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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Won’t work specifically because it’s not well thought out.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Well, on practice what happens is that opinions and feelings harden. Those are usually carried down the generations. So I’d expect the same guns to be there 50 years down the road in the same families
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    That is something that I don’t think can be addressed. I’ve already discussed low compliance rates in other countries like here and NZ to “buybacks”. I’d expect the US to only have a fraction of...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    What you fail to see is that your number 2 will do nothing to prevent tens of thousands of deaths, but wil: deepen the divide, drive up gun sales of all types, and make the real gun nuts nuttier....
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Here, you get a background check when you get your licence, not when you buy a gun. And the licence needs renewing every 5 years. No licence? Can’t legally own any gun, even if inherited.

    Ive...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Welllll…to clarify. The government bit off too much. The AR ban has been tied up in courts for two years now, and will continue to be for at least two more. The handgun ban has multiple court...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Nope. All banned


    Most rimfires semis are to be banned, along with all “AR derivatives”, and all centre fire semis


    Most semi shotguns too. Most big bores. Etc etc


    So yes, some ruger...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Im impressed. An American who actually reads what our coming restrictions are based on.
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    Re: Young version Jerry Lee Lewis

    [QUOTE=Paul Pless;6761941]you left out she was 13
    that's just a bit creepy, no?
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    Re: Young version Jerry Lee Lewis

    People are funny. Between these choices:
    -married his 13 year old cousin and
    -beat his 23 year old wife

    It doesn’t seem to me that there’s a comparison.

    Want to marry your cousin? Don’t...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    You can buy an AR for less than $400
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    No no no Paul. Correlation must always equal causation. Hence why the decline in violence is actually due to the decline of pastel paint colours in houses during those years.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Because there is no point and there will be no changes for the better in the US


    Ive explained our system a thousand times on a hundred similar threads already
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    I have said so many times. Our system works, for the most part. We don’t actually need more regulations or bans.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Gun owners there will look at our expanding ban list, and say “none at all” knowing that any leads to many.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    The fact you don’t seem to know that a background check is done for every license issued, even for one that allows hunting rifles, says almost as much as not knowing what an SKS is. That would be...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Actually PM, Canadian laws are relevant. And my post to Paul about what is slipping into out “assault gun ban” is why. Think about it for a few and you’ll get why there is such strong push back...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    You’re always easy fishing
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    On the last, yes, I agree.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Special license, just like with an AR or pistol. Range use only. Just like an AR or pistol. Your point? There are something like a half million SKS’s in Canada (single most popular gun) which you can...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Well at least this place is good for a laugh as I shake my head at some of you
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    I was discussing our laws, you responded out of a position of ignorance. Just man up and admit it
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    You obviously have zero understanding of our laws to call what I support “unregulated”.
    Please refer to my post above this


    Until 1996 full auto were legal here. Number of shootings? Zero. The...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Well, we had a thread about voting where I suggested that only those with some level
    of knowledge should be allowed to vote. This thread is a good demonstration as to why.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Pointless discussion as we have been here before. My ruger no1 may be on the block. Hope that makes you feel safer. The end plan is English style laws.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    No, as has been explained many times before. Hunting is less than 50% of firearms owners in Canada, and decreasing. Most only target shoot at ranges.

    And even for hunting, there are types that...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Like moose hunting is the only reason to have a rifle…..
    Silly.

    Fyi, refer to the 300 page list ti see how many aren’t actually “black” or even semi.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    FYI Paul, added to the list on the assault rifle ban coming down the pipe in Canada are such guns as the SKS, the Garand, and in fact a number of hunting rifles including some ruger no1’s and...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Liberals have interesting reading ability
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    Re: Ukraine

    Post it rather than complain about how you’ll be treated for posting it. Actual sources mind, not just carp.

    But of course only one army and country has a choice over being there. I have less...
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    Re: Ukraine

    I took that to mean Russian soldiers in Ukraine.
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    Re: Ukraine

    Don’t think he’s suggesting killing every man woman and child in Russia, only that he’s fine with killing every Russian that’s an uninvited guest.

    If I’m wrong and he suggests killing them all,...
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    Re: Ukraine

    Pretty sure the Russians in 1944 were saying “keep killing Germans” though. And they had the right to say and do that, at least until they had ejected the unwelcome visitors
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    Re: Ukraine

    I just had to peek and yup, confirmed that you aren’t the brightest bulb. ‘Cause you know the analogy is actually not at all the same?
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    Re: Ukraine

    Funny, I feel the same about someone who wants to break into my house. Not sure why you see that differently.
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    Re: Ukraine

    My wife’s grandfather (a tailer forced into the German army and sent to the eastern front late in the war because he was older at the time) was kept in a labour camp for 7 years after the war ended,...
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    My mother in law voted for Trudeau because he had nice hair. I kid you not. That’s kind of sad.


    I think a 16 year old that knows the policies of the candidates has more right to vote that her....
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    Re: Ukraine

    No, just observation. You’re the one insulting others. I won’t apologize for pointing out that fact.

    - who’s thesis that the US is a reliable treaty partner? As a Canadian I know damn well you...
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    Most voters period actually.
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    Re: Ukraine

    You are not the outlier or victim you think you are. There is zero people of the “pro-war at any costs crowd” here. Zero. Get over yourself.
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    Re: all things World Cup 2022 thread

    This. If you watch corruption and abuse without acting, you contribute to that corruption and abuse.
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    Re: Condolence thread for mass murder…...

    And released as soon as the cops figured out what was actually going on
  43. Re: NZ supreme court favours votes for 16 year olds

    Well, you see….you think you found your marbles because you’ve forgotten what you used to know!
  44. Re: NZ supreme court favours votes for 16 year olds

    How about this instead:

    Anyone that shows up at a voting booth and can answer a couple of simple questions about all the candidates and their policies gets to vote. Don’t know anything other than...
  45. Re: NZ supreme court favours votes for 16 year olds

    When I was composing, but before I posted my response, your original post, just above, had the last line clipped out. My assumption was that you had edited it just after I had quoted you.

    and...
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    Yup. The US is the worstest worst. Other than right now, when one country has invaded another. And omigod….it’s not the US that did the invading. So maybe stop with the self loathing when it’s not...
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    And people below 16 say they are capable of making rational decisions. Same same.

    The reality is that most older people are mostly set in their ways, and more concerned about their pensions and...
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    I agree. But I also don’t think you should be allowed to vote when older. Let’s say 18-50 are the voting years. Too young=no knowledge. Too old=too much interest in keeping things the same.
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    Re: Anyone else NOT excited by the World Cup?

    When sports comes up as a discussion, I usually join in but make sure to mix things up a lot, like talk about dribbling the football down the field to score a goal. Sometimes people clue in that its...
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    Re: Anyone else NOT excited by the World Cup?

    Zero interest.
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