo Albums
154: Forums
155: Photo Albums
156: Home
157: Home
158: Forums
159: Forums
160: Photo Albums
161: Home
162: Forums
163: Forums
164: Forums
165: Forums
166: Forums
167: Forums
168: Home
01: Home
02: Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 308
 Pictures: 2455
  · Views: 824652
  · Votes: 1316
  · Comments: 85

Gun ownership sure has changed
Discussion that doesnt fit other Topics
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » General

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Super Member
Super Member

Joined: Jul 21, 2005
Posts: 2612
Location: Not Here...!!

PostPosted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 6:43 pm    Post subject: Gun ownership sure has changed Reply with quote

hasn't it? Years ago at 12 years old I could walk with a friend down the street of the small town near the farm where I grew up carrying my .22 to go shoot gophers and nobody thought anything of it. Twenty years ago or so we had a gun store in one of our malls and guys, including myself, would go in and out carrying guns back and forth without them being encased and nobody thought anything of it. Can you imagine what would happen if you walked into a Mall heading for a gun shop today, Shocked with a gun, of any configuration, that wasn't encased or even if it was encased! There would be law enforcement officers every where with weapons drawn, and you'd be lucky to stay alive. scared The worst part of it is, we as gun owners have let it happen by not educating the public and by letting the wrong politicians get elected and by not separating ourselves from these nut jobs. We've let anti gun groups, with the help of a few nut jobs, put the fear of guns into the publics mind. Our biggest challenge is to change the publics perception, and how do we do that? If we don't I'm afraid we will lose the battle, if we haven't already. Just my .02 Sad

A cruel truth is much more desirable than a really nice lie.
'Tis far better to walk alone than to follow a crowd or an a**hole going the wrong way.
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Super Member
Super Member

Joined: Nov 25, 2005
Posts: 5949

PostPosted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 7:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Gun ownership sure has changed Reply with quote


If it makes you feel any better I've converted a couple of fence sitters to liking the ideas of private ownership of firearms after having a logical talk with them about how firearm ownership is something that has always been around in Canada and how its a intergral part of our culture. Smile

Normally they see the light, and when they start talking the number game about how many people "guns" kill I mention the stats of how many people were killed in places that had "total gun control" (Nazi Germany, The Soviet Union, Red China etc). And that even in places they claimed were gonna turn into the wild west after the US started to issue carry permits and that crime actually dropped in places that started to issue the permits. Smile

And for the final touch when someone mentions world peace (normally the last thing someone says when talking about guns when they are a fence sitter) I use this qoute by Mahatma Gandhi:

"Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."


A thousand hills, but no birds in flight, ten thousand paths, with no people's tracks. A lonely boat, a straw-hatted old man, fishing alone in the cold river snow.
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Super Member
Super Member

Joined: Feb 13, 2007
Posts: 696
Location: Chillicothe, Ohio

PostPosted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 9:11 pm    Post subject: Re: Gun ownership sure has changed Reply with quote

The biggest deterent that we as Americans have against an invasion from another country is the fact that so many Americans do have guns. If invaded, our armed citizens would rise up and our army would probably triple in strength. Not good for the invading army.

The best form of gun control...aim straight!!!
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » General
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 7 Hours

Jump to:  

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum

Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by *Dizfunkshunal* :.