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Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by iBlazed, Jun 18, 2014.
Another responsible gun owner who just wants you to know that guns don't kill people.
Old drunk kills someone by being stupid...that sounds familiar
Just another responsible driver killing people...
But but...he was a felon and shouldn't even own a gun...why didn't he obey the law? Why do criminals think the law doesn't apply to them?
Where do you get off calling this guy a responsible gun owner? Even in the article you quoted it stated he was a convicted felon and as such was not legally allowed to own a firearm.
A totally original analogy.
Never expected that in a "gun thread".
Don't folks ever get tired of the same tired arguments over and over and over again.
I'm amazed at the persistence of presenting the same arguments (which never convinces anybody or changes any minds)...either admirable persistence...or repetition compulsion.
Then whoever gave or sold him that gun should be charged as an accessory.
Do we seriously need ANOTHER gun thread?
Also he was not a responsible gun owner as he shouldn't of even had a gun to begin with. Although being a convicted felon would not prohibit him from handling a gun properly and clearly he did not do that so your snide comment about him being a responsible gun owner is out of line.
So what would you like to talk about in this awesome you started?
How do you know someone gave him this firearm or if was even purchased?
The loose attitude this country has regarding guns and their danger. I don't believe that no one knew that this old nut owned a gun. They just chose to let him keep his gun because they probably figured he wouldn't harm anyone.
You highlight one of my issues with gun advocacy groups, and that is their support of straw purchases.
Being a criminal has little to do with how responsible you are with a gun. This could have been literally anyone. Whether or not he was supposed to have it is kind of moot.
I blame the alcohol.
Someone needs to fact check.
".9 mm pistol"? What was the gun shooting, needles?
Who are "they"? I guarantee you if the authorities knew he was a convected felon he would of had that gun taken away.
I guess you did not read my full comment. I said exactly what you said.
Yep, except I think that even one of the revered "responsible gun owners" could have been this guy. So I don't think the oP was "out of line".
So he stole the weapon in question and it wasn't reported? Is that your final answer?
I blame the penis state.
How do you know it wasn't reported?
If it was stolen and reported as such are you saying it would have somehow stopped this from happening?
If it was stolen from a gun store then yes it could have been. I would hope security cameras would have seen it happen. If it was stolen from a neighbor I would also think they would have an idea who the felons in the neighborhood are.
Either way Florida ****ed it up. But what else does Florida do.
Now do you know if it was stolen as that is what you implied.
Impossible, criminals can't have guns
I actually think he is trolling according to the forum rules. The OP has not provided any comments for a constructive discussion other then "Another responsible gun owner who just wants you to know that guns don't kill people". That looks like trolling to me.
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?? What cameras? Neighbor?
I wasn't implying anything. I was replying to a Sydde's comment that someone gave or sold him the firearm and my reply was how did he know it was sold or given to him.
I don't know if it was stolen but we also don't know it was given to him or if he purchased it. This is all hearsay the article doesn't say anything about how the firearm came into his possession.
It looks like trolling to you only because you disagree with it. I'm just trying to point out another innocent person who was needlessly killed because of our country's sick obsession with guns. I know you would prefer that the liberals not bring stories of gun deaths into the public eye for discussion.
Does your article say the man was a responsible gun owner? Of does it mention he was a criminal?
I don't disagree, but I think we have some far bigger fish to fry around here if we want to get into the topic of trolling.
The responsible gun owner remark was obviously sarcastic. Yes, he was a criminal. Perhaps if the average joe weren't able to walk into a walmart in Florida and purchase a gun, they wouldn't trickle down into the hands of criminals so easily.
Yeah I mean it's not like cars were built for a purpose other than ending life. If only they had some sort of national identification system for car owners where each and every car has an identification number registered to the person who purchased it...
Do you own guns?