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  •  PS: Glad the bad guy recieved natural and (1+ / 0-)
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    logical consequences.

    •  By the way, I make some very serious (1+ / 0-)
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      and pointed criticisms of our gun culture and am very much in favor of some serious, Federal-level gun control in this country. However, I feel compelled to point out that I am also a gun owner.

      What is truth? -- Pontius Pilate

      by commonmass on Sat May 04, 2013 at 07:01:24 AM PDT

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      •  I never replaced my 22 rifle after it was stolen (1+ / 0-)
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        That was 1987.

        I honestly have almost zero interest in a handgun: I have thought maybe of the Taurus Judge chambering a 410 shot shell but that's $600 and I cant shoot it at home, making it nearly worthless to me and yes a serious liability.

        I don't hunt so I never got another rifle.

        I have developed a desire to hunt some boar to put meat in a freezer: my wife make outstanding curried pork and she likes the idea. Will probably need a couple AK-47s and a Barrett to do this.

        Just kidding.... :D

        •  I keep mine at the cottage as a varmint gun (1+ / 0-)
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          I do not keep a gun down in the city.

          What is truth? -- Pontius Pilate

          by commonmass on Sat May 04, 2013 at 07:09:58 AM PDT

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          •  I have turned on to high-power air guns (1+ / 0-)
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            Can shoot them inside city limits. I live in a virtually rural area and have a large yard and shoot my 25 cal all the time.

            It will shoot through steel thicker than car metal at 12 meters. It makes a hole/channel as big around as a pencil.

            It's a deadly weapon at close range yet at 120 yards virtually inert. Single shot, which means you need to practice and know what you;re doing AND there is far more 'sport" than having some ridiculous high-capacity clip.

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