Gun Control Debate - Des Plaines, IL

Discuss the national Gun Control debate in Des Plaines, IL.

Would you support a ban on handguns?

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S .F . JONES

Schaumburg, IL

#1 Sep 25, 2010
I AM 100% APPOSED TO A BAN ON HAND GUNS !!
IF GUNS ARE BANNED ONLY THE CRIMINALS WOULD HAVE THEM AND THEN WHAT ! THE POLICE CANT BE EVERYWHERE AND SOME TIMES YOU HAVE TO BE ABLE TO PROTECT YOUR SELF !!

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Since: Apr 08

G'View

#3 Sep 27, 2010
My argument isn't about being able to protect yourself, it's about having the right to obtain and possess certain items, firearms being one of them. The argument against any sort of firearm is, naturally, the safety and security of those in a neighborhood. Firearms represent a potential for injury, therefore, they should be banned.
But that's not how it works. Approximately the same amount of people die from being in an automobile accident as do from a firearm (38500 and 33,808 respectively, for 2009), but I never hear anyone calling for a ban on cars.
Taxpayer

AOL

#4 Sep 27, 2010
How do i feel about gun control? Break into my house some night and I will show you first hand.
Jeff

Des Plaines, IL

#5 Sep 28, 2010
Data from every source I can find does NOT support banning handguns. Given that criminals don't care what the law says, it would seem to only take guns away from law-abiding citizens.
Ned

Aurora, IL

#6 Sep 29, 2010
constitutional rights,
C

Des Plaines, IL

#7 Sep 30, 2010
Guns defend our freedom
Legal Americal

Arlington Heights, IL

#8 Oct 3, 2010
The right to bear arms is under the second amendment. Which amendment again is health care under...???

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G'View

#9 Oct 4, 2010
Legal Americal wrote:
The right to bear arms is under the second amendment. Which amendment again is health care under...???
Well, it could be argued that it's in the Preamble - "...provide for the general welfare..."

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