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Weapons control

March 25, 2013

Dear editor: I finally figured out where the problem lies! It’s all in the name! You mention “Gun Control” and emotions suddenly rise to epic levels on both sides of the issue, so let’s call it what......

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Kows666

Mar-30-13 9:03 PM

Not to mention that I live in the middle of the woods. To*****with 911. If someone kicks down my door in the middle of the night, I AM 911!!!

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Kows666

Mar-30-13 9:01 PM

I responded to this letter. Whether it makes it to print or not remains to be seen. The morons that perpetrate the crimes that brought the gun debate to a head make a miniscule portion of assault weapon owners. Not to mention that most weapons that are used in these attacks are illegally acquired. Believe me, when some foreign invading force comes over my hill, you will be glad that "psychos" with assault weapons have them.

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24betio1943

Mar-26-13 6:47 PM

I need to write a letter to the editor to clarify the possession and ownership of Class III weapons in PA. I don't think I have seen anyone get it right. You do not need a class III license to own a machine gun, sub-machine gun, sawed off shotgun, short barreled rifle or even a silencer. If you qualify to own a pistol in PA all you have to do is find the item you desire, do the paperwork, pay the tax, wait for paperwork from the ATF and FBI(1-4 mos.), pay they dealer, do a PA instant background check and it is yours. The difficult thing is finding what you want at a price you can afford.

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MTOMTO

Mar-26-13 1:01 PM

Did CONTROL ever eliminate KAOS?

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tired1

Mar-26-13 12:15 PM

key word, CONTROL

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MTOMTO

Mar-26-13 11:16 AM

I did like the canoe statement.

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MTOMTO

Mar-26-13 10:50 AM

The taps comment was just to show haw quickly our courts can resolve an issue.....or not.

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MTOMTO

Mar-25-13 6:07 PM

"Still subject to the courts, MTO"

A lot of damage can be done by the Feds in a short period of time. Yes, the courts have done such a wonderful job with "warrantless siretaps" haven't they?

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MTOMTO

Mar-25-13 3:47 PM

What about the fourth rail? Executive Order?

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colorado

Mar-25-13 2:45 PM

25---for someone who claims to own a lot of guns you are sure naïve about what is happening in the area of gun confiscation attempts.

There is a video of D Feinstein stating if she had 51 senate votes she would have forced confiscation with the Clinton ban. In addition we have our neighbors to the North.

Gov Cuomo: 'Confiscation' Option For Upcoming New York Gun …

****breitbart****/Breitbart-TV/2012/12/21/Audio-Gov-Cuomo-Gun...

Audio Gov Cuomo: Gun Confiscation And Mandatory Sales to the State Are Options For New York

Now we have Mayor Bloomberg stating sometimes it is OK for politicans to infringe on the rights of citizens when they think it is necessary. He said that either in reference to banning large soft drinks or forcing women to breast feed. Imagine that---control of guns, breasts and soft drinks. That's a liberal for you.

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ProudCountyResident

Mar-25-13 12:48 PM

I fully agree with 25. There is no constitutional basis by which any weapons may be witheld from the populace. There is no reason why RPG's, machine guns, or other armaments should be illegal to purchase provided you are of sound mind and do not have a history of illegal activity. I defy anyone to show where in the constitution or any ammendments that show that this blatant withdrawl of rights is acceptable.

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Jimmy1

Mar-25-13 12:24 PM

Personally I'm not in to guns so much, but this is one of our constitutional rights! Once they (the government) get one foot in the door so to speak they won't stop! Want proof? Remember the patriot act? Ever since they have been hacking away at our rights! Wake up America before it is too late!

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Jimmy1

Mar-25-13 12:24 PM

Personally I'm not in to guns so much, but this is one of our constitutional rights! Once they (the government) get one foot in the door so to speak they won't stop! Want proof? Remember the patriot act? Ever since they have been hacking away at our rights! Wake up America before it is too late!

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Jimmy1

Mar-25-13 11:29 AM

Anyone that can't see where this is headed is blind!

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colorado

Mar-25-13 10:14 AM

25--I think you are just another anti gun liberal trying to cloud the issue with nonsense. The only two weapons you use when confronted with facts is cloud the real issue or resort to emotion.

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colorado

Mar-25-13 9:04 AM

25---too bad that isn't covered in the constitution as firearm rights are.

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colorado

Mar-25-13 8:20 AM

Talking about RPG's, BAR's, and automatic weapons is just done to cloud the real issue which is another liberal attempt to ban all citizen owned firearms.

Mayor Bloomberg is failing in most of his illegal attempts to control the citizens lives in his own state so now he is spending 12 million of his own money running misleading ads trying to control Pa citizens and the rest of the country.

While background checks seem like a good idea remember that last year 74,000 failed the present checks which is a felony but WERE NOT prosecuted. Now they want everyone to submit to one and a PERMANENT RECORD KEPT of who owns a gun. That's the last step before gun confiscation. It has nothing to do with safety or they would have been prosecuting the criminals failing the present checks.

There is no other reason to keep the record once a buyer has passed the check. If that provision is dropped gun owners would have no problem with the background checks.

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Backwoods

Mar-25-13 7:52 AM

Well said Writer10

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writer10

Mar-25-13 2:16 AM

Problem is they are going after basic guns now. Just because they look different they fire the same and use the same ammo. Besides look at the recent mass murders in NY State, their gun laws sure haven't stopped anything have they. Punishing the innocent will not get them to where they want to be.

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