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Rick Perry Explains Gun Control

@nutt66 Because Liberals are only interesting in redistributing (read - stealing) your money, so they prefer you to be unarmed so you can't put up a fight.
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Oh sorry, I didn't actually get to finish my point on the hypothetical grand theft. I am saying that the point of a civil society is that we maintain order, in places where guns are illegal, they have severely less gun crime then ones that do. Criminals will be more inclined to use a weapon then a citizen would. A thief will not kill a mother if she isn't a direct threat. Police need the edge to confiscate weapons from actual criminals. But we can't profile criminals from non criminals.
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@MegaMalcolmb Yet you fail to realize that allowing the free possession of a firearm is probably just as worse and that making it a right hardens the power police have on retaining weapons. For people to be armed means that they can have the intent to kill. Many cases there have been where people who are law abiding citizens and not criminals shoot people to "protect" property as it is their right and can get away with it.Like just this week that happened in Florida. Its hard to ban things
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Way to go Perry! This is the exact reason I vote for you. Proud to be a Texan with you representing this fine state.
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Rick Perry has generally been fairly good about gun issues, but he isn't the only one running who is. Michele Bachmann has a pretty darn good record on that issue as well, and unlike Mr. Perry she doesn't plan on legalizing 20 million more reasons for you to have to need to carry...
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He is the best Governor!!! God bless him and our state of Texas.
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Guns dont kill people, people kill people. I have the right to own my guns, and protect myself if there is a criminal in my home. I will give you ONE warning, you take one step after that and I am firing. 95% of firearms used in crimes are illegally purchased. You take guns away from responsible owners like us, and you just give criminals the advantage. What am i going to do? Chase after them in a spatula? Perry 2012!!!! Get the liberal dipshit out of the white house!!!
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@MegaMalcolmb As long as we are a society, criminals will uphold weapons. In order to commit criminal acts, almost 75% of the time you will need a weapon to bring a threat, otherwise criminals wouldn't be as much of a threat. The key is that taking guns away from law abiding citizens will not stop crime, but banning the use of firearms by any citizen, criminal or not should be banned. That means when a hood in a car with police officers finding a weapon is a charge, even though no crime occured
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@assman255 Please tell me you actually listened to this clip? And if you are actually open-minded like I was in 2008, you'll see that Perry is FOR the 2nd Amendment (Gun Rights if your not up on the Constitution). If I remember there was an incident when Perry was out jogging with his dog and a coyote or fox came at them and he.... (Wait for it) pulled out his pistol and shot the predator. So, I guessing he is for gun rights. Your mind is a parachute, open it up and it'll work!
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@lemonrind Not no, But HELL NO!!! Thats why Obama's gotta go!!!
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Texas Governor Rick Perry!! Gotta love him! We love you Gov. Perry! LOL!!
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I love my Governor. He has passed more pro self defense laws than any other governor before him (possibly combined). He believes in the human right to self defense and self preservation. PERRY 2012
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This guy is awesome. As for legalized concealed carry ... That is state regulated not federal. I live in Texas and have a CHL. Some states like California and New York are practically impossible to get a CHL. If you live in one of those states then take it up with your local government. If they won't do anything then move to another state.
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Wit among the mouth-breathers. Yaay.
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you're asking a CONSERVATIVE from TEXAS if he's for gun control?? LOL Of COURSE he's gonna say yes!
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aint it great? we make fine states when us redneck morons get together, we git R dun for damn sure
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Irony = Guns are legal, Switch Blades remain illegal Right to carry laws should be a Liberal agenda, how did this issue get distorted? The more rights the better
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Again, you are comparing a small minority of gun owners to majority of crooks who would do harm with a weapon. People can and do change, some stop being criminals. You are still are not answering my question, how would you recommend all citizens (criminal or otherwise) have their guns taken away? Considering that any weapons in the system (military,civilian etc) will fall into criminal hands, I don't see how this is achievable.
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To the guy about junk food. Ppl make the choice to eat unhealthy therefore they are stupid. Deaths from obesity caused by over eating of junk food is society's way of weeding out the ppl that shouldn't reproduce in my opinion.
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That was fucking hilarious! Hahahah use both hands! Don't shoot like a muthafucking gangsta.
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@yomamasapeach It would appear as if you have swallowed the lie. I currently live in the uk. Under the "improved" gun controls, gun crime has increased. Criminals won't buy guns at a store by showing ID and passing tests. They buy their guns on the black market, which is not under any requirements for posession. Question: why do you think that gun control stops criminals from posessing guns? Please answer with an understanding that only about 2% of legal guns are used in actual crimes.
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Now, no matter your politics, you have to laugh at Gov. Perry's subtlety when answering an obvious question on gun control. I couldn't agree with him more!
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@lemonrind Should it be taken you want four more years of socialistic governance? I have met Gov. Perry (and that does NOT mean I'll vote for him) and I much prefer his views rather than the current resident in the White House. That said, Pres. Obama is ruining the country. And whether Dem or Rep, one would have to be blinded by party loyalty not to see we are in trouble. And.... it's no longer Bush's fault. Obama owns this one!!!
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yomamasapeach sounds so stupid Umm Switzerland its like a requirement for its people to have guns, and areas with Gun control have more crime from guns than ares w/o gun control even Gandhi was for it
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its funny the founding fathers used to get wasted & they packed heat all the time, yet today in this liberal F**** nation of idiots they blame the legal rational law abiding gun owners for every crime, and yet they dont want to pursue the only thing that would scare the hell out of criminals, THE DEATH PENALTY", oh excuse me, also a lawfully undividual with a carry weapon & permit for the legal bs that follows a legal blasting of bad guys
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The Gov been usin' that line for a while. Notice the audience knew what the answer was gonna be.
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@yomamasapeach I agree. A free for all on weapons is not good for anyone, and some form of control must be in place. Comparing a minority of legally armed vs a majority of criminally armed people with an intent to kill/harm is not a comparison. Protecting property is a right, being a criminal is not a right. Criminals know the risks of property invasion long before climbing a wall. Please answer my original question about how disarming law-abiding citizens removes guns from criminals.
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@qwexas Nobody gets type 2 diabetes from rocket launchers, nuclear weapons, or chemical weapons, either; that doesn't mean we should legalize it for the general public. But I still think they should legalize conceal carry of weapons. Criminals or thugs will conceal carry weapons regardless of the law, so make it legal for the rest of us to defend ourselves if the need arises.
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I'm saying that even though we allow cirizens to own weapons, not 100% of citizens would use these weapons or have it on them if a criminal act is commited. Killing a criminal because you see them stealing someones car is still killing, the police are the ones who enforce the law, not regular average joes. If everyone owns a gun, you are furthering the chance of more crime involving guns. Owning a gun isn't a permanent answer to stoping criminals, only more blood.
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@1Joyeux Fine you win this round. However most reasonable people view "bear arms" as "having weapons." So I still disagree with you and them. I appreciate "So unless your knife fires bullets" comment. Congratulations on making me laugh.
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@nutt66 Liberals are not about giving you rights. Their main purpose is to take your liberty and give to the Bigger Government. The meaning of the term Liberal has changed from what it used to be. That word has been hijacked by Progressives and they use it interchangeably.
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@yomamasapeach Yes, hoods will always find some type of weapon to enforce their will on their victims. Law abiding citizens need the ability to defend themselves. Criminals feel they are not subject to the law, and thus act accordingly. I am still not seeing how disarming law abiding citizens works in their favour? Also, how can criminals/citizens/govt/armies all be disarmed at the same time, *and* guarantee that status quo,in order to ensure no guns?
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It is very interesting. Those for Gun Control don't realize it is the guns that are keeping them safe. And, while I support the police there are just not enough of them to protect the 300 million people in the US. Unfortunately, even if conceal carry was allowed in all States only about 2-3 percent of Americans would feel comfortable carrying a gun. While that is not a lot, it is still deterrence.
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@1Joyeux Do YOU know anything about the 2nd Amendment? It doesn't say "guns", it says "arms."
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I love how you can get so many red neck morons in one room.
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He stole that from De La Soul
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AMericans have this ideology that shooting each other protects themselves. The thing is that countries which characterize guns as illegal and crack down on the sale have far less gun crimes because simply, no one has a gun. Sure, its the second amendment says you can have a gun and have a militia. This was a time when invasion was likely and the government was not so strong.
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I live in Massachusetts and this state has some of (if not the worst) gun laws in the entire country It took me 2 years to get a license that allows me to possess a low capacity rifle or shotgun Almost all of beretas guns are illegal in massachusetts
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@MegaMalcolmb The point is not to disable the law abiding citizen but the the regular citizen. If people started firing on each other to protect themselves, it seems like putting violence over violence. In the united states, many cases there are of law abiding citizens duing horrible deeds. The truth is that many systems are put to screen gun owners but people change and worsen. I believe there was a case where a police officer shot his wife with his gun, (not the department) after being drunk
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Why would someone automatically be shot dead for stealing a car? A citizens arrest could be done, and a weapon may not be needed. Agreed, gun ownership will not stop crime. This can be viewed as driving criminals to own a weapon of some sort, but misses the point that criminals use whatever gives them an edge over you. As you said, they need a threat. We need a deterrant. So, disarm the crooks and a case can be made to reduce civilain defence needs. You are still avoiding answering my question.
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@ democratsaresmart you're too stupid for words to discribe. Niether party has the welfare of the country and it's citizens at heart. Money runs the world. You're an ignorant waste of life.
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@Silents30 that anecdote has been around for at least 100 years
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I don't know if the person who put this up was trying to make him look stupid or what, but I actually though it was a great quote.
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