Re: GUNS: Prevention vs. Punishment, Parental vs. ChildResponsibility

From: Joe Dees (
Date: Sun Apr 16 2000 - 20:24:02 MDT

('binary' encoding is not supported, stored as-is) >From:
>Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2000 08:53:56 EDT
>In a message dated 4/16/00 5:40:56 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
><< Why are you quoting the prez, like we care about his opinion? A better
> would be, we punish hijackers, but we still have airline flights! The goal
> the anti gun movement is nothing less than to take away guns from honest
> Why do you come in here and make obviously misleading statements as if we all
> have noodles for brains? >>
> And, may I also ask; does your President, Governor, & City Mayor not to
>mention countless other public figures, have guns to protect him at home and
>when he goes outside also?
> If the answer is yes, then thank you we will keep ours also.
> Further, we have had many innocent people shot down by the lowlife of the
>world; did that lowlife ever once refuse to kill because their victums were
>not armed? Can you tell me of all the times the police were Johny on the
>spot to defend those victums?
>Ron Harrison
As I suspected, and invariably find when attempting rational dialogue on this issue with laissez bang proponents - dismissive and contemptuous ad hominems, emotioonal testosterone posturing, and the complete absence of any attempt to logically address my points (which were conveniently excised), as well as the absurd claim, after all this, to be the only levelheaded thinkers on the issue.

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