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    If you're trying to impress me by citing an extreme case, you're failing miserably.  And that's why your proposal will never fly.  You need gun owners on board to get what you want, but you're not going to find many so long as you keep intentionally irritating them.

    When God gives you lemons, you find a new god.

    by Patrick Costighan on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 12:29:32 PM PST

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    •  People "accidentally" shoot themselves (0+ / 0-)

      and others every day.

      The front page has had examples of it for eight weeks now, so I am hardly citing "extreme" circs.

      As to storing ammunition in the oven, I have read of this happening every couple of years most of my life. Mythbusters did an episode proving that ammunition can "cook off" in an oven, and that while loose ammo was unlikely to hurt you, bullets in a gun will discharge with lethal force.

      But, hey, let's assume it's rare.

      You know what is NOT rare? Hitting bullets with a hammer!

      Google lists 9.5 million links:

      But, hey, a lot of those could be duplicates, so go over to Youtube and check out:

      How To Fire Bullet With Pliers And A Hammer
      Man hits bullet with hammer
      bullet hit with hammer fail ouch
      Put a bullet in a piece of metal with a nail and i'll hit it with a hammer...
      The Bullet + Hammer!
      Smashing a Frangable Bullet with a hammer
      Blowin up a bullet with a hammer!! YA!

      Wait, what's this I stumbled across?

      Microwaving Bullets In HD Wide Screen
      WoodysGamertag's Microwave Insanity - Ammunition
      Microwaving a Bullet

      Yeah, these are the people we want handling firearms.

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        How many people put guns in ovens every single day?  There's not much we're going to agree on here, so I'll just say that I disagree with you and I hope your proposal never becomes law.

        When God gives you lemons, you find a new god.

        by Patrick Costighan on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 02:33:51 PM PST

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