Re: Smart Guns

From: Joe Dees (
Date: Tue Apr 18 2000 - 22:21:56 MDT

('binary' encoding is not supported, stored as-is) >Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 18:59:56 -0700
>From: "J. Goard" <>
>Subject: Re: Smart Guns
>At 01:45 PM 4/18/00 -0700, Joe Dees wrote:
>>if a minor gets hold of a gun when (s)he is not supposed to, the adult
>whose negligence allowed it to happen has proven him/herself unworthy of
>the public trust which is essential to stewardship of simple and esay means
>of committing rapid and long-range mass murder
>...or of stopping it long before it becomes "mass". I'd like it if every
>high school had some kind of gun-owner club, whose members carried handguns
>on their persons all day. Any sign of recklessness and a student would be
>expelled from the club. That way, if some wackos want to kill 13 people,
>they'll probably be killed after the first couple shots they fire, by
>fellow students. And, while we're at it, if some 15-year-old girls are
>going into the city to watch a movie, I'd sure want them to have guns, even
>if their training is only minimal. Last time I checked, rapists didn't go
>out of their way to avoid minors. But they probably do prefer to avoid guns.
If everyone has guns the irresponsible and the malevolent will use them first. I would prefer to keep guns out of their hands, without interfering with the rights of responsible citizens to keep and bear.
>Ellis Wyatt
>"the only man who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he
>takes my measure anew each time he sees me, whilst
>all the rest go on with their old measurements and
>expect them to fit me."
> --G. B. Shaw

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