Date sent: Thu, 10 Jun 1999 10:20:16 -0400 From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <email@example.com> Organization: http://lorrey.com http://artlocate.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: (Mary d'juwanna?) WAS:Re: [GUNS] Re: Better people Send reply to: email@example.com
> Rob Harris Cen-IT wrote:
> > > On the other hand, medical marijuana laws have passed in five
> > > states, and are going to pass in others. In this case, public
> > > opinion is leading rather than following the politicians.
> > >
> > Are you sure? From what I've seen, there is a large majority of people in
> > the western world still cerebrally-flatlined and drooling like the day they
> > first heard the ubiquitous but meaningless word "drugs". Armed with an
> > opportunity for easy self-righteousness they blather on about how people
> > "should not do drugs.....", cos "drugs are baaad"....etc.
> > For public opinion to be based on reality, not "tell me what to think"
> > drivel is a welcome change for the better! Legal grass here we come!
> The legalization movement is borrowing a page from the gun controllers. Instead
> of "its for the children", they are saying "its for those poor cancer patients".
> If you are opposed to giving people releif from the pain then you are a cruel
> SOB. Its a great way to marginalize your opponents and look rosy at the same
> time. Compassion sells.
OIt's not just for the sake of the children that we need to to rmove guns from the hands of kids, convicted violent criminals and the certifiably insane; it's for the sake of all of us - responsible, sane adults, their families, and yes, even for the sake of convicted violent criminals and the certfiably insane.
> Michael S. Lorrey
> Owner, Lorrey Systems
> Director, Grafton County Fish & Game Assoc.
> Member, Extropy Institute
> Member, National Rifle Association
> "Live Free or Die, Death is not the Worst of Evils."
> - General John Stark