Re: Extremism

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue Jan 09 2001 - 15:54:19 MST

Joe Dees wrote:
> >Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 06:49:41 -0800 (PST)
> >From: Brian D Williams <>
> >From: Harvey Newstrom <>
> >
> >>Non-extremists have a goal. They pull in one direction until the
> >>goal is reached. Then they stop. They have logical criteria and
> >>stop when the objective goals have been achieved.
> >
> >Then by your defination my fellow NRA members and I are non-
> >extremists. We have a goal, a simple one. That is to see that our
> >constitutional rights granted under the 2nd Amendment are restored
> >and that no further infringement takes place.
> >
> >Period.
> >
> And does "SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED" apply to children? To violent criminals? To Certified lunatics or the mentally incompetent? I don't even see the most rabid anti-abortionists driving around with bumper stickers declaiming that "you can have my fetus when you pry it from my cold dead womb"!

Because, Joe, anti-abortionists are not against them being forcibly
aborted, they are against other people aborting their own unborn
children. It is they who are seeking to restrict the legally recognised
civil rights of recognised citizens (unborn children are not citizens of
If children were allowed to be taught responsible gun use as my father's
generation was, my friend John Mahoney and his parents would still be
alive today, so don't even try to pretend that you are a defender of
'the children'. Schools have become combat zones specifically because
legally carried guns are banned from their premises. Those deaths are on
YOUR head. Our workplaces have become combat zones because too many
companies prohibit employees from carrying legally permitted firearms to
work, as the Wakefield shooting demonstrates. Those deaths are on YOUR
The fact is, Joe, that bad things happen. Criminals, guess what? They
don't obey laws. They don't obey laws against murder, so they certainly
are not going to obey laws against obtaining guns illegally. All we can
do is allow law abiding people to do is adequately protect themselves.
States that do this have far lower crime rates than those that don't.
Period. End of story.
BTW: Once more: are you related to Donna Dees-Thomases, founder of the
million mom march and sister-in-law of the power couple that are
Clintons biggest backers?

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