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Legislator Introduces Bill Banning Kids Under 12 From Attending Gun Shows
Mental Recession ^ | 03/14/2013

Posted on 03/14/2013 5:58:44 PM PDT by rustyweiss74

You’ll shoot your eye out kid!

Or at least that’s what one Assemblywoman must believe of children that attend gun shows with their family.

Linda Rosenthal (D) has introduced a new bill that would ban children under 12 from attending a gun show in New York state.

Via the Times Union (the sarcasm is fantastic):

The bill was put forward by Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, who hails from that trackless wilderness and sportsmen’s paradise known as Manhattan.

“Children should be learning to read and write, not to shoot a firearm,” Rosenthal says in a statement, as if the two skills were mutually exclusive. “Today in New York State, however, a child of any age can gain unfettered access to gun shows. We as a society have placed reasonable restrictions on the ages at which children may watch violent films” — clearly, Rosenthal does not have premium cable — “or play video games that involve hyper-real gunplay; however, there are no age limits on gun shows. My bill will change that.”

Rosenthal, a Democrat, noted Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s announcement that more gun shows have signed on to his procedural code to strengthen enforcement of existing rules to prevent straw purchases and other violations.

“Along with enhanced procedures for gun show background checks, age restrictions will ensure that children are exposed to guns only after they reach an age where they are capable of grasping the enormity of responsibility gun handling and ownership represents,” said Rosenthal.

Say, Ms. Rosenthal. You represent the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. You mentioned that children should “be learning to read and write”. You know where children find it very difficult to read and write? That’s right … in your home town!

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TOPICS: New York; Issues; State and Local
KEYWORDS: banglist; communism; communists; coup; guncontrol; gunshows; newyork; progressiveagenda; secondamendment

1 posted on 03/14/2013 5:58:44 PM PDT by rustyweiss74
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To: rustyweiss74

“Children should be learning to read and write, not to shoot a firearm,” Rosenthal says

What a dangerous POS GTH Rosenthal.


2 posted on 03/14/2013 6:00:34 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: rustyweiss74

It teaches them the difference between real and play....a golden teaching opportunity for parents...and that is what they do. Everyone I know has personally taught their children about guns and all the associated safety issues.


3 posted on 03/14/2013 6:01:04 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: rustyweiss74

What a misguided idiot.


4 posted on 03/14/2013 6:01:10 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

“What a misguided idiot.”

Not misguided, determined. They’re prepared to “empty the swimming pool” one spoonful at a time if necessary.


5 posted on 03/14/2013 6:04:29 PM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: rustyweiss74

Does she know there are NYC HSs that actually have rifle teams??


6 posted on 03/14/2013 6:04:47 PM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: rustyweiss74
All children should learn how to swim and basic firearms safety. Early. Those are about equally important.
How to put on a condom can wait a little bit.

7 posted on 03/14/2013 6:05:44 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: rustyweiss74
“Children should be learning to read and write, not to shoot a firearm,” Rosenthal says in a statement, ...

Because ignorance of the world around you is a Progressive value!

8 posted on 03/14/2013 6:07:27 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

then why do the elft and libertarians want homosexuality be taught in the schools and the left likes ot say “well it;s the law in that state because they can marry now”


9 posted on 03/14/2013 6:07:50 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: rustyweiss74

Well, I don’t go to gun shows anymore, but they should definitely ban strollers. Parents with infants in strollers blocking the isles.


10 posted on 03/14/2013 6:08:33 PM PDT by LouAvul
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To: rustyweiss74
If I were king every kid would be required to attend marksmanship classes.

BB-guns in grades 1 and 2, .22s in grades 3-6, .223 in grades 7-9, .308, 30-06, 7mm mag and such, and .45 ACP in grades 10-12.

The schools have an armory (and an armorer), indoor range for the small stuff, outdoor 200-yard range at the high schools.

What a wonderful world that would be!

11 posted on 03/14/2013 6:09:34 PM PDT by grobdriver (Vivere liberi aut mori)
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To: rustyweiss74

This tw@t needs to be tarred and feathered.


12 posted on 03/14/2013 6:09:57 PM PDT by x1stcav (Man up! We're all going to have to become Samuel Whittemores.)
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To: rustyweiss74


13 posted on 03/14/2013 6:37:26 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: mylife

This is not about misguided, this is about brainwashing.


14 posted on 03/14/2013 6:56:16 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: rustyweiss74

Thank God I got my family out of NYS and gave the kids an opportunity to grow up as TEXANS. Screw you rosenthal and all the other libtarded fools up there.


15 posted on 03/14/2013 6:57:35 PM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: rustyweiss74

so NY allows minors in strip clubs WITH THEIR PARENT OR GUARDIAN but not in shows?


16 posted on 03/14/2013 7:06:37 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: rustyweiss74

I hate my state.


17 posted on 03/14/2013 7:06:55 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave ofo attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: A_Former_Democrat
The POS in question.



18 posted on 03/14/2013 7:18:17 PM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (John Winthrop's "City upon a Hill" just became a midden heap. Infested with rats and other vermin.)
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To: Dr.Zoidberg

Someone pls post the pic of Bluto as he sees Flounder’s mug flashed on the Delta basement during Rush Week


19 posted on 03/14/2013 7:19:51 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: A_Former_Democrat

20 posted on 03/14/2013 7:24:39 PM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (John Winthrop's "City upon a Hill" just became a midden heap. Infested with rats and other vermin.)
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To: rustyweiss74
I know there's a First Amendment and all, but I can't express how outraged I am that not only do libraries allow children inside, they even have a children's section!!!! Who is willing to argue that the First Amendment was meant to allow children access to high-capacity libraries with arsenals of millions of books? Who even needs a library? No one can read that many books. Sure, there's a First Amendment, but this is ridiculous. It's time for reasonable, sensible, modest, common-sense restrictions on libraries and access to books. Almost anyone can get a "library card" which allows people to not only read any book they want in a library, but even take it home where they could read such material without being monitored. The threat to public safety is intolerable!
21 posted on 03/14/2013 7:28:15 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: Dr.Zoidberg

OMG She looks like a younger version of Helen Thomas ..ugh


22 posted on 03/14/2013 8:01:04 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: rustyweiss74

Mam, in 6 short years that 12 year old could be in some foreign shithole like Afghanistan getting shot at by muslims.
Nothing wrong with them being at a gun show now!


23 posted on 03/14/2013 9:00:59 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: rustyweiss74

Someone should introduce a bill prohibiting the same age children from being taught about sex, going to the movies, taught to read, etc., just to show the idiocy of it all.


24 posted on 03/15/2013 2:51:23 AM PDT by Real Cynic No More
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To: rustyweiss74
My grand daughter (now 13) often accompanied me at gun shows when she was little.

There were always a few tables full of odds and ends and one of them had a bunch of glass "jewels" shaped like hearts and moons and such. She picked out a few and I bought them for her, which made her quite happy.

She gave me one, on the spot--a pink glass heart, which I carry to this day.

It reminds me that the love of a child is pure, durable, and transparent, but their hearts can be broken. It is also a reminder of the trust and strength there, and even as she enters her teen years, we remain close. (I taught her to shoot a few years later).

Now, I wouldn't trade that for all the tea in China, nor would I wish that anyone in the future be deprived of the opportunity to have a similar experience.

It isn't just about guns, but she has been pestering me to pick up an AR-15 just so she can shoot it, and has her eye on a couple of pistols for when she gets old enough...

That's my girl!

25 posted on 03/15/2013 3:02:50 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Dr.Zoidberg

That is one ugly SLUNT.


26 posted on 03/15/2013 3:07:41 AM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (ENFORCE THE BILL OF RIGHTS "Freedom begins when you tell Mrs. Grundy to take a hike."-Heinlein)
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To: rustyweiss74

Man... the kool-aid must come out of the tap in NY...based on the level of monnbattery coming out of there....


27 posted on 03/15/2013 3:19:36 AM PDT by Popman
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To: Popman; All
Man... the kool-aid must come out of the tap in NY...based on the level of monnbattery coming out of there....

This shows the folly of allowing unconstitutional laws to remain enforced in the states. The orgainzed crime boss big Tim Sullivan got the Sullivan law passed in 1911 to protect his criminal associates. It made it very difficult for a New Yorker to have a pistol. Now, after a hundred years, the New York population is full of people who cannot imagine that anyone, anywhere should be routinely allowed to be armed. Millions of immigrants to New York have been indoctrinated with the idea that the Constitution does not really mean anything. After all, look at the Second Amendment! Basic gun safety and shooting classes should be at least as common in the schools as drivers education.

28 posted on 03/15/2013 5:04:05 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: rustyweiss74
Back in the days before Congress made mail order sales illegal by enacting the 1968 Cub Control Act, I bought a new Colt AR-15 SP1 Sporter for $189.50 + tax and shipping. That put me in good stead because I wound-up in Viet Nam (1969) assigned as a 2nd class Gunner's Mate (Guns) assigned to the Mobile Riverine Force (TF-117),

We debarked from our DHC-5 Buffalo at a forward airstrip near the joint Army-Navy base at Dong Tam. The Army SFC told me and the other Navy replacements to throw our sea bags in the trailer and climb aboard the 2-1/2 ton truck, He told us to grab a steel pot, flak jacket, and M16A1. All the guys with me were administrative types and had never seen an M16. I had to give these guys a fast weapons handling in the field lecture before we got underway. Fortunately, my familiarly with the AR-15 got me through this because the Navy hadn't trained me on this rifle.

29 posted on 03/15/2013 1:18:57 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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