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CLW .45
07-08-2014, 08:16 PM
On a now locked thread, Foxer posted the following:



CLW .45

I have been proposing two changes, as being appropriate in the circumstances in which we find ourselves.

Repeal of the prohibited classification should come with a statement to the effect that:

"The prohibited classification has no use, but to disarm. The people of Canada must not be disarmed. For now, prohibited firearms will become restricted, as most were before the prohibited classification was introduced. Those that were non-restricted will be reclassified as such."

Your thoughts are laudable enough, but here's how that translates to the public.

"We want to turn Canada into america. Gun fights in the streets between bad guys and good guys should be more common. We will now have machine guns in the streets with no controls."



CLW .45

"It is clear that bureaucratic discretion has no place in life and death decisions. We are removing that discretion, and tightening the criteria for issue, by specifying objective tests of knowledge and proficiency that will be applicable to all applicants."

"I want the right to shoot whomever I think deserves it. The police are all incompetent (and are already carrying guns), and are not there to protect you. We will train and indoctrinate those we feel are like minded so that they can shoot people in a lawful manner.


CLW .45

Easily understood by the public. Maintaining the veneer of "gun control" while beginning the change in direction we so desperately need.

Right now the public couldn't get their heads around why we don't need att's. There was massive outcry over that because it would mean 'machine guns in the streets'.

It would take significant education just to get them to a point where we could have a chance to educate them on your proposals. And mean while the anti's will be filling their heads with bullcrap to confuse and scare them. Nobody is going to feel comfortable with you packing an uzi under your jacket in their school yards and that's exactly what they will think these changes mean. Hell dude - it took us the better part of a decade to get it into people's heads that bad guys don't register guns and even THEN we only got about 60 percent to figure that out.

There may come a day when we have educated enough of the public to make those leaps, but that day is a long way off. We have made good strides educating the public - but we are a LONG ways away from them understanding why disarmament is bad.

CLW .45
07-08-2014, 08:30 PM
Your thoughts are laudable enough, but here's how that translates to the public.

"We want to turn Canada into america. Gun fights in the streets between bad guys and good guys should be more common. We will now have machine guns in the streets with no controls."

It is unfortunate that some firearms owners have such a low opinion of the intelligence of the general public. One might even think that those firearms owners were politicians, or members of the mainstream media, as those groups seem to think we (the general public) are all morons.

Perhaps more unfortunate, is the idea that we should temper our demands for first class citizenship because of this jaded view.

Pity.

mlehto
07-08-2014, 09:42 PM
Ontario voted the Liberals into power again!!!

That should tell you all you need to know about the public's intelligence!!!

On a totally different note...

You were warned, and the previous thread was locked, and you thought that starting a new one to continue an argument was a good idea?

Thread Locked!