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Thu Jun 23, 2016, 08:11 AM Jun 2016

Hypothetical gun poll [View all]

From a conversation I'm having.

If you could snap your fingers, and replace every single civilian-owned handgun in the united states with an AR-15, do you think doing that would make the country more safe or less safe?

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Less safe
15 (63%)
More safe
6 (25%)
Little real effect
3 (13%)
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Hypothetical gun poll [View all] Recursion Jun 2016 OP
More safe - rifles are hard as hell to conceal hack89 Jun 2016 #1
But AR15's, etc., are the easiest to conceal. Some upstanding "law-abiding" gunner examples. Hoyt Jun 2016 #3
I know you are trying to be funny hack89 Jun 2016 #4
Yes, I believe someone like Manteen can do exactly that. And easy to hide in the a car, case, etc. Hoyt Jun 2016 #5
If it so easy why is it so rare? hack89 Jun 2016 #7
Do you understand that we are just in the beginning of terrorism -- foreign and domestic. Hoyt Jun 2016 #13
Which has nothing to do with the OP. nt hack89 Jun 2016 #15
You keep scooting that goalpost back further and further Scootaloo Jun 2016 #16
You really think a small rifle can be concealed like a handgun? hack89 Jun 2016 #20
Top 2 pics are of AR pistols. ileus Jun 2016 #8
As is the fourth pic dumbcat Jun 2016 #10
Hadn't noticed but our IT dept blocked the 1st and 4th pics. ileus Jun 2016 #11
They should be dumbcat Jun 2016 #12
Thank you Ileus for your gun expertise, how many do you have? Hoyt Jun 2016 #18
too many... ileus Jun 2016 #21
You still carrying gunz when you ride your bicycle? Hoyt Jun 2016 #22
I only ride for leisure now so it make CC easier. ileus Jun 2016 #24
Never met a paranoid bicycling gunner and I road in some pretty remote areas. I think carrying a gun Hoyt Jun 2016 #25
You need to hang out at the BF more. ileus Jun 2016 #27
I only know one guy who carries while biking. Adrahil Jun 2016 #28
Rode my Jamis yesterday...not too bad, but need to do much more. jmg257 Jun 2016 #31
I paid like 6xx for mine back in the 90's ileus Jun 2016 #32
Ah - I bought a sweet Trek Domane last year - but road Rail Trails are further then the mt bike jmg257 Jun 2016 #33
Proceed.... peace13 Jun 2016 #17
True, and harder to commit suicide Duckhunter935 Jun 2016 #30
Less safe and I do not use my handgun for protection. gordianot Jun 2016 #2
Well there's a whole lot of ifs whatthehey Jun 2016 #6
I'd hate to have to give up my CZs and Sigs for more crappy AR's ileus Jun 2016 #9
More safe Matrosov Jun 2016 #14
More Dangerous = More Safe Iggo Jun 2016 #19
Statistics say most gun crime is done with handguns Lee-Lee Jun 2016 #23
Good, the ban/restrictions should include semi-auto pistols. Since most gun crime is drug related, Hoyt Jun 2016 #29
In my case, less safe. NaturalHigh Jun 2016 #26
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