Date sent: Sun, 26 Sep 1999 19:56:57 -0400 From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <email@example.com> Organization: http://www.lorrey.com http://www.artlocate.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: violence... Send reply to: email@example.com
> QueeneMUSE@aol.com wrote:
> > In a message dated 9/26/1999 3:15:44 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> > firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > << Which is why giving citizens the ability to carry their own guns >>
> > YAWN
> > I have to laugh... when i left last year I said how funny it was that I
> > returned after two years to the same thread, and then some people said let's
> > ban gun talk, and look how effective that was!
> > So .....dont you ever get tired of the same old thing over and over again?
> A) the gun ban was for a month. All that proved was that ExI is weak
> enough to bow to calls for censorship among the membership, and that
> there are enough members to help found the exi-freedom mail list...
> B) the fascists and those they have programmed with their propaganda
> never tire of thinking up excuses why we should surrender our freedoms,
> so why should I tire of defending our freedoms against their attacks?
> The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. I've paid that price before,
> and I will pay it again.
> C) despite the ballooning violent crime rates in Britain and Japan,
> these people still can't figure out that its people that kill people.
> Mike Lorrey
Yeah, people kill people, overwhelmingly with guns. Crime rates in general may be on the rise in Britain and Japan, but murder rates are far below our own.
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