Kennesaw, GA 1982 Gun Mandate

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Enzyte Bob

Blacklick, OH

#1 Feb 27, 2013
NEWS FROM THE ENLIGHTENED REGIONS: Kennesaw, Georgia’s 1982 Gun Mandate Still On The Books, Every Home Owns A Gun.

Kennesaw’s 1982 gun mandate was a direct response to a gun -ban- enacted a year earlier in Morton Grove, Illinois. That was later deemed unconstitutional, but Kennesaw’s law is still on the books.

Added Lt. Graydon,“It was not meant to be an enforceable law. The police department has never searched homes to make sure you had a gun. It was meant more or less as a political statement to support citizens’ second amendment rights to own firearms.”

After the law went into effect in 1982, city leaders say they witnessed a 29% drop in crime. Over the last 30 years, the crime rate has remained low with just four gun-related homicides.

“Our crime rate is generally less than half the national average,” added Lt. Graydon.
Enzyte Bob

Blacklick, OH

#2 Feb 27, 2013
Enzyte Bob

Blacklick, OH

#4 Feb 27, 2013
You cannot kill a Spook wrote:
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See having armed citizens works.
I don't have a problem with people keeping guns at home.

But think of it this way. Think of all the botched home remodeling jobs at the hands of do-it-yourself-ers. If people can't put up drywall the right way, do you think the average moron is able to handle guns any better?

That's my only problem with the gun nut crowd. Otherwise, I agree with you guys.

“Ludibrium est onus genio”

Since: Dec 11

Planet Earth

#5 Feb 27, 2013
Enzyte Bob wrote:
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I don't have a problem with people keeping guns at home.
But think of it this way. Think of all the botched home remodeling jobs at the hands of do-it-yourself-ers. If people can't put up drywall the right way, do you think the average moron is able to handle guns any better?
That's my only problem with the gun nut crowd. Otherwise, I agree with you guys.
4 inches left or right of center works better with a gun than it does with drywall.
Enzyte Bob

Blacklick, OH

#6 Feb 27, 2013
TonyD2 wrote:
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4 inches left or right of center works better with a gun than it does with drywall.
It's a very serious point I'm trying to make.

The average moron can't paint well, can't install floor tile, can't clean gutters, can't change a tire, can't unclog a drain, can't change a faucet, can't eat properly ... basically can't do anything himself! And these are all very simple things!

And you want to encourage these people to carry guns?
Enzyte Bob

Blacklick, OH

#8 Feb 27, 2013
You cannot kill a Spook wrote:
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Define paint well. Give me an HVLP gun I can paint. Give me a roller and tray and not so well. Give.me a rifle and I can kill anything I see.
Not you! I encourage someone like you to pack!... But go into the average 40 year old tract home around say, the Groveport area where all the do-it-yourselfers ran amok! Look at the awful paint and tile jobs and then ask yourself if these people should carry guns.

Or ask yourself about all the morons who blow themselves up by putting gasoline in space heaters? These people should be encouraged to carry weapons around? LOL

Let's face it, it's a function of living in the city. Most people are dumbasses.

“Ludibrium est onus genio”

Since: Dec 11

Planet Earth

#9 Feb 27, 2013
Enzyte Bob wrote:
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It's a very serious point I'm trying to make.
The average moron can't paint well, can't install floor tile, can't clean gutters, can't change a tire, can't unclog a drain, can't change a faucet, can't eat properly ... basically can't do anything himself! And these are all very simple things!
And you want to encourage these people to carry guns?
Whether I encourage them or not (or whether I trust them or not) is not the issue, it's whether they have the right to or not. And unless there's a good reason why they shouldn't (and I don't think the ability to paint or hang drywall qualifies as a good reason), they should have that right.
Enzyte Bob

Blacklick, OH

#10 Feb 27, 2013
TonyD2 wrote:
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Whether I encourage them or not (or whether I trust them or not) is not the issue, it's whether they have the right to or not. And unless there's a good reason why they shouldn't (and I don't think the ability to paint or hang drywall qualifies as a good reason), they should have that right.
I'm just using it as an example. Incompetence pervades most people's lives, from the inabilities to control their libidos to drug habits to just the general slipshod way they approach life.

Look what poor judgement people have when it comes to everyday decisons! The average buffoon cannot connect the dots. Do you trust the average buffoon to make a split-second decision involving life and death?

Yes, they have the right to carry guns and should retain that life.

No, we should NOT encourage these buffoons to be running around armed with the fantasy that one day they're going to get to play hero.

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#11 Feb 27, 2013
Enzyte Bob wrote:
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It's a very serious point I'm trying to make.
The average moron can't paint well, can't install floor tile, can't clean gutters, can't change a tire, can't unclog a drain, can't change a faucet, can't eat properly ... basically can't do anything himself! And these are all very simple things!
And you want to encourage these people to carry guns?
Don't worry, Bob. I've spent a lot of time in Georgia since 1970. They know how to use their guns. My 10 year old niece can make a pretty tight little circle on that target with a Glock! I couldn't do that at 10.
Louanne

Cincinnati, OH

#12 Feb 27, 2013
The people are empowered to regulate (train) the gun-toting militia.

Says it explicitly in the second amendment...

Amendment 2 - Right to Bear Arms

"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

The people directly exercise their law-making power through local government.
Enzyte Bob

Blacklick, OH

#13 Feb 27, 2013
Seriouslady wrote:
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Don't worry, Bob. I've spent a lot of time in Georgia since 1970. They know how to use their guns. My 10 year old niece can make a pretty tight little circle on that target with a Glock! I couldn't do that at 10.
I still have my doubts. You need common sense in order to connect the dots. People in general simply cannot connect the dots anymore because most people have no common sense.

“animis opibusque parati”

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#14 Feb 27, 2013
Enzyte Bob wrote:
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I still have my doubts. You need common sense in order to connect the dots. People in general simply cannot connect the dots anymore because most people have no common sense.
If there were a common sense test, our halls of government would be vacant.

Bob, you sound just like a nanny Prog.

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