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POLL: Gun buyer background checks - keep on file or destroy?
News Central ^ | 1/25/2004 | News Central

Posted on 01/25/2004 7:36:21 PM PST by disclaimer

POLL:

Do you think background checks of gun buyers should be kept on record? Yes or No Vote

Take the poll here: http://www.newscentral.tv


CURRENT RESULTS WEB POLL QUESTION:

Do you think background checks of gun buyers should be kept on record?

53% Yes <--- ARE YOU GOING TO LET THIS STAND??
47% No


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; bang; banglist; beararms; gun; gunregistration; runrights
VOTE!
1 posted on 01/25/2004 7:36:22 PM PST by disclaimer
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To: disclaimer
the law says they have to be destroyed... why is this even an issue... the law is the law... we need to arrest whatever Cabinet secretary is violating it
2 posted on 01/25/2004 7:39:11 PM PST by GeronL (miss me?? I've been gone... you mean you didn't even notice?? wwaaaaaaaaaaa!!!)
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To: disclaimer
44% Yes
56% No
3 posted on 01/25/2004 7:39:51 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Do not remove this tag under penalty of law.)
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To: Paleo Conservative
42% Yes
58% No

Current - must not be many total votes since it changed so quickly!

4 posted on 01/25/2004 7:43:03 PM PST by disclaimer
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To: GeronL
the law says they have to be destroyed... why is this even an issue... the law is the law... we need to arrest whatever Cabinet secretary is violating it

The dollar is supposed to be equivelent to x grains of gold according to the Constitution - but we have a Fractional Reserve debt slip in our pockets instead. Since when did law matter?

Bring Back Honest Money by Rep. Ron Paul, MD
Ron Paul in the US House of Representatives

5 posted on 01/25/2004 7:49:21 PM PST by disclaimer
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To: All
Poll results HERE
6 posted on 01/25/2004 7:50:39 PM PST by disclaimer
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To: disclaimer
Rep. Ron Paul, MD

shouldn't that be Ron Paul- TX??

7 posted on 01/25/2004 7:50:40 PM PST by GeronL (miss me?? I've been gone... you mean you didn't even notice?? wwaaaaaaaaaaa!!!)
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To: GeronL
shouldn't that be Ron Paul- TX??

He's both a Texan and an MD (Medical Doctor) I assume. Take a look at the article.

8 posted on 01/25/2004 7:53:44 PM PST by disclaimer
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To: *bang_list
BANG!
9 posted on 01/25/2004 7:57:01 PM PST by disclaimer
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To: All
33% Yes
67% No
10 posted on 01/25/2004 8:07:56 PM PST by disclaimer
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To: disclaimer
Yes 33%
No 67%

Appears that that freepers have made a difference.
11 posted on 01/25/2004 8:10:18 PM PST by Rhiannon
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To: disclaimer
Done.

5.56mm

12 posted on 01/25/2004 8:13:31 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: disclaimer
No 69%
13 posted on 01/25/2004 8:15:19 PM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Eaker; Joe Brower
ping
14 posted on 01/25/2004 8:16:02 PM PST by B4Ranch ( Dear Mr. President, Sir, Are you listening to the voters?)
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To: disclaimer; All
Freeped and bumped!

32% Yes

68% NO

15 posted on 01/25/2004 8:16:57 PM PST by ExSoldier (When the going gets tough, the tough go cyclic.)
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To: ExSoldier
Do you think background checks of gun buyers should be kept on record?



30% Yes
70% No

16 posted on 01/25/2004 8:18:38 PM PST by MizzouTigerRepublican (82nd ABN Gulf war vet)
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To: disclaimer
freeped and bumped
17 posted on 01/25/2004 8:30:20 PM PST by need_a_screen_name
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To: disclaimer
Do you think background checks of gun buyers should be kept on record?

25% Yes
75% No
18 posted on 01/25/2004 9:35:09 PM PST by Atlas Sneezed
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To: Rhiannon
Appears that that freepers have made a difference.

You can always count on that!

19 posted on 01/25/2004 9:59:03 PM PST by disclaimer
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To: disclaimer
Monday morning freedom bump
20 posted on 01/26/2004 5:17:59 AM PST by RogueIsland
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To: disclaimer
Monday morning freedom bump
21 posted on 01/26/2004 5:18:00 AM PST by RogueIsland
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To: disclaimer
No - 79%
22 posted on 01/26/2004 7:53:03 AM PST by Ancesthntr
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To: All
Looks like the job is done for now. Make sure with a look at Poll Results
23 posted on 01/26/2004 8:24:51 AM PST by disclaimer
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To: disclaimer
Do you think background checks of gun buyers should be kept on record?

21% Yes
79% No

24 posted on 01/26/2004 8:29:20 AM PST by spodefly (This is my tagline. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: disclaimer
I voted no!

The Second Amendment ~~
America's Original Homeland Security!
25 posted on 01/26/2004 8:34:33 AM PST by blackie ((Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!))
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To: Joe Brower
CURRENT WEB POLL QUESTION:

Do you think background checks of gun buyers should be kept on record?

21% Yes
79% No

Joe, can you use your ping list here?

26 posted on 01/26/2004 8:48:58 AM PST by B4Ranch ( Dear Mr. President, Sir, Are you listening to the voters?)
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To: disclaimer
Do you think background checks of gun buyers should be kept on record?

21% Yes
79% No

27 posted on 01/26/2004 8:51:45 AM PST by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: AAABEST; wku man; SLB; Travis McGee; Squantos; harpseal; Shooter 2.5; The Old Hoosier; xrp; ...
Please FReep this poll!

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

28 posted on 01/26/2004 9:01:27 AM PST by Joe Brower ("We all declare for liberty: but in using the same word, we do not mean the same thing.")
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To: Joe Brower
I did ~ see post #25. :)
29 posted on 01/26/2004 9:21:04 AM PST by blackie ((Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!))
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To: disclaimer
Do you think background checks of gun buyers should be kept on record?

21% Yes
79% No

U 833n FR33p3d!

30 posted on 01/26/2004 9:24:15 AM PST by Redcloak (Cat: The other white meat.)
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To: disclaimer
BTTT
31 posted on 01/26/2004 9:33:03 AM PST by Gritty ("ultimately this theory of the living Constitution will destroy us and the federal courts-A.Scalia)
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To: disclaimer
Bump
32 posted on 01/26/2004 9:35:46 AM PST by stevio
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To: Joe Brower
I did already, but polls are useless anyway for two reasons.
  1. First they limit the discussion. This one didn't ask the obvious question "Does the government have any business checking into my background in the first place if I want to buy a gun?" and
  2. If they show what the liberal organization wants to show then they are ballyhooed about. If they show that Americans believe in freedom rather than unlimited totalitarianiasm, then the the media either buries them, alters the results, or claims that sites like FR exerted undue influence.
A couple of years ago there was a BBC poll on some gun related issue. I was checking it ever hour or so. The pro-gun side was steadily pulling ahead, when all of a sudden there was a vast influx of votes all on the anti-gun side. I assume the BBC web site sysop was told to skew the results, because about twice as many anti-gun votes went in during the course of an hour than the total of all cast in the previous 6 hours or so.
33 posted on 01/26/2004 9:40:09 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy, and Bush is no conservative)
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To: from occupied ga
I may be wrong, but News Central is either related to Fox News or uses Fox News as a news feed. However, it appears that the poll question is worded for an anti-gun advantage.
34 posted on 01/26/2004 9:58:27 AM PST by disclaimer
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To: disclaimer
Tried to vote but got an error message on both links.
35 posted on 01/26/2004 10:05:14 AM PST by bjcintennessee (Don't Sweat the Small Stuff)
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To: disclaimer
. However, it appears that the poll question is worded for an anti-gun advantage.

It's kind of like what the fanatically anti-gun Atlanta paper has done in the past when posting "debates" on the gun issue. Pick an extreme anti-gun position and more extreme antigun position and "debate" the "merits" of the two.

36 posted on 01/26/2004 10:11:14 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy, and Bush is no conservative)
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To: Joe Brower
Freeped and bumped!
37 posted on 01/26/2004 10:14:24 AM PST by .38sw
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To: bjcintennessee
Tried to vote but got an error message on both links.

They're working for me:
20% Yes
80% No

38 posted on 01/26/2004 10:27:31 AM PST by disclaimer
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To: disclaimer
Do you think background checks of gun buyers should be kept on record?


20% Yes
80% No

Don't you know it's for the children???
39 posted on 01/26/2004 10:28:47 AM PST by jjm2111
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To: disclaimer
Poll freeped.
40 posted on 01/26/2004 10:33:29 AM PST by ZULU (Remember the Alamo!!!!!)
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To: disclaimer
Must have been a glitch -- it worked this time.
41 posted on 01/26/2004 10:55:20 AM PST by bjcintennessee (Don't Sweat the Small Stuff)
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To: disclaimer
The dollar is supposed to be equivelent to x grains of gold according to the Constitution

Where in the Consitution does it say this. The Constution, in Art 1 Sec 8, gives Congress the power to:

"To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof and of foreign Coin, and fix the standards of Weights and Measures".

I can find nothing fixing the number of dollars to the grain of gold, or any other metal. (Silver was also used for coins)

42 posted on 01/26/2004 11:14:08 AM PST by El Gato (Federal Judges can twist the Constitution into anything.. Or so they think.)
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To: El Gato
I can find nothing fixing the number of dollars to the grain of gold, or any other metal. (Silver was also used for coins)

This is what I was thinking of when I wrote what I did - The Coinage Act of 1792: Congress defined the dollar as being 371.25 grains of silver. It then regulated the value of gold coins at 24.75 grains. This means you could exchange 15 grains of silver for every grain of gold.

Nevertheless, the Constitution didn't give Congress the power to delegate its authority to define the dollar and regulate its value to a third party bank otherwise known as the Federal Reserve.

43 posted on 01/26/2004 12:30:13 PM PST by disclaimer
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To: disclaimer
"the Constitution didn't give Congress the power to delegate its authority to define the dollar and regulate its value to a third party bank otherwise known as the Federal Reserve.

Well, you're right about that. In fact, if you've ever read any of the Founding Father's writings on this subject, the concept of a central bank was hated and feared as being inherently tyrannical in nature.

44 posted on 01/26/2004 12:56:07 PM PST by ExSoldier (When the going gets tough, the tough go cyclic.)
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To: disclaimer
I love this stuff. For anyone still skeptical that the gun-control advocates intend to gain their ends through incrementalism, this is a perfect example. The one stipulation for passing this legislation was that this information be destroyed. Now all of a sudden it's negotiable. The answer is a resounding "no."
45 posted on 01/26/2004 1:02:01 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: disclaimer
Haha, they got their ass handed to them!

FREEPED HARD.

46 posted on 01/26/2004 7:38:55 PM PST by FutureMarine (OoOORAH!!)
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To: FutureMarine
Haha, they got their a$$ handed to them!
FREEPED HARD

Roger that -
8% Yes
92% No

47 posted on 01/27/2004 10:01:13 AM PST by disclaimer
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