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Talking Point: Gun control laws the biggest con job in our nationís history
themercury.com.au ^ | 5/5/2016 | CARLO DI FALCO

Posted on 05/07/2016 8:13:44 AM PDT by rktman

The proposition you can vicariously control criminal or psychopathic behaviour by confiscating private property and burying law-abiding citizens under a mountain of regulation is simply absurd.

Former Australian prime minister John Howard has claimed success because there had not been another mass shooting. The reality is last year we had our first mass shooting (four or more victims in a single incident) when a man shot his wife and three children before taking his own life at Lockhart, NSW. Mental health issues were a factor and firearms had been confiscated from this house previously.

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TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: banglist; communism; crime; disarmament; guncontrol; no2nd
That's what happens when you have no guarantee of rights. Seeing how things are going here, just might be that a guarantee is meaningless. If the liberal extremist anti constitutional libs get there way through lies and pay offs.
1 posted on 05/07/2016 8:13:44 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman
On a side note, the next biggest con job — Obamacare.
2 posted on 05/07/2016 8:16:08 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: dhs12345

For the US that is.


3 posted on 05/07/2016 8:17:12 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: rktman

It ranks right up there with Gorebal Warming and Obozocare.


4 posted on 05/07/2016 8:18:21 AM PDT by HomerBohn (Liberals and slinkies: they're good for nothing, but you smile as you shove them down the stairs.)
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To: rktman
-- Seeing how things are going here, just might be that a guarantee is meaningless. --

On the issue of superiority of force, words and guarantees are indeed meaningless. The constitution only has as much power as the people give it, because the government sure as the dickens won't honor it in the long run.

5 posted on 05/07/2016 8:18:59 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: rktman

Every “gun control” law on the books is an infringement on the Second Amendment, and therefore unconstitutional.


6 posted on 05/07/2016 8:19:18 AM PDT by shooter223 (the government should fear the citizens......not the other way around)
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To: rktman

I used to love dreaming about the wide open spaces of Austrailia, it’s low “people per square mile” ratio’s, it’s rowdy and fun Aussie’s, and just wanting to visit if not live there some day.

No more. A government that will come into your house and take your guns under force is no government I want anything to do with. That the people of Austrailia voted these bastards into office says a lot too.


7 posted on 05/07/2016 8:20:25 AM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid)
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To: rktman

Gun control isn’t about guns or public safety, but about the left punishing those who don’t agree with them. It’s a tool, like women’s rights, income equality, and environmentalism-always just a means to acquire political power toward an ultimate end, which is totalitarian control of everything.


8 posted on 05/07/2016 8:23:01 AM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: rktman

2nd Amendent unconstitutional infringement - which in my opinion should be grounds to immediately remove from office and prosecute any politician who attempts it - does the exact opposite of what the treasonists say: It gets people killed. The criminal will always have a method to kill you, and the bottom line is you will have no means of self defense because enemies of the people have been allowed to infringe upon OUR constitutional right and because of that, the criminal will win. You will lose your life.


9 posted on 05/07/2016 8:23:21 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Can we please kill the guy already who invented the saying "My bad"?)
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Mental health issues were a factor and firearms had been confiscated from this house previously.

It's those pesky firearms that keep showing up begging to be used.

10 posted on 05/07/2016 8:25:14 AM PDT by immadashell (Save Innocent Lives - ban gun free zones)
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Not only that, the government can confiscate your bank account as well. Australia should be called the USSR.


11 posted on 05/07/2016 8:26:00 AM PDT by mainestategop (Don’t Let Freedom Slip Away After America , There is No Place to Go)
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To: shooter223

Dred Scott vs Sanford.
What the SCOTUS thought about gun control in the pre Civil War era.

http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0060_0393_ZO.html

“It would give to persons of the negro race, who were recognised as citizens in any one State of the Union, the right to enter every other State whenever they pleased, singly or in companies, without pass or passport, and without obstruction, to sojourn there as long as they pleased, to go where they pleased at every hour of the day or night without molestation, unless they committed some violation of law for which a white man would be punished;
and it would give them the full liberty of speech in public and in private upon all subjects upon which its own citizens might speak; to hold public meetings upon political affairs,
and to KEEP AND CARRY ARMS wherever they went.”
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Any wonder why AFTER THE CIVIL WAR the Second Amendment was suddenly redefined to be a “collective” and NOT individual right.


12 posted on 05/07/2016 8:32:21 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: dhs12345

On another side note, MAN MADE GLOW-BULL CLIMATE DISCOMBOBULATION. Cha Ching! LOL!


13 posted on 05/07/2016 8:32:28 AM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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To: rktman

Good point. And Climate Change is 10x worse than Obamacare.


14 posted on 05/07/2016 8:34:49 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: shooter223
Every “gun control” law on the books is an infringement on the Second Amendment, and therefore unconstitutional.

My position since 1968.

15 posted on 05/07/2016 8:45:04 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (America, a Rule of Mob nation)
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If we had more hammer control laws we could significantly reduce the crime of unlicensed, illegal alien carpenters stealing carpenter jobs from citizens.


16 posted on 05/07/2016 8:51:07 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Islam is Islam. Democracy is the train we ride to our ultimate victory. (Recep Erdogan))
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To: Iron Munro

LOL!!!


17 posted on 05/07/2016 9:05:53 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway - "Enjoy Yourself" ala Louis Prima)
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To: shooter223
Every “gun control” law on the books is an infringement on the Second Amendment, and therefore unconstitutional.

Exactly right. Every. last. one.

18 posted on 05/07/2016 9:33:54 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (AMERICA IS DONE! When can we start over?)
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To: rktman

GUN CONTROL FACTS
In 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control. From 1929 to 1953, about 20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.


In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

Germany established gun control in 1938 and from 1939 to 1945, a total of 13 million Jews and others who were unable to defend themselves were rounded up and exterminated.

China established gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million political dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

Guatemala established gun control in 1964. From 1964 to 1981, 100,000 Mayan Indians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

Uganda established gun control in 1970. From 1971 to 1979, 300,000 Christians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

Cambodia established gun control in 1956. From 1975 to 1977, one million educated people, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

What makes you think that our own liberals-socialists-progressives-communists-Marxists will behave any better than their predecessors when WE are disarmed?

Except for the final sentence, I got this from a post, probably here on FR, but maybe Breitbart or another such site. If I could recall who and where I’d credit it. If it was you, speak up!


19 posted on 05/07/2016 10:50:02 AM PDT by JimRed (Is it 1776 yet? TERM LIMITS, now and forever! Build the Wall, NOW!)
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To: shooter223

It’s just “Common-Sense”, don’t you know?


20 posted on 05/07/2016 2:19:57 PM PDT by gigster (Cogito, Ergo, Ronaldus Magnus headsConservatus)
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