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do we need mandatory training to obtain firearms??

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by dvrdwn72, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. dvrdwn72

    dvrdwn72

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    Im sure ill get some negitive responses, but due to the fact that most people are just plain stupid without an ounce of common sense, should we require some form of real traing/testing to own firearms?? Mabye even just a simple iq test. Sorry but ive seen a lifetimes worth of stupid in the past week at the range and lgs.
     
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    Will this stop people from obtaining firearms illegally? No? Then don't do it.

    If anything, require that people that sell firearms cover basic safety rules at checkout.
     
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  3. dvrdwn72

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    That is definately a good idea. I know it wont stop illegal sales or crimes. Like I said, ive seen a whole lot of stupid lately. Along with down right unsafe.
     
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    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

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    RWBlue Mr. CISSP, CISA CLM

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    I think it should be required training in the freshman year of high school. After passing the class, you should be able to buy anything you want.

    If you can not pass, you can not graduate high school.
     
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    It's better than most other suggested things I've seen !
    I could live with that.
     
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    HollowHead Firm member

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    Absolutely not. Training should never be a requirement to exercise any COTUS rights. HH
     
  8. NEOH212

    NEOH212 Diesel Girl

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    No we don't. We already have enough laws and regulations on guns that don't do a damn thing.

    We don't need anymore.
     
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    Do I need to take a test to refuse an illegal search, do I need to pass a test to use my freedom of speech, do I need to pass a test to practice a religion of my choice? No
     
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  11. K.Kiser

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    I took a concealed carry class a while back, and alot of gun safety and muzzle control was a lost concept... Growing up and hunting with the ol' Pops, I got reminded of forgotten gun saftey by a slap to the head and that cold dead stare that Dad's do so well..

    I wish that by choice everyone grew up in the outdoors to use their firearm for actual hunting... The education is so much more pure, and they actually get to see with their own eys and hands that bullets kill things that moments before were healthy creatures... When we would skin out our game, there was no question to a young hunter than guns are real and it's not like the TV or video game...

    My mom's brother was accidentally shot in the chest with a .22 long rifle when he was 17 years old, and a paralized from the chest down in a wheel chair for the rest of his life... He still shot recreationally twice a week, and hunted every year... Still used the firearm that shot him on occasion because he was a logical man and realized that human mistakes don't create evil tools...
     
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    Spiffums I.C.P.

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    Every new gun I ever bought at the gun shop had a flyer of the 4 rules of gun safety.
     
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    I'll tell you what...I'll sign up for mandatory testing for buying a gun if you'll concede to mandatory testing to exercise your right to free speech. Free speech (religion, et al) has killed A LOT more people over history than firearms.
     
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    Should you be required to pass a civics test to vote? An intelligence test to speak freely and breed?
     
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    Sure, make sure the crazies that the govt won't take off the street are proficient before they go on their rampage

    Sent from my XT907 using Tapatalk 2
     
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    Yes, we should, as there is no enumerated constitutional right to do so.

    For speech, yep, must have a license to practice to be in the media, much like a doctor, pharmacist, lawyer, etc., etc..

    Have a great gun carryin' Kenpo day

    Clyde
     
  17. dvrdwn72

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    At times yes!:rofl:
     
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    Absolutely not.
     
  19. dvrdwn72

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    well lets see, people were stupid enough to re-elect osama cause they thought they would get free money, and lined up for hours to get it! so yeah, an iq test would be a great start.
     
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    To own a firearm and keep it at your home, perhaps not. But I'd be fine with training or testing as a requirement for concealed carry. I believe some states have this in place.