If the Hispanics in question are not allowed to possess guns, why presume
they do not possess them regardless?
(forgive my flu induced delerium)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Lorrey" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 12:15 PM
Subject: Re: first line of defense
> Eugene Leitl wrote:
> > On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, James Rogers wrote:
> > > If you bothered to follow this just a little bit, I think you would
> > > find that this behavior is pretty much exclusive to the Hispanic
> > > community.
> > If the Hispanics in question are not U.S. citizens, how are they allowed
> > to possess guns?
> Non-citizens can posess guns if they are non-felons and have proper
> visas/green cards/etc in many states. Some areas limit non-citizens
> abilities to carry concealed weapons, a decidedly different thing.
> However, most hispanics here are citizens of the US, mostly naturalized.
> The whole shoot-em up in the air routine for holidays and other
> celebrations is a hispanic thing consistent with the legends of Pancho
> Villa, Bay of Pigs, etc etc etc, much along the lines of Greeks smashing
> plates. Ammunition is also generally an easy access firework, as opposed
> to getting busted with real fireworks in areas where they are banned
> (but where ammo is still legal, go figure).
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