At 01:08 AM 5/29/99 -0500, Sasha Chislenko wrote:
>It would take a second for a strong man to kill
>a weak person with bare hands. (Would you prohibit
>strong hands as a visible threat?] Without a weak
>person having a gun, they are at a mercy of any
>criminal, and have no deterrent.
>As for mass murders, one can just drive a car into a
>crowd. Now, how many people die from mass murderers?
>And how many people die from eating unhealthy food
>from MacDonalds, smoking, including secondary, etc.?
>Bearing guns is a constitutional right, and mass murders
>are probably the case of deaths number one thousand
>something. Why not take care of the top of the list
>of deaths first, especially when it doesn't violate
>anybody's constitutional rights? Just because mass
>murders sound more dangerous and look more photogenic?
Precisely. Just don't try to take my Quarter Pounder with Cheese. You will have to pry it from my cold, dead, greasy hands...