Gun Control Debate - Greeneville, TN

Discuss the national Gun Control debate in Greeneville, TN.

Would you support a ban on handguns?

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goober

United States

#1 Sep 23, 2010
There is nothing wrong with me havin a gun I am a woman who got my gun permit and I carry everywhere I go....I know when and how to use it and the situations ...I was stalked and threatened and my kids were to I will not go anywhere without my gun sorry
Hammer

Gallatin, TN

#2 Sep 23, 2010
No way.
MystDefy

Knoxville, TN

#3 Sep 23, 2010
You can have my gun when you pry it from my cold, lifeless hand.
reality check

Gallatin, TN

#4 Sep 23, 2010
Banning guns only keeps them out of the hands of the people who obtain them legally. I can just imagine a criminal saying "you know, I am fine with pulling this armed robbery, but dammit I would have to break the law to get a gun." Personally the only reason I carry a 45 is because they don't make a 46.
Scrounger

Knoxville, TN

#5 Sep 23, 2010
Boy this is a trainwreck in the makin.

Since: Sep 10

Fort Campbell, TN

#6 Sep 23, 2010
I am proud to say that I carry a handgun everywhere I go that they are aloud. I think that every woman should take the class and obtain their permit to carry. A woman has to know how to defend herself and take care of herself. I don't depend on a man to protect me and my family. We all own handguns and we know how to use them properly. It's the people who abuse the way to use them that give everyone else a bad name. I think that it is a good thing to have a gun for protection. I do feel that they should be kept out of the reach of children and only used if necessary to protect yourself or your family. Being able to own and carry a handgun is my right and I am thankful to have it.
fred

Jonesborough, TN

#7 Sep 23, 2010
lol reality nice but they do make a Desert Eagle .50 thats what i carry makes me lean to one side tho lmao
Mr. Jerry P. Childers

Sandy Springs, SC

#8 Sep 23, 2010
I Oppose because as a former US Marine and a citizen of the United States We the people are being walked on, Taken advantage of with strong arm communistic tactics. This Great Nation was founded on freedom and the right to have and bare arms. God bless America and Semper Fi.

Since: Aug 10

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#9 Sep 23, 2010
Gun control? How about people control? That's all we need.
Anonymous

Brentwood, TN

#10 Sep 23, 2010
Zool wrote:
Gun control? How about people control? That's all we need.
you tell them
yuc couldn't be more right
Capitan Obvious

Gallatin, TN

#11 Sep 23, 2010
Zool wrote:
Gun control? How about people control? That's all we need.
someone needs to control you. OBVIOUSLY you need it sir Zool

“The Man, The Myth, The Legend”

Since: Jun 10

Do ya feel lucky punk?

#12 Sep 23, 2010
Criminals don't abide by the law anyway...why would they abide by a law that says not to own guns? All this would do is take guns away from law abiding citizens and give criminals free reign. Good luck taking mine away.
Al Bino

Gallatin, TN

#13 Sep 23, 2010
I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it.
R L H

Jonesborough, TN

#14 Sep 23, 2010
With the way people r on DRUG'S right now and steelin people blind I'd be damned If I'd give up my gun

Since: Dec 09

Franklin, TN

#15 Sep 24, 2010
In countries where there are very strict gun control laws the murder rates are much, much lower. Free access to guns result in a higher number of gun deaths.
dude

United States

#16 Sep 24, 2010
"The beauty of the second amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it" -Thomas Jefferson

It is only the far left wing loons, like the one above who would oppose the second amendment. The day the government decides to take guns away from citizens will be among the bloodiest in our nation's history. Fortunately, that day will never come.
Rambo

Antioch, TN

#17 Sep 24, 2010
I have a permit to carry and support anyone who wants to exercise the right to bear arms.
thats right

United States

#18 Sep 24, 2010
Yes that's right I just got out of a relationship about seven months ago where he was real controlling and obsessive. He threatened my two young children and myself .. I did go get an order of protection which he's violated a few times, and I do have a gun permit ...ill be damned if anybody threatens me or my family again. I had the training and I know when to use it or when not to use and both my kids will know how also....I will protect my family no matter what

“Dont ask i wont tell!”

Since: Sep 10

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#19 Sep 24, 2010
With the current breaking and entering crime rate in greene county with out hand guns for the non criminal element where would be no protection for families. It is not hard to be a criminal and get a gun but if you are a law abiding citizen and want one you have to jump through hoops. Gun Control solves nothing but getting good people killed

“Dont ask i wont tell!”

Since: Sep 10

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#20 Sep 24, 2010
snub nosed .38 special and proud of it. I used to be one of those women that screamed at my husband for even thinking about bringing a gun into our home. NO MORE. I will not stand back and allow my family to become victims. I grew up with guns and i know how to break down, clean, reassemble, load and fire most personal guns (i wouldnt know what to do with an ak or something like that) I am not afraid to sleep at night, and i will never live in fear agian. Tote on America and Greene County, gun control would never pass, this is America after all

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