Would an assault weapons ban work?

Would an assault weapons ban work?

There are 3769 comments on the The Washington Post story from Dec 17, 2012, titled Would an assault weapons ban work?. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

When Adam Lanza shot 26 people in Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, he used a Bushmaster AR-15 , a popular style of semiautomatic rifle that can rapidly fire multiple high-velocity rounds, according to law enforcement officials.

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#2345 Jan 12, 2013
Malcom wrote:
Thomas Jefferson
600+ slaves

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#2346 Jan 12, 2013
just another guy wrote:
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And those 87 yesterday, how many did I have anything to do with?
If you aren't part of the solution, GayGuy, you are part of the problem.

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#2347 Jan 12, 2013
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Every thing the left does is hypocritical.
I was visiting with my state Senator. I told him I think it is time we mobilize honest people to fight the dishonest leftists.
You are full of [email protected], GayGuy.

If you stepped into my office, I would have told you so before you got to your third sentence.

Then I would have slapped the snot out of you, kicked you in your grapes, and tossed you out on your ass into the hall.

So let's not pretend you had time to give someone a speech.

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#2348 Jan 12, 2013
californio wrote:
Fact is a majority of those who died committed suicide.
Yes.

So?

Almost all are killed with a firearm- they a moment of weakness, they are left alone with that gun that daddy left unlocked in a drawer, and then they are dead.

People do not survive from suicide attempts using a firearm.

PS: the children in Sandy Hook did not commit suicide.

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#2349 Jan 12, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>My my, yet again you still struggle with the lies. Why not try something different, proof?
Why don't you stick to one alias, Au Dumbo?

PS: guns in Mexico come from US.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-493738...

More:

http://articles.cnn.com/2011-06-14/us/mexico....

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#2350 Jan 12, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
Sedition is at hand.
Anything to keep from geeting a real job, eh, Au Dumbo?
brown eyes

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#2351 Jan 12, 2013
Alexander the Great Greek Alexander 111 of Macadon (20/21 July 356 10/11 June 323 BC) commonly known as Alexander the Great was my nickname for Alexander Haig Europe NATO. GF008 Safer World 2013
Spocko

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#2352 Jan 12, 2013
just another guy wrote:
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Like when the executive branch issues executive orders rather than going through the legal legislative process.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away. Your inability to learn facts and skills to apply them is spectacular!
Spocko

Oakland, CA

#2353 Jan 12, 2013
just another guy wrote:
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Every thing the left does is hypocritical.
I was visiting with my state Senator. I told him I think it is time we mobilize honest people to fight the dishonest leftists. My idea is to develop a sheet that will list the state officials representing my area, the federal representatives, those who are the worst offenders of our rights and freedoms, and how to look up what is going on in our state and federal governments. Provide all the contact info. Copy and pass out as many as I can.
It is time we have to quit just meeting in the gun shop or coffee shop and griping about what is going on. Maybe it is too late , but we owe it to our grandchildren to do everything possible.
Oh , my Senator and I also discussed the quality of various match triggers for the AR.
To only find comfort, and safety, in arms is very, very sad indeed. Ronald Reagan was pro-gun control because he feared the armed Black Panthers. The Ku Klux Klan was founded in order to seize guns from free blacks. I don't buy the notion of Second Amendment absolutists that individually-owned guns are the best defense against the imposition of tyrannical rule in America, if anything it’s comical, I think we're pretty safe from tyrannical rule.

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

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#2354 Jan 12, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The blooming idiot is the person who cannot read and exclaims that Obama 'want' to take guns away from idiots like yourself.
Background checks for *all* gun sales.
I do understand how you not being able to buy because you can't pass has upset you so.
I bet it's like that spot drug tests your PO makes you take, eh?
Annoying, eh?
FLAGGED, off-topic, cross-posted barefoot2626

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#2355 Jan 12, 2013
Vance1 wrote:
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FLAGGED, off-topic, cross-posted barefoot2626
Poor Vince: pouting since his little Hitler quote turned out to be George Mason, American founding father.

Forgive me for pointing it out, Vince.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

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#2356 Jan 12, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Poor Vince: pouting since his little Hitler quote turned out to be George Mason, American founding father.
Forgive me for pointing it out, Vince.
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
FLAGGED, off-topic, cross-posted barefoot2626

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#2357 Jan 12, 2013
Gosh, Vince, I could be wrong, I am just hoping you can confirm the source of this quote THAT YOU POSTED:
Vance1 wrote:
Why did Hitler say "To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them"?
Are you sure it was Hitler?
brown eyes

Salem, VA

#2358 Jan 12, 2013
Pink Panther you are so good did Lee Harvey Oswald act alone? GF008 Safer World 2013
downhill246

Delray Beach, FL

#2359 Jan 12, 2013
Spocko wrote:
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Yes it has moron, under a different name M16! You can call them whatever you like, when a rifle is capable of killing or injuring 80 people in less than 60 seconds in a movie theater, call it ‘full’ call it ‘semi’— it's semantics and a mere technicality!!!
Liberal logic also gave us gun free zones. Do you think the American soldier would exchange his M16 for an AR15 if he had the choice?
Me neither.
brown eyes

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#2360 Jan 12, 2013
Wesley Clark was brilliant General. GF008 Safer World 2013
downhill246

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#2361 Jan 12, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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600+ slaves
That were denied the right to keep and bear arms. How did that work out for them?

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#2362 Jan 12, 2013
downhill246 wrote:
Liberal logic also gave us gun free zones.
The NRA gave the Connecticut killer the assault weapon and the massacre magazines that he used to put ten and eleven bullet holes in each child.

Americans aren't blaming the video games for this, Donglicker.
downhill246

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#2363 Jan 12, 2013
Spocko wrote:
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To only find comfort, and safety, in arms is very, very sad indeed. Ronald Reagan was pro-gun control because he feared the armed Black Panthers. The Ku Klux Klan was founded in order to seize guns from free blacks. I don't buy the notion of Second Amendment absolutists that individually-owned guns are the best defense against the imposition of tyrannical rule in America, if anything it’s comical, I think we're pretty safe from tyrannical rule.
On Sept 10,2001 you probably would have thought it a rather comical idea bordering on the absurd that a bunch of Muslims armed with only box cutters could destroy the World Trade Centers and do major damage to the Pentagon and murder about 3000 people in the process.

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#2364 Jan 12, 2013
downhill246 wrote:
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That were denied the right to keep and bear arms. How did that work out for them?
HAHAHAAHAHAHAHHA!

The more DNA you swallow, the softer your brain cells get.

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