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Is an armed society a polite society?


If it was common knowledge that everybody or anybody, legally of course, was a gun owner and potentially caring a gun, concealed or other wise, would that be a deterrent to criminals and bad guys? Would an armed society make for a polite society?

 

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    Brian (blcurry) 4 years ago

    Interesting. Why do you think more towns haven't followed that precedent?


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    Brian (blcurry) 4 years ago

    I agree. You don't disarm the law abiding citizens when it's pretty common knowledge that criminals will NEVER turn in there ILLEGAL guns.

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    Brian (blcurry) 4 years ago

    So in your particular case it was a good thing that you were armed!

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    Brian (blcurry) 4 years ago

    I contend that most in society aren't that way. Most in society simply want to live and let live. A few bad apples spoil the bunch, in anything.


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    Brian (blcurry) 4 years ago

    You have stated something that I have also heard several times before about law enforcement arriving after the fact. Many people also feel that way it would seem.

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    Brian (blcurry) 4 years ago

    Exactly. There simply is no easy solution. But what does the constitution say?

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    Brian (blcurry) 4 years ago

    Good point. This is the other side of the fence. What if everybody decides to go "Dirty Harry."?

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