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Response to AnrothElf (Reply #20)

Tue Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 PM

26. Well, let's continue down this "thought" highway...

I own property, where I shoot occasionally. I therefore would have to go to the "local" armory, which is paid for by (Me? The Govt? Who?) to pick up the firearm(s) I wish to shoot that day. Is my ammo also at the Armory? How far am I going to have to drive to the Armory? My property is pretty secluded, might be an hour or so each way. Only "sanctioned" ranges? Again, how far do I have to drive, is there an Armory at each range, who is paying for all this (range, armory, personnel, etc.), availability (cuz EVERYONE has to use their firearms this way, causing overcrowding at the range). Time limits? Reservations? Higher and higher increase in fees? Will this be funded by the taxpayer, as a "promise" by the government to keep the 2nd alive?

Hunting: Hunting occurs at different times of day, different times of year, depending on game/area you live. Armory would have to be staffed 24/7.

If I wanted to commit a murder, what would stop me from checking out my weapon of choice, ammo, etc, and instead of going hunting, or to a range, I drove to wherever I decided to do my evil deed, and commence. If conditions were even right, I could just shoot the Armory personnel as soon as I got my stuff, and the whole armory would be mine.

As far a first world countries, they have shootings too, with stricter laws than us. Don't know if you've researched that or not, but maniacs come in all languages, and they often can get black market firearms to do their work. French/Belgian railway comes to mind, for starters.

Do you consider Switzerland a First World country? For many decades, a military arm was kept in each home, 1 for each person of military age, and they had to practice/qualify with it annually. Even when they switched over to fully automatic arms. Don't recall hearing about the mass shootings from there over the years. IIRC, they have changed their laws somewhat, making them a little stricter, but they still have more arms out than the rest of Europe.

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