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  •  Registering guns, licensing owners... (1+ / 0-)
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    Laconic Lib

    those would be good, too.

    In the process of licensing an owner, a simple test to ensure they know gun safety and can physically shoot the purchased weapon wouldn't hurt (might turn up something not caught in the background check?)

    Perhaps the license should also indicate whether or not the owner is legally required to wear glasses to use the weapon...

    How about a psychological stability, misanthropy test?

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    by Words In Action on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 05:17:25 PM PST

    •  It would be good. But such legislation would... (2+ / 0-)
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      annecros, 43north

      ...be smashed in Congress by, I wager, significant majorities that include scores of Democrats.

      Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

      by Meteor Blades on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 05:25:10 PM PST

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