1. Welcome to Religious Forums, a friendly forum to discuss all religions in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to the following site features:
    • Reply to discussions and create your own threads.
    • Our modern chat room. No add-ons or extensions required, just login and start chatting!
    • Access to private conversations with other members.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon!

A new type of gun regulation

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by Curious George, Mar 19, 2019.

  1. Curious George

    Curious George Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2012
    Messages:
    12,885
    Ratings:
    +2,561
    I doubt it will pass but what does everyone think of the McDaniel Militia act?

    This house bill, requires that every Missouri resident between ages 18-35 own or possess an AR-15 type rifle.
     
    #1 Curious George, Mar 19, 2019
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2019
  2. Father Heathen

    Father Heathen Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2008
    Messages:
    30,810
    Ratings:
    +15,422
    How did this country become such a redneck sideshow?
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Winner Winner x 1
  3. Sapiens

    Sapiens Polymathematician

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2014
    Messages:
    5,548
    Ratings:
    +2,710
    Religion:
    None
    We were cursed with the Republican base, that's how.
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Winner Winner x 1
  4. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2009
    Messages:
    24,161
    Ratings:
    +9,155
    Religion:
    Zen Buddhism
    That would be cool. Everybody can join the gun club, learn gun safety and responsibility, hold competitive shooting leagues, eat hot dogs and have a good time.

    Actually there are a number of places in the US that have compulsory gun ownership without any real problems or issues.

    I probably ammend it to where if you're in a town or city or whatever, an option to store your weapon in an Arms Room would be available. You can check it in and out whenever you want to shoot it whether it be a range, competition, or hunting trip.
     
  5. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2009
    Messages:
    24,161
    Ratings:
    +9,155
    Religion:
    Zen Buddhism
    Face it. Rednecks have the most fun.

     
  6. Father Heathen

    Father Heathen Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2008
    Messages:
    30,810
    Ratings:
    +15,422
    Whose paying for these guns? And isn't forcing people to carry guns just as anti-freedom as banning them outright? Neither give the private citizen a choice on the matter.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  7. Father Heathen

    Father Heathen Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2008
    Messages:
    30,810
    Ratings:
    +15,422
    Hopefully the networks will run a Hee-Haw marathon to distract them on election day.
     
  8. fantome profane

    fantome profane Have you read the Whistleblower complaint?
    Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2006
    Messages:
    11,770
    Ratings:
    +6,051
    Name them.

    (Please)
     
  9. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2009
    Messages:
    24,161
    Ratings:
    +9,155
    Religion:
    Zen Buddhism
    Since you said please.... ;O)

    Kennesaw, Georgia

    Nelson, Georgia

    Nucla, Colorado

    Gun Barrel City, Texas

    Virgin, Utah

    Of course mind you, that in the case of Gun Barrel City Texas, it kind of speaks for itself. *Grin*

     
    • Informative Informative x 1
  10. lewisnotmiller

    lewisnotmiller Grand Hat
    Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2013
    Messages:
    15,826
    Ratings:
    +8,139
    Religion:
    Atheist
  11. Kangaroo Feathers

    Kangaroo Feathers Yea, it is written in the Book of Cyril...

    Joined:
    May 19, 2017
    Messages:
    9,197
    Ratings:
    +6,761
    Religion:
    Catholic
    Being put forward by the same people who freaked out about the concept of a law requiring everyone to buy health insurance, right?
     
    • Winner Winner x 3
    • Like Like x 1
  12. Kangaroo Feathers

    Kangaroo Feathers Yea, it is written in the Book of Cyril...

    Joined:
    May 19, 2017
    Messages:
    9,197
    Ratings:
    +6,761
    Religion:
    Catholic
    Interesting. Love to see some data about firearm injuries in them, both intentional and accidental.
     
  13. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
    Premium Member

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2010
    Messages:
    153,248
    Ratings:
    +44,015
    Religion:
    Bokononism
    That's ridiculous.
    This is over-regulation.
    I'd prefer an M1A or Ruger Mini 14.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  14. 9-10ths_Penguin

    9-10ths_Penguin 1/10 Riboflavin
    Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2007
    Messages:
    55,459
    Ratings:
    +14,019
    Religion:
    None (atheist)
    While I think a law like that is ridiculous, I also think it's refreshing for a gun advocate to drop the pretense that their position has anything to do with freedom.
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Winner Winner x 1
  15. fantome profane

    fantome profane Have you read the Whistleblower complaint?
    Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2006
    Messages:
    11,770
    Ratings:
    +6,051
    I wonder if they could pass a similar law for other big ticket manufactured goods? Consider a law mandating every adult must own a hovercraft. Hovercraft sales would skyrocket.

    But I don’t think the hovercraft lobby has that much power.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  16. Saint Frankenstein

    Saint Frankenstein ᛘᛁᛏᚾᛁᚴᚼᛏ᛫ᛋᚢᚾ
    Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2012
    Messages:
    28,755
    Ratings:
    +14,099
    Religion:
    Germanic Folk Revival
    Talk about a state that has its priorities together. :rolleyes:
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  17. Audie

    Audie Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2018
    Messages:
    13,474
    Ratings:
    +6,507
    Religion:
    None
  18. 9-10ths_Penguin

    9-10ths_Penguin 1/10 Riboflavin
    Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2007
    Messages:
    55,459
    Ratings:
    +14,019
    Religion:
    None (atheist)
    It seems that Mr. McDaniel doesn't actually support his own legislation. He introduced it as a ploy to make some sort of point that's gotten out of hand:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/nati...sque-shootings-he-says-it-was-ploy-bait-left/
     
    • Informative Informative x 1
  19. Audie

    Audie Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2018
    Messages:
    13,474
    Ratings:
    +6,507
    Religion:
    None
    Big ticket manufacturer...
    An AR15 sells for $500.
    They are made by many different companies.
     
  20. 9-10ths_Penguin

    9-10ths_Penguin 1/10 Riboflavin
    Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2007
    Messages:
    55,459
    Ratings:
    +14,019
    Religion:
    None (atheist)
    Without responsibility... to be ready to kill your neighbours?
     
Loading...