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VW anti-gun

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by camelotkid, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. glockski

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    You go do that, but something tells me she would rather be with Pelosi than do you:tongueout:
     
  2. fnfalman

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    I don't mind watching.
     

  3. Silas.soule

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    The trouble with such a libertarian stance is this:

    Picture the USA in 50 years. At the entrance to everything is a type of scanner that can detect a gun. Perhaps guns will have to be made with a chip, even, or perhaps scanners will just get smarter.

    Once there is some kind of accident or crime involving a gun, lawyers will urge their cleints to ban guns.

    Their clients being every retail business in the country.

    You won't be able to carry anywhere. You won't be able to park in most places.

    Politicians won't need to pass anti-gun legislation, as it will be moot.
     
  4. fnfalman

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    Can't you shop online?
     
  5. Silas.soule

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    Yeah, but we won't be able to go to the grocery, even.

    Once some customer is somehow hurt by a gun and sues the business. They'll get a lawyer who will say that as the business could have put up a scanner and detected any gun, it needs to pay the victim. And start banning all guns.

    Lawyers. Liability. Technology. Not good.
     
  6. Silas.soule

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    Technology could make those carrying a handgun akin to African-Americans under Jim Crow.

    We'll need a Civil Rights Act. To stop private businesses from banning us.
     
  7. cyphertext

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    Yes, Texas has a law allowing you to have your firearm in your vehicle, even on company premise. Doesn't protect you if you carry it in to the building, but the employer can not take action for having a firearm in the vehicle.
     
  8. amd65

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    Funny, my VW is very gun friendly...
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  9. Rutha73

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    :rofl: I could see the look on someone's face. "Please step through the metal detector. It didn't buzz, please leave the premises untill you are properly armed.":rofl:
     
  10. HollowHead

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    You are not being banned, the gun is. Your analogy to Jim Crow simply doesn't work because African-Americans can't leave their blackness in the car. You are simply not your gun. Now, if congress passes a law saying you can't carry where you used to, well, that's quite different. HH
     
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  11. Bill Lumberg

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    A good bomb dog will hit on a fired gun (even if it's been cleaned) or a spent casing. Gun-specific training isn't absolutely necessary. Our bomb dogs have hit on guns plenty of times, and have alerted to something as small as one spent .40S&W casing, 2 months old, inside a closed vehicle, in the trunk, under the carpet, under the spare. Hard to fathom.
     
  12. Mickid

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    I understand VW want's to take measures to keep their plant safe. However I disagree with them not allowing employees to keep firearms in a vehicle. If the firearm is locked and remains in the vehicle, then it is not harming anyone or potentially hurting them in any way. I'm disappointed in VW, they are one of my favorite auto manufacturers.
     
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    Do you use petrol products? Then also be prepared for disappointment at the various refineries. They don't allow employees or contractors to have weapons and alcoholic beverages, not even empty shell casings or empty booze bottles, in cars parked in their parking lots either.
     
  14. PBCounty

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    Their entire marketing scheme is towards emasculated 30-something males and trendy hipster females. Big surprise.
     
  15. fnfalman

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    What about VW's other production lines of Audi and Lamborghini? Marketing schemes towards fat, overweighted, over-the-hill males who fancy themselves to be some sort of macho race car drivers?
     
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    I don't know...maybe...can't really recall any of their ads. VW's latest one where the guy can't even throw a ball to his kid is an example though.
     
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    Why are your First amendment rights more important than your Second amendment rights.

    How about I bear arms per the 2nd and promise not to sway my co-workers to my way of thinking (I keep my arms concealed and do testify to them). I also promise not to shoot them, or force them to possess arms.

    There is NO reason that the First amendment should be more protected or more important than the Second. If my gun is concealed, on my person or in my car, what does that have to with getting my job done? Having guns does not affect my work performance (exclude firefighters or other jobs subjected to extreme heat) any more than my religion, national origin, race, or gender does. Guns in cars is not a safety issue.