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View Diary: Iowa now allows the blind to carry guns in public (22 comments)

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  •  I'm ok with it (1+ / 0-)
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    Alice in Florida

    being blind doesn't make one unsafe. I'd think a legally blind person would know and act within their limitations.

    Probably blind folks overlook some shortcomings on my part too.

    “Conservation… is a positive exercise of skill and insight, not merely a negative exercise of abstinence and caution…” Aldo Leopold

    by ban nock on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 10:41:45 PM PDT

    •  My father had a childhood friend (1+ / 0-)
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      Theodore J Pickle

      who became a judge.  This was in spite of the fact that he became blind as a teenager as the result of a hunting accident.  Needless to say he never went hunting or used a gun again.

      •  I don't understand the connection to disabled (0+ / 0-)

        people being able to make their own choices.

        “Conservation… is a positive exercise of skill and insight, not merely a negative exercise of abstinence and caution…” Aldo Leopold

        by ban nock on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 05:22:10 AM PDT

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