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Adam Lanza’s weapons (Barf alert!)
NY Post ^ | December 18, 2012 | Meathead Editorial

Posted on 12/19/2012 5:39:44 PM PST by neverdem

Edited on 12/19/2012 5:48:03 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

Has technology rendered the 2nd Amendment to the US Constitution obsolete?

That is, has the application of modern military design to civilian firearms produced a class of weapons too dangerous to be in general circulation?

We say: Yes.

Adam Lanza broke into the Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday morning armed with a “sporting” version of the US military’s principal assault weapon, plus two equally deadly handguns.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist
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To: neverdem

I like the idea of banning high capacity magazines — it’s like Bloomberg’s banning of 16-oz soft drinks. :)


21 posted on 12/19/2012 7:28:00 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: FlingWingFlyer
I say you morons need to lay off the recreational drugs for a while and locate "a woman's right to choose" in the Constitution.

I think I have located a woman's right to choose a firearm. It's also one of the better contraceptives. Liberals ought to stop their war on women.

22 posted on 12/19/2012 7:35:16 PM PST by Rightwing Conspiratr1
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To: 353FMG

Civilian low capacity Coke magazine.

Military-style high capacity Coke magazine.

23 posted on 12/19/2012 7:42:31 PM PST by Rightwing Conspiratr1
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To: neverdem

The key question on the scope of the Second Amendment is, “What was it’s intended purpose?” I remember my history prof. in college saying that it appeared the purpose was to assure that American citizens could raise and arm their own militia against an oppressive government gone rogue against those very citizens. So it stands to reason that as the armed ability of the government increases, so should the ability of the citizens. It doesn’t make sense to assume that the sole purpose of the Second Amendment was to ensure that all citizens could shoot quail for dinner.


24 posted on 12/19/2012 7:43:09 PM PST by Avid Coug
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To: dhs12345

What about the static straps, diamond in the back, and spinner hubcaps? Lot’s of indirect horsepower there.


25 posted on 12/19/2012 8:01:06 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Travis McGee
You've been a criminal for years, on account of what you've posted here -- you criminal, you.

But let's praise the efficiency of socialism, which in China has found a way to expend only one bullet per criminal, and then, in the fulness of Chinese socialist frugality and their commitment to extracting every last drop of Guevarist justice, they invoice the surviving family for the bullet that killed their kin.

Is socialism great, or what?

<vast wave of applause>

26 posted on 12/19/2012 8:03:24 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: dhs12345
Oh, and a camo strap... well that is off the charts.

Is that like taking both bumpers off a '57 Chevy?

27 posted on 12/19/2012 8:11:40 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: Avid Coug
The key question on the scope of the Second Amendment is, “What was it’s intended purpose?”

Framers Madison and Hamilton made their intent quite clear as to the role, extent, purpose, and membership of the Militia in their discussion of it in The Federalist, and how the Militia (who are the People themselves, in arms) related to the States' governments, and to the Federal government.

The Second Amendment was written to ensure that state and federal governments, and not even Congress, could effectively disarm the People to make them their playthings, by passing a law that might read, under the Article I powers of Congress to prescribe the armament and training of the Militia, that the Militia should be armed with small sticks and piles of throwing-stones, and should not train with them more often than once every 20 years, or something like that.

28 posted on 12/19/2012 8:17:59 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: neverdem
version of the US military’s principal assault weapon, plus two equally deadly handguns.

Sometimes libs let it slip that their most dangerous weapon is a school administrator.

29 posted on 12/19/2012 8:44:01 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: lentulusgracchus
Is socialism great, or what?

Exactly. And a lot of leftists look to China as a model.

I wonder what the average days on Death Row the average Chinese sentenced to death has to wait?

30 posted on 12/20/2012 8:26:34 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (Bathhouse Barry wants YOU to bend over for another four years)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Yup. Ban them all.


31 posted on 12/20/2012 8:35:20 AM PST by dhs12345
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To: lentulusgracchus

And the chrome, don’t forget the chrome.


32 posted on 12/20/2012 8:37:01 AM PST by dhs12345
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To: dhs12345

I still think the media is racist going after all these ‘black’ guns.


33 posted on 12/20/2012 8:39:30 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehring

Lol. The term they use is “assault.” As if the rifle will jump out of its case and attack you.


34 posted on 12/20/2012 8:45:06 AM PST by dhs12345
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