Gun Control Debate - Newport, KY

Discuss the national Gun Control debate in Newport, KY.

Would you support a ban on handguns?

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Jerry Kirn

Canal Winchester, OH

#1 Sep 24, 2010
Need I explain, really?
Shooter

Charlestown, IN

#2 Sep 24, 2010
Crime is growing and guns equalize.
Rick

Morehead, KY

#3 Sep 24, 2010
I am having trouble with gun control. Past 50 yards my groups all want to go to the right of my point of aim. I have tried putting less of my finger on the trigger and that has helped some but I still start grouping my shots to the right at anything over 50 yards.

I'm shooting a Ruger GP 100 in .357 mag with a 6 inch barrel. Would having a gunsmith lighten the trigger pull help or should I try something else?

Any advice would be appreciated.
concerned

Cincinnati, OH

#4 Sep 25, 2010
Do you want criminals to be the only ones with guns? I don't!
Tina Grome

Delaware, OH

#5 Sep 25, 2010
It's not like you can go to kmart and get a hand gun, you have to seek a permit, if you qualify you get your gun, if you have a record like beating your wife you don't, those are the controls we need to keep. If I want a gun to protect my family then I want a gun, it's our right as americans. I do think some kind of mandatory gun handling class should be required with the permit, I mean you have to show the drivers license department you are capable of handling a car before they give you a permit, the same should be done with guns. It's not the fact that guns are in homes that scare me, it's the owners who don't know how to use it that do.
poobah

Circleville, OH

#6 Sep 25, 2010
keep to defend myself agaionst them bad varmit's.and if you wanna play i can give you a quick answer,bang,bang.
Advisor

Charlestown, IN

#7 Sep 25, 2010
Rick wrote:
I am having trouble with gun control. Past 50 yards my groups all want to go to the right of my point of aim. I have tried putting less of my finger on the trigger and that has helped some but I still start grouping my shots to the right at anything over 50 yards.
I'm shooting a Ruger GP 100 in .357 mag with a 6 inch barrel. Would having a gunsmith lighten the trigger pull help or should I try something else?
Any advice would be appreciated.
Quit jerking LOL.
From Ky

AOL

#8 Sep 26, 2010
I don't want the bad guy to get hands on guns to hurt people
vietnam vet

Cincinnati, OH

#9 Oct 2, 2010
From Ky, quit talking stupid buy yourself a gun and kill the bad guy,bad guys all have guns,guns dont hurt people,people hurt people,everyone should have a gun and know how to use it,only the strong survive LM
vietnam vet

Cincinnati, OH

#10 Oct 2, 2010
From Ky are you crazy all bad people have guns,buy a gun and learn how to use it!everyone should own a gun,if the bad guy knows you have a gun then he will think twice before he tries to hurt you

“Frontline Of RainbowCoalition”

Since: Feb 08

newport,ky

#11 Oct 4, 2010
Charlies!
Rombo

Latonia, KY

#12 Oct 4, 2010
Legalize DOPE and ban guns that will make the US a safer place.
Homer

Latonia, KY

#13 Oct 4, 2010
Rick wrote:
I am having trouble with gun control. Past 50 yards my groups all want to go to the right of my point of aim. I have tried putting less of my finger on the trigger and that has helped some but I still start grouping my shots to the right at anything over 50 yards.
I'm shooting a Ruger GP 100 in .357 mag with a 6 inch barrel. Would having a gunsmith lighten the trigger pull help or should I try something else?
Any advice would be appreciated.
You just need to adjust your sights.
Southern Style

Louisville, KY

#14 Oct 6, 2010
banning weapons takes away our ability to protect oursevlves. Do you thing a criminal will not have a weapon because of the banning of weapons.
vietnam vet

Cincinnati, OH

#15 Oct 6, 2010
why ask a stupid question?
vietnam vet

Cincinnati, OH

#16 Oct 6, 2010
homer, your gp100 has a 5 groove,right hand twist 1:18.75 in the barrel i do like the triple lock system great gun,just shoot the crack heads at 25 to 30 yards,hell if you want them at 50 yards grab your rifle,long live the nra lm
Rob Rummel

Newport, KY

#17 Jan 17, 2013
if they take guns away from the law law abiding citizens what is stopping the non law abiding citizens from getting their hands on them and killing us with no way to defend our self's?
Ted Nugent for Mayor

Newport, KY

#18 Jan 19, 2013
People have died protecting our rights. With a lick of a pen the President thinks he can do as he wishes. Sounds a lot like what Hitler did. It's not going to happen here.
no more tea

Cincinnati, OH

#19 Jan 20, 2013
Handguns should be legal....except in the hands of the TEA PARTY who can't be trusted!!
Lady in red

Loveland, OH

#20 Jan 21, 2013
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