Gun Control Debate - Roseburg, OR

Discuss the national Gun Control debate in Roseburg, OR.

Would you support a ban on handguns?

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Dave

Roseburg, OR

#1 Sep 25, 2010
The Second Amendment of the Constitution allows citizens to protect themselves from the tyranny of government.
Lt. Sniper

Roseburg, OR

#2 Sep 26, 2010
Law enforcement is a great "after action" to crime, but never there to protect you when needed. Self protection is not only a right, it is a responsibility of every able bodied, non- criminal citizen.
Jerry

Bickleton, WA

#3 Sep 27, 2010
I would never be with out my guns as there is to much crime out there and i love my freedom to do so .
Randy

Roseburg, OR

#4 Oct 12, 2010
Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. Cross reference the bad things that happen with hand gus vs. the total count of hand guns to get a vague idea injury analysis. Not rocket science.
Dennis

Roseburg, OR

#5 Oct 19, 2010
As a retired deputy sheriff I can verify that, in most cases, the police arrive in time to draw chalk lines around the deceased, not in time to save them. It's not what we, as law enforcement officers, want but it is a fact of life when each officer on duty is responsible for miles of territory and tens of thousands of persons. If you value your life, as well as the lives of your family, friends and innocent neighbors, you will responsibly own, be completely familiar with,regularly practice with and be mentally prepared to use some form of firearm against some thug who makes his/her living by creating victims. In most cases you should have a handgun,legally carried and with you at all times the law allows...yes, even in church. Look at the many innocent lives which have been recently lost in "no firearms allowed" areas like the schools, churches and even the processing area at Ft Hood. Then look at what happened to an entire ethnic population in Europe in the 1930's and 1940's when they expected someone from " the government" to look out for and protect them. If you don't prepare yourself to "go down fighting" that's your business I guess, but for me, I'm going to try my best to see that it's the bad guys who lose...not the innocent would-be victim. Just the rambling thoughts of an Old Fart.
Danny

Eugene, OR

#6 Oct 19, 2010
A plain and simple NO!!!! I will not give up my guns because of the jerks that don't like them, especially that muslim lover holding the office of president.
sig saure

Roseburg, OR

#7 Nov 21, 2010
Guns like anything else that are legal to have. A long debate is not needed. If its legal I should have free access to it.
No One

Central Point, OR

#8 Nov 30, 2010
Danny wrote:
A plain and simple NO!!!! I will not give up my guns because of the jerks that don't like them, especially that muslim lover holding the office of president.
I'm like you Danny, a Racist!
J D

United States

#9 Dec 6, 2010
No reason for the ban, except government control. Oregon has less crime than California and Washington because armed responsible citizens work. Criminals do not care about bans.
Informed citizen

Roseburg, OR

#10 Dec 7, 2010
Why do you morons keep asking this question after getting slammed on this issue? No one wants anyone to control access to firearms by lawful owners. Are you dense or just not getting the answer you want.
Avid Hunter

Lebanon, OR

#11 Dec 8, 2010
Right to Bear Arms, Don't forget the 10 commandments that our country was built on

“Winchester Model 1894”

Since: Apr 07

Roy, Washington

#12 Jan 3, 2011
Dave wrote:
The Second Amendment of the Constitution allows citizens to protect themselves from the tyranny of government.
I, for one am all in favor of the right to arm bears. Having lived in Alaska, I've seen all too many times an innocent bear killed while it was forraging for food to feed its family. I say give each bear a 30-06 and then see how the hunter feels when his prey shoots back!
Duane

Eugene, OR

#13 Jan 14, 2011
Americans have the right to bear arms. Removing that right from free citizens allows criminals to attack them with guns, which will be exactly what happens. An unarmed populace is a group of huddled, afraid, powerless individuals that have let themselves be deceived by the Government.
Kent

Bremerton, WA

#14 Jan 18, 2011
Law abiding citizens need to have the choice to be able to protect themselves from the other kind of "citizens". When seconds count help is just minutes away.
Law enforcement cant be everywhere at once
km

Portland, OR

#15 Feb 9, 2011
My constitutional right is to bear arms for protection of my life and property.
SuperGenius

Roseburg, OR

#16 Mar 6, 2011
You can't undo technology, you can only adapt to it. Handguns are the most effective means of self-defense.
Larry

Roseburg, OR

#17 Mar 17, 2011
Some want them for sport or hunting or protection.
Ron

United States

#18 Apr 5, 2011
I oppose this. I have many thousands of dollars invested in handguns and not about to give up any of them. Obama would like to eliminate all gun ownership. But the Supreme Court has upheld the Right to Bear Arms. Don't like gun ownership, move to Mexico. They have some of the most stringent gun laws.
OBAS

Kennewick, WA

#19 May 11, 2011
Live Free or Die!!
Terry Lacey

Phoenix, AZ

#20 May 19, 2011
You gotta be Kidding me right ? Why dont you just come to my house and take my America Flag off the Pole and Burn it in front of me you Idiots !

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