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Would you support new laws to crack down on gun violence in the United States? (FREEP THIS POLL!)
BayNews9 ^ | Wednesday, January 16, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 01/16/2013 10:53:47 AM PST by rarestia

Would you support new laws to crack down on gun violence in the United States? Yes(31%) No(47%) Only on assault weapons(22%)


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
FREEP IT UP!
1 posted on 01/16/2013 10:53:55 AM PST by rarestia
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To: rarestia

Stupid yes/no/assault choice. It depends on the laws.


2 posted on 01/16/2013 10:57:29 AM PST by stuartcr ("I upraded my moral compass to a GPS, to keep up with the times.")
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To: rarestia

Latest results. This is like voting in a blue city. You can vote as many times as you want to.

http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/cfn/2013/1/16/obama_to_unveil_gun_.html


3 posted on 01/16/2013 11:00:25 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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To: Grampa Dave

4 posted on 01/16/2013 11:02:23 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: rarestia
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.

"As the father of four young children, I was deeply saddened by the murder of innocent kids at Sandy Hook. In the aftermath of this terrible tragedy, I expressed my hope that President Obama and our elected leaders would take a sober look at how we can prevent such heinous murders in the future. Doing so would require addressing the underlying causes of these evil acts, and keeping guns out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill without curtailing the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens.

Nothing the President is proposing would have stopped the massacre at Sandy Hook. President Obama is targeting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens instead of seriously addressing the real underlying causes of such violence. Rolling back responsible citizens' rights is not the proper response to tragedies committed by criminals and the mentally ill. Making matters worse is that President Obama is again abusing his power by imposing his policies via executive fiat instead of allowing them to be debated in Congress. President Obama's frustration with our republic and the way it works doesn't give him license to ignore the Constitution.

Guns are not the problem; criminals with evil in their hearts and mentally ill people prone to violence are. Rather than sweeping measures that make it harder for responsible, law-abiding citizens to purchase firearms, we should focus on the root causes of gun violence and keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill.

As a strong defender of the Second Amendment, I will oppose the President's attempts to undermine Americans' constitutional right to bear arms."

5 posted on 01/16/2013 11:05:41 AM PST by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: rarestia

I believe that we should pass a law that requires any person convicted of 2 or more felonies to be immediately executed and cremated. We should make the law retroactive.

This would lower ALL crime in America and especially gun crimes. This would also save state’s billions of dollars. Prison populations would plummet. Several politicians would have to be replaced as well, but hey, think of all the good that would come of the law. Think of all the kids that would benefit from the law.

Next we could make 3 or more divorces a felony. Missing child support could be made a felony. We could make anyone that takes a certain % of benefits from government for too long a felony. If you are found to be mentally ill, you’re a felon. Too many speeding tickets, late payments on debt, taxes, lying.... all felonies. These “common sense” solutions would affect a great many improvements in this country.

We need to start applying liberal strategies to conservative ideas.

(Don’t even bring up the consitutionality of my proposal. The constitution has nothing to do with this anymore.)


6 posted on 01/16/2013 11:07:51 AM PST by Tenacious 1 ("The Brittish are Coming (to confiscate weapons)" - Paul Revere (We know how that ended))
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To: rarestia
We just need to do the following:

1. Make it easier for all law abiding citizens to carry if they choose to.

2. Stop all of this stupid talk about assault weapons. Automatic Firearms are already illegal.

If there is ever a civil insurrection in this country, I want to live next door to the folks who have so called assault weapons and know how to use them.

7 posted on 01/16/2013 11:08:43 AM PST by wmileo
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To: rarestia

This “poll” is a joke. There is no logical answer available as it lacks specifics on what we’re supposed to be supporting.


8 posted on 01/16/2013 11:09:35 AM PST by South40
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To: rarestia

>>Would you support new laws to crack down on gun violence in the United States?<<

By all means - YES!

We must reign in the BATF, Homeland Security, Unconstitutional programs like Fast and Furious and local law enforcement quasi-military, over-the-top SWAT actions against citizens.


9 posted on 01/16/2013 11:11:23 AM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: rarestia

The picture with the website is SOOOO staged....a little hispanic girl, a little black boy, and a little white boy...wow, those letter writers sure are diverse!


10 posted on 01/16/2013 11:11:23 AM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: rarestia
"Would you support new laws to crack down on gun violence in the United States?"

Read what this says...look at how it is worded.

Who is FOR gun violence?

This poll is designed to say something other than what you/we believe it is intended to say.

The new laws are anti-gun, not anti-violence.

I will not participate in this poll.

11 posted on 01/16/2013 11:17:02 AM PST by blam
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To: goodnesswins
"The picture with the website is SOOOO staged....a little hispanic girl, a little black boy, and a little white boy...wow, those letter writers sure are diverse!"

LOL. Below is my comment on that site. I always use a female name because I've learned that they are less likely to be pulled.

" I'm suprised that the Democrats allowed a White male to be amoungst the kids on the stage."

12 posted on 01/16/2013 11:21:16 AM PST by blam
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To: rarestia

Freep Freep freep freep freeeeeepppeed.


13 posted on 01/16/2013 11:21:45 AM PST by History Repeats (sic transit gloria mundi)
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To: wmileo
Automatic Firearms are already illegal.

Maybe at the state level in certain states, but they are legal to own under federal law. $200 tax stamp, background check (much more in-depth than for a normal purchase), and lots of $$$ for something made more than 25 years ago - since normal civilians cannot own one made after 1986.

14 posted on 01/16/2013 11:24:22 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Rose, there's a Messerschmitt in the kitchen. Clean it up, will ya?)
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To: rarestia

NO is at 54% now. Also noticed the total adds up to 101%. :)


15 posted on 01/16/2013 11:25:00 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: rarestia

Reporting for duty.

Poll freeped.


16 posted on 01/16/2013 11:32:02 AM PST by tickedoffnow (No more...)
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To: Grampa Dave

ROTFL.


17 posted on 01/16/2013 11:35:27 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Travis McGee

The most comprehensive resource I’ve encountered:

http://www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/NOTE1.HTM


18 posted on 01/16/2013 11:41:39 AM PST by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: rarestia

Stand up and be counted!


19 posted on 01/16/2013 11:43:55 AM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: rarestia

Would you support new laws to crack down on gun violence in the United States?
Yes
No
Only on assault weapons

What a dumbass question!...Of course we all oppose gun violence but these laws are going to do nothing to stop it!
The question should be:
Would you support new laws to crack down on gang violence in the United States?


20 posted on 01/16/2013 11:49:31 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: rarestia

One thing conservatives don’t do is attack the Liberals when they say things that are true. If they can’t use the regular media go to Fox News but get on TV.


21 posted on 01/16/2013 11:57:24 AM PST by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: rarestia
Obama signs law outlawing abortion to "save the children" (Oh wait, that didn't really happen)
22 posted on 01/16/2013 12:09:01 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Tenacious 1
I have only one problem with this...the cheapening of the term “felony”.

See, my dad had a particular way of disposing of used motor oil that he practiced from his youth on a farm in the 1940s to my own childhood in the 70’s. If you do what he did, you're a felon.

There are many “felonies” today that were not crimes at all just a few years ago. It is likely that the list of felonies grew just at the past new year.

If you want to get specific about only certain felonies— those involving violence or the credible threat of violence, for instance—

—or—

If you want to roll back the definition of “felony” to encompass only those things—

—I'll be right there with you.

23 posted on 01/16/2013 12:11:23 PM PST by ExGeeEye (I'll give y'all 90 days for the wounds to heal; then we start on 2014. Carpe GOP!)
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To: Rappini

That is a baited question.. New gun laws aren’t made for the purpose of “cracking down on gun violence”. We ALL support “cracking down on gun violence” but gun bans won’t accomplish that.. DISCIPLINE OF CHILDREN AT A YOUNG AGE AND THE TEACHING OF ETHICS, MORALS AND CHRISTIAN VALUES WILL ACCOMPLISH THAT! Children today ARE THEIR OWN BOSS and this phenomenon must STOP. CHILDREN ARE NOT ADULTS BUT THEY’RE ALLOWED TO THINK THEY ARE AND THAT MINDSET MUST STOP.. PRONTO!!!


24 posted on 01/16/2013 12:13:31 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: stuartcr
It depends on the laws


.. shall not be infringed  contains no 'depends'.

25 posted on 01/16/2013 12:27:55 PM PST by tomkat ( .. shall not be infringed)
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To: ExGeeEye
I could have been more obvious about my cynicism I suppose.

To be clear, I believe our federal government continues to make regulations to legislation that makes abiding by the law confusing at best and impossible at worst. They are making us all criminals subject to judicial enforcement in the future. Today, they are not even doing it through legislation. Today our president can use executive orders and his cabinet members can “write up the details and regulations” for laws that passed legislation. Nothing at the Supreme Court can be trusted.

So my fantasifical epilogue was to highlight how the liberal agenda continues to advance, impeding and infringing on our inalienable rights.

26 posted on 01/16/2013 12:30:47 PM PST by Tenacious 1 ("The Brittish are Coming (to confiscate weapons)" - Paul Revere (We know how that ended))
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To: rarestia

I tried...Really! I even Bing’d and Google’d it....I can’t find ANY manufacturer of “Violent Guns”....


27 posted on 01/16/2013 12:30:57 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: Rappini
One thing conservatives don’t do is attack the Liberals when they say things that are true. If they can’t use the regular media go to Fox News but get on TV.

The one thing Liberals do is to take something that is true, and warp it into a completely different issue.

Conservatives tend to respond to the "new issue" and are seen as lunatics.

It's a failure to recognize the presupposition of the argument.

28 posted on 01/16/2013 12:36:15 PM PST by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: wmileo
I share the opinion of others regarding what an "assault" weapon is. To me, the only people who have "assault" weapons are the Military and the police. The Military takes their weapons from point A to point B and aims them at people to kill them. The police will take their weapons from point A to point B, and if necessary will point it at someone, and if necessary, will pull the trigger.

I do not possess such a weapon. My weapon is not for me to take to another location and point it at someone. My weapon is for me to use at home, for "defense," not "assault." Thus, my weapon is a "defense" weapon, not an "assault" weapon.

29 posted on 01/16/2013 1:22:23 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: rarestia

Bumped


30 posted on 01/16/2013 2:09:47 PM PST by The Toad
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To: stuartcr

The people pushing these laws don’t give a damn about saving lives. They are using people, especially children as tools to help them gain more power and control over the people. The laws they want to pass will only restrict the rights of law abiding people. The criminals will continue to ignore the laws like they always do. We will end up imprisoning ourselves with laws that make us safe if we’re not careful.


31 posted on 01/16/2013 2:16:29 PM PST by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: rarestia

Yes(23%)
No(62%)
Only on assault weapons(15%)


32 posted on 01/16/2013 3:31:58 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Travis McGee

Bumping the sad reality of left wing gun control results around the world.


33 posted on 01/16/2013 3:58:59 PM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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