States with strict gun laws found to have fewer shooting deaths

Mar 7, 2013 Full story: Reuters 5,070

States that have more laws restricting gun ownership have lower rates of death from shootings, both suicides and homicides, a study by researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard University found.

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“Sharia, NOT!”

Since: Jul 10

Chesapeake, VA

#5608 Jun 27, 2013
Wall Street Government wrote:
<quoted text>
But I work for Walmart and I am "well to do".
Thanks to all that teabagger "welfare".
Couldn't have done it without you.
I need a vacation but don't have a home in Bermuda, so be a good teabagger and make sure I get my tax incentive this month.
Thanks.
Must be a retiree that did not plan adequately and now relies on Uncle Sam and Walamrt to make ends meet.
Poor Free Bagger

“Sharia, NOT!”

Since: Jul 10

Chesapeake, VA

#5609 Jun 27, 2013
Wall Street Government wrote:
The problem with Reaganomics is eventually you run out of taxpayer money.
Then get the Federal Reserve to print more and the "capitalist" are happy again.
Hmmmm....The problem with O'bama's bailouts is eventually you run out of taxpayer money.
Then get the Federal Reserve to print more and the "capitalist" are happy again.

Same story, different messiah.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#5610 Jun 27, 2013
Anti-Fascism wrote:
<quoted text>
Next time, be specific and put words in quotations and explanations for such words, clearly splitting them up to clarify your point; then it won't look like *you're* claiming those words.
It's *your* fault. Learn from your mistakes now.
You *still* cannot answer my original question concerning how so-called "teabaggers" are "dangerous," as you so cluelessly claim.
You embarrass yourself further. Keep going!:-)
NEXT time?

Watch the clip.

Learn from your mistakes.

I usually anticipate stupidity on topix, I didn't know I needed to make sure people use their brain.

I usually correct them after the fact, not before.

Teabaggers are dangerous because their STUPID and think their smart.

That is a recipe for disaster.

You're a perfect example.

Poor teabagger.

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#5611 Jun 27, 2013
Wall Street Government wrote:
<quoted text>
NEXT time?
Watch the clip.
Learn from your mistakes.
I usually anticipate stupidity on topix, I didn't know I needed to make sure people use their brain.
I usually correct them after the fact, not before.
Teabaggers are dangerous because their STUPID and think their smart.
That is a recipe for disaster.
You're a perfect example.
Poor teabagger.
That Florida sun is bringing your ignorance out front, for all to see. Talk about stupid? Your use 'their' for they are, or they're and the reader is the one whose stupid? Go back to your English class Lil Boy?
Besara

Omaha, NE

#5612 Jun 27, 2013
Wall Street Government wrote:
The problem with Reaganomics is eventually you run out of taxpayer money.
Then get the Federal Reserve to print more and the "capitalist" are happy again.
Said the urine-soaked fleabagger. You kneel and suck off big government for your sustenance.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#5613 Jun 27, 2013
Chicagoan by Birth wrote:
<quoted text>That Florida sun is bringing your ignorance out front, for all to see. Talk about stupid? Your use 'their' for they are, or they're and the reader is the one whose stupid? Go back to your English class Lil Boy?
Yes.

Much worse than commenting on a video that you didn't watch.

Much worse than commenting on a thread without reading it.

Poor teabagger.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#5614 Jun 27, 2013
Besara wrote:
<quoted text>Said the urine-soaked fleabagger. You kneel and suck off big government for your sustenance.
As the teabagger anticipates the trickle of corporate profit to "trickle" down as rain.

Poor teabagger.

“Science not Conservatism”

Since: Jan 12

Progress, not Denial

#5615 Jun 27, 2013
Anti-Fascism wrote:
<quoted text>
Spreading your blatant misled opinions and/or lies again?
Why would they write this in the 13 Amendment of the Virginia Bill of Rights (1776)...EDITED.....
You're an hysterical gun-nut desperate for traction and taking out-of-context quotes from other historical documents to try to support your twisted view of the Constitution.

We don't form militias anymore. Thus, the right to bear arms is outdated and meaningless. We need IMO to substitute strong, modern gun-control laws in its place.

You can disagree, fine, but don't pretend I'm "lying" or whatever other childish insults pops into your tiny head.

“Science not Conservatism”

Since: Jan 12

Progress, not Denial

#5616 Jun 27, 2013
Besara wrote:
<quoted text>Said the urine-soaked fleabagger. You kneel and suck off big government for your sustenance.
You just suck, period.'Nuff said.

“Science not Conservatism”

Since: Jan 12

Progress, not Denial

#5617 Jun 27, 2013
FormerParatrooper wrote:
<quoted text>
Really? Does that mean the entire Constitution is outdated? We have cars, electricity, computers and indoor plumbing. Do the rights recognize only the technology of the time?
What parts of the Constitutuion do cars, electricity, computers and indoor plumbing negate, exactly?:)

“Science not Conservatism”

Since: Jan 12

Progress, not Denial

#5618 Jun 27, 2013
Anti-Fascism wrote:
....EDITED.....He actually thinks our lawfully backed rights are limited only to the technology created at the time the Bill of Rights?
I mean, talk about clueless! lol! How could anyone ever bring up such an imbecilic thing yet not fear the obvious embarrassment that'd follow?
Only trolls, those with low intelligence, the insane or traitors specifically seeking to work with fascists within the system to overthrow our rights, one step at a time.
....EDITED....
Get someone to explain to you what a 'strawman argument' is, troll. And then please, stop preaching to yourself in the mirror and taking yourself so seriously....LOL

“Science not Conservatism”

Since: Jan 12

Progress, not Denial

#5619 Jun 27, 2013
The 2nd Amendment did not become outdated as a result of jet aircraft, RPGs, or tanks. It became outdated as a result of standing armies, the National Guard, and police and sherriff's forces, not to mention the FBI, which protect us from attack from abroad and crime and insurrection here at home.

'A well regulated Militia no longer being necessary to the security of a free State, the 2nd Amendment right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall hereby be repealed.'

Let's vote!:)
Marauder

Valdez, AK

#5620 Jun 27, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>
You're an hysterical gun-nut desperate for traction and taking out-of-context quotes from other historical documents to try to support your twisted view of the Constitution.
We don't form militias anymore. Thus, the right to bear arms is outdated and meaningless. We need IMO to substitute strong, modern gun-control laws in its place.
You can disagree, fine, but don't pretend I'm "lying" or whatever other childish insults pops into your tiny head.
"We don't form militias anymore."

ROTFLMAO...right. Try doing a search on State militias...then come back and say "We don't form militias anymore."

"Thus, the right to bear arms is outdated and meaningless. We need IMO to substitute strong, modern gun-control laws in its place."

So you base YOUR opinion on the ignoring of actual facts to make your point.
Marauder

Valdez, AK

#5621 Jun 27, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>
Get someone to explain to you what a 'strawman argument' is, troll. And then please, stop preaching to yourself in the mirror and taking yourself so seriously....LOL
DC v Heller;

"Some have made the argument, bordering on the frivolous, that only those arms in existence in the 18th century are protected by the Second Amendment. We do not interpret constitutional rights that way. Just as the First Amendment protects modern forms of communications, e.g., Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union, 521 U. S. 844, 849 (1997), and the Fourth Amendment applies to modernforms of search, e.g., Kyllo v. United States, 533 U. S. 27, 3536 (2001), the Second Amendment extends, prima facie, to all instruments that constitute bearable arms, even those that were not in existence at the time of the founding."

Repeated for emphasize;

"...the Second Amendment extends, prima facie, to all instruments that constitute bearable arms, even those that were not in existence at the time of the founding."
Marauder

Valdez, AK

#5622 Jun 27, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
The 2nd Amendment did not become outdated as a result of jet aircraft, RPGs, or tanks. It became outdated as a result of standing armies, the National Guard, and police and sherriff's forces, not to mention the FBI, which protect us from attack from abroad and crime and insurrection here at home.
'A well regulated Militia no longer being necessary to the security of a free State, the 2nd Amendment right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall hereby be repealed.'
Let's vote!:)
The 2nd Amendment is NOT outdated. It was instituted "BY THE PEOPLE" (Bill of Rights restricting the gov't) in fear of some of those things you list...and they have only gotten larger and more agressive.

"Let's vote!:)"

NO! MY INDIVIUAL RIGHT is NOT up for a vote...period!!!

“Science not Conservatism”

Since: Jan 12

Progress, not Denial

#5623 Jun 27, 2013
Marauder wrote:
<quoted text>
"We don't form militias anymore."
ROTFLMAO...right. Try doing a search on State militias...then come back and say "We don't form militias anymore."
"Thus, the right to bear arms is outdated and meaningless. We need IMO to substitute strong, modern gun-control laws in its place."
So you base YOUR opinion on the ignoring of actual facts to make your point.
I'm not talking about random collections of right-wng nuts, racists, and White Supremacists who get together to play in the woods on weekends, doofus. Those aren't real "militias."

My opinion is that a right to bear arms based only on the formation of militias is outdated, yes. Try refuting it instead of spluttering and babbline.

“Science not Conservatism”

Since: Jan 12

Progress, not Denial

#5624 Jun 27, 2013
Marauder wrote:
<quoted text>
The 2nd Amendment is NOT outdated. It was instituted "BY THE PEOPLE" (Bill of Rights restricting the gov't) in fear of some of those things you list...and they have only gotten larger and more agressive.
"Let's vote!:)"
NO! MY INDIVIUAL RIGHT is NOT up for a vote...period!!!
Not YET it's not.....LOL

“Science not Conservatism”

Since: Jan 12

Progress, not Denial

#5625 Jun 27, 2013
Marauder wrote:
<quoted text>
DC v Heller;
"Some have made the argument, bordering on the frivolous, that only those arms in existence in the 18th century are protected by the Second Amendment. We do not interpret constitutional rights that way. Just as the First Amendment protects modern forms of communications, e.g., Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union, 521 U. S. 844, 849 (1997), and the Fourth Amendment applies to modernforms of search, e.g., Kyllo v. United States, 533 U. S. 27, 3536 (2001), the Second Amendment extends, prima facie, to all instruments that constitute bearable arms, even those that were not in existence at the time of the founding."
Repeated for emphasize;
"...the Second Amendment extends, prima facie, to all instruments that constitute bearable arms, even those that were not in existence at the time of the founding."
Go back and read my post and try to comprehend that I'm not basing opposition to the 2nd Amendment, or unregulated possession of firearms, solely on a technological argument.

“Science not Conservatism”

Since: Jan 12

Progress, not Denial

#5626 Jun 27, 2013
Of course, by REINTERPRETING the 2nd Amendment to include MODERN firearms, you gunners are doing exactly what most Righties complain about when it comes to Liberals - that they see the Constitution as a document which can be interpreted in changing ways based on changing times.

Heh
Besara

Des Moines, IA

#5627 Jun 27, 2013
tha Pedophile wrote:
<quoted text>
You just suck, period.'Nuff said.
Said the gutless pedo troll.

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