Is The NRA Secretly Behind These U.S. Mass Murders?

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Is The NRA Secretly Behind These U.S. Mass Murders?

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Maybe this is just a false conspiracy theory, but last month, membership in the NRA increased by 100,000 members, and is expected to top an additional 1,000,000 members by year's end.
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In answer to your question, no.

But their refusal to consider supporting a restriction upon the availability of assault rifles does contribute to the death count in these cases.

Easiest solution would be to make bullets really, really, really expensive.
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Arising_uk wrote:Their refusal to consider supporting a restriction upon the availability of assault rifles.
What is your definition of an assault rifle?
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Any rifle based upon a military pattern designed for assault, generally with semi or fully automatic capabilities. I guess you could include automatic pumps in this class as well.
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Arising_uk wrote:Any rifle based upon a military pattern designed for assault, generally with semi or fully automatic capabilities. I guess you could include automatic pumps in this class as well.
Fully automatic weapons are not available at gun shops, only semi-automatic weapons like pistols, so what it comes down to is that some people don't like the ferocious looks of assault rifles. Well, that's just too damn bad!
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I thought that might be the case but assault rifles are semi-autos and its a false comparison as its not just the looks as assault rifles carry larger magazines and are more accurate and efficient at the job of killing people, else the military would just carry pistols in war.
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I read that for a while the USA had legislation restricting certain classes of automatic weapons, but that the legislation lapsed in about 2004 and has not been renewed. Is that correct?
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RickLewis wrote:I read that for a while the USA had legislation restricting certain classes of automatic weapons, but that the legislation lapsed in about 2004 and has not been renewed. Is that correct?
I don't know if that's correct or not, but it certainly could be. There are two lobbies in the U.S. that Congressmen fear: the NRA and the so-called Jewish Lobby (it's always the U.S. and Israel against the rest of the world on most issues in the United Nations).
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RickLewis wrote:I read that for a while the USA had legislation restricting certain classes of automatic weapons, but that the legislation lapsed in about 2004 and has not been renewed. Is that correct?
Yes. I find it remarkable how much less insane US politics seemed as recently as during the Clinton era.

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_As ... eapons_Ban
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Notvacka wrote:
RickLewis wrote:I read that for a while the USA had legislation restricting certain classes of automatic weapons, but that the legislation lapsed in about 2004 and has not been renewed. Is that correct?
Yes. I find it remarkable how much less insane US politics seemed as recently as during the Clinton era.

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_As ... eapons_Ban
Thank you for the above link. The following sentence from the article confirms what I have said earlier: "Merely the possession of cosmetic features is enough to warrant classification as an assault weapon." What is truly insane is prohibiting a weapon based on looks and not functionality. Long live the NRA!
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How absurd is it to.posit a no brainer, and pretend it is a conspiracy?
The NRA is not "behind" these killing. The NRA is leading the way. It is at the forefront encouraging increasibg gun use and making bucks out of increased sales.
What sort of perversity is it that tries to hide this obvious fact behind a conspiracy theory.?
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WARNING: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ATTEMPT TO USE IRONIC HUMOR WITH CHAZ WYMAN SINCE ITS POTENTIAL DANGER HAS NOT BEEN FULLY EVALUATED!
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900 Americans have died at the end of a gun in the last month.
This is not a joke , this is a fucking epidemic.
Bob, your brain is long gone.
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chaz wyman wrote:900 Americans have died at the end of a gun in the last month.
This is not a joke , this is a fucking epidemic.
Bob, your brain is long gone.
Please see "Is It Time To Regulate Clubs And Hammers?"
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Second Amendment:
At a time when the US was beset on all sides my savage native and hostile imperial forces. This is what they had in mind, for the RIght to Bear Arms:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWVDHwRX7zM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yJkg0fCA9Q

This is what cut to pieces 20 babies in under a minute.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTWXcQXPmik
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTWXcQXPmik

FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS!!

I think Bob's next-door neighbour should have one of these!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d84r8gMGxFQ


And don't forget, guns don't kill people!!! Neither do bombs, grenades, and mortars!!
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