Limiting rights because of the actions of the tiny minority

Discussion in 'Politics' started by M14 Shooter, Jul 24, 2012.

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  1. Limiting the gun rights of the law abiding is acceptable

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  2. Limiting the religious rights of the law abiding is acceptable

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  3. Both are acceptable

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  4. Neither is acceptable

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  1. M14 Shooter
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    Do you believe it is constitutionally/legally/conceptually/morally acceptable to...

    ...Limit the gun rights of law-abiding citizens because a negligible minority might shoot up a theater?
    ...Limit the religious rights of law-abiding muslims because a negligible minority might fly an airliner into a skyscraper?

    If you believe one is acceptable but not the other, please explain, in detail the difference.

    === EDIT===

    Thus far, the only person to admit having a (typically liberal) double standard on this issue is Nosmo King:

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/polit...tions-of-the-tiny-minority-7.html#post5684662

    I added his response to the poll as he did not have the courage to do so.
     
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    Dam...I thought you were talking about voter ID laws...but go on and tell us why a law to prevent a small instance of something is a bad thing.
     
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    I'm sorry.. I don't see your answer to the question.
    Please refer back to the OP and give it a shot.
     
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    I dont fight strawmen. Please tell us more about laws for things that dont or rarely exist. I need a new signature :eusa_angel:
     
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    You are for taking away one right because a very tiny number of people might use it to commit a crime, while you are for protecting another right from any attempt to stop a similar number from commuting a crime. Pretty simple concept. And that is why you won't answer.
     
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    Public policy based on extremes virtually always yields bad laws.
     
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    You also dont have the intellectual honesty to adderess the question.
    Get back to me when you do.
     
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    All you have is strawmen....Comparing gun rights to voter ID laws....where did you learn how to debate, Dumbass Debating?
     

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