Fine, let's lower the driving age to 12 and the drinking age to 13.
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From: Barber, Kenneth L. <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2000 12:06 PM
Subject: Re: Gun's Gun's
> i have heard that the six year old got a gun at the flop house his uncle
> raising him in. mom and dad, in jail. the gun stolen (pesumably by the
> uncle). what kind of law would have stopped this one?
> the owner had a background check, he had a license, his house was
> feloniously broken into and the gun took by a criminal. if it had a
> lock on it would the criminal have left it on the gun?
> do you know that the satistics kept by the fbi indicates that gun violence
> has went down year by year for several years? i do not own a gun. but, i
> point out these facts, and ask questions for this discusion.
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> From: Schaeffer [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2000 12:24 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Gun's Gun's
> Over the last 72 hours I heard stories about shoutings in the US, one by a
> six year old. I used to live in New York City. I have been following the
> Bush and McCain compaigns, but not one approached or discussed gun control
> and gun responsibility. I did hear something insteresting. The USA have
> barred Canadians from purchasing guns from them. The reason is lax gun
> control laws. Ha! Ha!
> You won't allow a six year old drive a car and have created laws to
> six year olds from driving cars. You won't dare set up a system where
> are controlled. General Motors supports control put on cars and car
> They support licening laws which support laws which limited alcoholics and
> others with certain conditions from driving. Yet when it comes to Gun
> Control, the NRA doesn't promote substanial gun control. The use of a gun
> the responsiblity of the owner and should stay the responsiblity of the
> owner. Look what England did after the shooting of school children.
> Please let's examine gun controls in light of the coming elections.
> Here in Canada, we have or still have universal health care. Survey after
> survey showed that Canadians are more concerned over health matters than
> their taxes. Yet the government and the politicians are hammering for tax
> reduction. Ontario give it's taxpayers a 15% tax reduction and cut health
> and welfare costs by huge amounts. It now has a deficit government and is
> calling for more health money from the Federal Government. The Federal
> Government use to support health by 50%. Now it gives the provinces less
> than .20 on the dollar. A 15% tax break in real terms gives substantial
> gains to the rich and may give the middle wage earner a chance to go to
> Pizza Hut with their families once a week. The poor I wonder.