This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards.

What's with America's obsession with guns?

  • Topic Archived
  1. Boards
  2. Politics
  3. What's with America's obsession with guns?
2 years ago#1
Every other developed country in the Western World has common sense gun control legislation and look at their expotential decrease in homicides compared with America's.
---
"There is only one god, and his name is Death. And there is only one thing we say to Death: 'Not today'." - Syrio Forel
2 years ago#2
Are... are you suggesting we have not also seen a decrease in homicides O.o ?
---
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. -Plato
http://tinyurl.com/JoinThisIRunIt
2 years ago#3
What's with your obsession with guns? Why does it bother you so much? Just stop talking about it and let people have their hobbies.
---
http://i.imgur.com/imGAY.png
http://lostfacts.net
2 years ago#4
What other country has 300+ million people?

And it's not an "obsession with guns" that's at the core, it's the freedom that was granted to us, whether it's the 1st, 2nd, 3rd or whatever amendment in the Constitution.
---
I can walk away from millions because it's not right, but I'll be damned if I'll back an inch from a dime because it has to be so.-Bruce Lee
2 years ago#5
AceVanquish posted...
What's with your obsession with guns? Why does it bother you so much? Just stop talking about it and let people have their hobbies.


Killing people is a hobby?
---
Libertarian Socialist - Combining the two worst people you met at college into one.
2 years ago#6
It's a correlation with the freedom phenomenon and loss of autonomy. Frankly, I think the gun obsession is inconsistent. People wanting to defend their freedom should be fanatical on all manner of self defense, like the martial arts.
---
with Santorum in the White House immoral acts like Sandy Hook and the Aurora Massacre would not have happened. -Bored troll looking to tango
2 years ago#7
Lawful gun owners don't commit violent crimes, so if they want to have guns regardless of the type it's their own business.

On the other hand, violent crimes that are committed with guns will be committed regardless of a country's gun laws because criminals don't care about the law. You can restrict or ban guns all you want and criminals will still get them.
2 years ago#8
We were given the right to bear arms in case the government ever got to much power and oppressed its people. now that the government has to much power and oppresses the people they want to take our guns away. its really that simple.
---
http://www.youtube.com/user/Thereal50inchDLP -contains my Dreamcast project of putting HD vids of each US game up.http://bf3stats.com/stats_360/louerina
2 years ago#9
People wanting to defend their freedom should be fanatical on all manner of self defense, like the martial arts.

Indeed, I'm always amazed at the almost Stockholm Syndrome-like passiveness to being victimized.
---
I can walk away from millions because it's not right, but I'll be damned if I'll back an inch from a dime because it has to be so.-Bruce Lee
2 years ago#10
TheOpposite posted...
Lawful gun owners don't commit violent crimes, so if they want to have guns regardless of the type it's their own business.

On the other hand, violent crimes that are committed with guns will be committed regardless of a country's gun laws because criminals don't care about the law. You can restrict or ban guns all you want and criminals will still get them.


LOL. "People aren't rapists until they commit rape!"

Thanks, Sherlock.
---
Currently playing: Borderlands 2, LoL, Super Mario 3DS, Kid Icarus: Uprising, Pokemon White 2, NSMB3DS.
  1. Boards
  2. Politics
  3. What's with America's obsession with guns?

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived