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  •  We could also focus on the 'militia' aspect (6+ / 0-)

    Beig in a well-regulated militia doesn't just mean you are well trained. It means you are obligated to respond in case of an emergency. It's not just a license for you to strut around like Rambo Jr. A real militia member has a job to do. You got to respond whenever the state has an emergency that requires the militia to be called up.

    I think a lot of the anti-social gun nuts will not be so eager to own guns if they have to shoulder the risk/ responsibility of being a real militiaman.

    •  Well, us old guys might not be much use to a (3+ / 0-)
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      volleyboy1, BachFan, icemilkcoffee

      militia, but we still might like to hunt and punch holes in paper. Maybe some accommodation could be made for us?

      "Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens," -Friedrich Schiller "Against Stupidity, the Gods themselves contend in Vain"

      by pengiep on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 03:58:58 PM PST

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