interesting little factoid has emerged from a new Fox News poll of U.S. voters: Personal sentiments are strong and defiant among many U.S. gun owners. Question 46 in the wide-ranging survey of more than 1,000 registered voters asks if there is a gun in the household. Overall, 52 percent of the respondents said yes, someone in their home owned a gun. That number included 65 percent of Republicans, 59 percent of conservatives, 38 percent of Democrats and 41 percent of liberals. But on to Question 47, addressed to those with a gun in their home:
Comments: There is a large percentage of Democrats who would defy the law in this poll. Someone needs to send this to Schumer.
#18 and 19, I was thinking that a nail gun would be a handy tool to have at the ready and would hurt like heck if it was aimed and connected with tissue around the knees or thighs of an intruder, and then again as the bad guy is running away, in the buttocks!! This is cheering me up immensely!
To all my fellow gun owners...I pray that we are all smart enough to NOT march in the streets with our guns but Unite. The day that we march in the streets with our guns will be the day "O" sets loose his drones on us. Think people.....
Re: ignoring laws you consider "unconstitutional"...first: YOU don´t get to decide that. And second: just as newer, more brutal texts of the cur-an supercede earlier, gentler ones, Tyrant Hussein´s "Roolz for good Goobermint" supercede the United States Constitution. The job will be complete when he stacks the SOTUS with a couple more commie puppets.
Oh the pessimists. Let´s stay objective and keep things in context: Marching in the streets wasn´t even mentioned in the story. It looks like it is a comment by the poster Miss K. It´s only a hypothesis.
Let´s say every state revolted over a gun ban. Well then bamboozler needs at least 50 drones. If it is more than just the capitol in each state being marched on, he´ll need multiple drones and that gets complicated. He can´t drone himself out of every scenario. Besides what goes up must come down and we´ll converge on the air fields where they are launched and destroy them if he stoops that low.
This skeletal poseur is a foreign invader here to destroy the USA and implement Islamic Socialism and he should be treated as such as in no mercy. A comprehensive ban probably won´t happen but this man does not take no for an answer. Look what happened with the final decision on the UN/ACA.
hmmm. 2/3 of people who say they are weapon owners would defy a federal gun ban, and 100% of those who have weapons, but say they don´t would defy a federal gun ban, well, perhaps the militia will not be unarmed.
And just what is the "militia"? No less than the co-author of the 2nd Amendment, George Mason, tells us: "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people[.] ... To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them."
"I ask, Sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them." George Mason, Co-author of the Second Amendment, during Virginia´s Convention to Ratify the Constitution, 1788
I truly believe some day this country will implode and split up into states again. I am first a citizen of North Carolina and second a citizen of USA.
The most important amendment is the second amendment. If my forbears died to create the constitution of these United States....it is my obligation to defend it and die for it as well. Which I almost did once on a bloody trail on the Laotian border.
There are a lot of dangerous old men out here in America.....with much training, spirit and gumption.
These polls are meaningless. Anyone who would respond truthfully to some complete stranger calling their home and asking personal questions is an idiot to begin with and I don´t give a toot what they think about anything.
There was a demorat asssemblyman arrested for threatining the Nevada State speaker. When arrested during a traffic stop it was found he had a GUN in the car. Imagine that a Demorat politician with a gun... Story posted in the Las Vegas Review-Journal tried to post it by this site said it would not post from that domain?
Yeah, lost the guns in a fishing incident: fish jumped out of the water, stole the guns, said something about revenge, and we left lickity split. So all we´ve got is the tool box and the water guns. Hmm...
Section 1. After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited.
Section 2. The Congress and the several States shall have concurrent power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Section 3. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of the several States, as provided in the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the States by the Congress.
The above did not prohibit consumption. Section 1 contains the food & Walgreen´s exemption. Most states turned a blind eye to Section 2. It turned millions of American citizens into cynical criminals. It was a Progressive dream come true.
If they tried to disarm the people, this country would turn into Beirut. Our country is only as civilized, peaceful, and prosperous as it is because the people have, at least the illusion of liberty. Take away that illusion and you take away the reason for maintaining that peace.
#26 - Refill that thing with ammonia. My grandad use to fill a squirt gun with ammonia and use it to break dogs from chasing his car. It works! Whenever a dog would see his Olds coming down the road, they would run and hide. Can you imagine breaking into a house at night and getting a squirt of ammonia in the face?
It´s all so Communist smelling. Banning or putting down religion. Banning free speech by closing down the internet. Take your choice: Stalin, Hitler, Mao, there are so many examples of tyranny, and gun banning, gun prohibitions, gun confiscation are just another totalitarian move against law abiding citizens, as history proves. In America, all further threats to private ownership can only bring on a monstrous black market, exactly the way it has with illegal drugs. Half the American population will always have guns, will never give them up to any tyranny. Obama, Feinstein, Reid, Schumer, Bloomberg, Pelosi, Holder, have only one interest in promoting all these gun restrictions, and it is to make every citizen a criminal. Drug prohibition has already made thousands of otherwise innocent people into prison bound criminal status. Think of the thousands now in prison. Any future gun restrictions will only make peaceful citizens into a new criminal class. The shocking truth is that criminals, gangs today are not being attacked by the Obama driven anti gun fanatics, and certainly are not being properly punished for their felonious use and ownership of black market guns.
Somehow I get the idea from some comments that knocking on doors and asking for your guns might be hazardous to ones health. I´m sure Slick will sign the executive order at midnight just before he bugs out to his compound in Hawaii. Voting present as usual.
Americans are a little irritated that a dog eating Indonesian/Kenyan thinks he can ignore the Constitution. Impeach the stoner and his badly dressed wife.
The only thing that will keep us conservatives out of concentration camps in the future will be the fact that we are armed and ready to use those arms to defeat/kill the liberal tyrants that seek to enslave us. Never give up your guns - never. Obama and his kind would just love to enslave some 20-25 million white conservatives who stand between them and their cherished Stalinist "utopia". In the future, we conservatives and Christians will be forced to go underground, much like Chinese Christians are today. Be prepared for the coming storm. Obama is an evil doer. He is not one of us. He is an enslaver. He is a smiling Hitler, promising to make all EBT cards are delivered on time.
#32 thank you so much for your service! Surveys & polls - forget it. A month ago at 8PM on a cold dark night in our gated community there was a knock on the door & a woman with a badge with the Census Bureau located in Denver(not even in my state)asked me if I would answer a few questons. I replied "I won´t answer anything - I have already sent in my paperwork months ago. She gave me her card. I called & it was authenic so I called our security. They didn´t know anything about someone being here. Really a scary episode - wonder if they will do the same with guns. Let´s hope Ted Cruz & Rand Paul can raise a little hell!
Don´t think that a lot of those liberals and socialists don´t want to end the so-called War on Drugs, let all the drug related criminals out of the prisons, and crank up a new War on Guns putting the now law abiding firearms owners who possess would be banned firearms in those empty prison cells vacated by the drug dealers. Remember drug dealers to the related street criminals on down are more likely to vote for liberal Democrats then the majority of law abiding American firearms owners.
Ditto #33! To all y´all who ´´lost´´ your guns in boating accidents and other misfortunes, you have my sympathy. I feel your pain. Have you thought of the paperwork you had to fill out when you bought your wife´s Christmas present(S&W Airweight)? Or the case of 12ga you bought awhile back & had to ´´show´´ them your driver´s license? Or your membership in the NRA? (If they are coming for your guns, do you think they would hesitate to hack the NRA´s mailing list?) Just saying!
Wow. I had no idea so many guns had been lost overboard, though I should have realized it. Several good-sized lakes in this area can no longer be fished. They´re too shallow because of all the guns lying on the bottom.
I´m glad to say not one is mine! I just cannot, cannot, cannot imagine owning such dangerous icky things as guns! I´ve been told they´re very loud, too. Ewww! Don´t like loud stuff. Well, OK, there are some spots in Beethoven´s Ninth and -- but that´s another subject.
Forget the Super-Soaker stuff -- get a couple cans of wasp spray, the kind that shoot [oops!] a stream 20 feet. Keep one in the car, by the bed, near the front and back door. Potentially very useful in less-threatening situations. Seriously. OK?
Today Monday on Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski says..."But what do they WANT all these guns for?"... (in response to a story about Americans buying large amts of guns now.) Gee, Mika, think,try and think, Sqeeze those eyes togetehr. It might help if you invited REAL conservative guests on instead oft he Phony conservatives...
What about your subscriptions to gun magazines? The caller using the internet to gin up renewals told my wife that I got eight magazines and she got three. Everything about you is known and available to oppressive government. Patriots will have to go underground--literally drop out of society.
Alternate ways to dispose of those horrible loud dangerous toys 1. Send them to an Israeli with love 2.Send them to a muzzie rebel --booby trapped. 3. Send them to the SS with a note on the really secret services included in their contracts.
I´d like to point out to my friends across the aisle... pause and think about this... DC is surrounded by 100 million gun owners. This would be an important observation, but I´m soooo stupid.... everyone here and throughout the land has polluted our waterways with lost guns.
For those numerous responses about nail guns, I own two of them. There is a problem however. NEITHER will activate unless firmly pressed against wood or other stiff material. Just thought you would like to know. You can´t just pull the trigger and have a nail hurl through the air, like you may have seen on Danny Glover movies.
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