So let me get this straight....

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  1. VaYank5150
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    Our government can ban me from smoking in a bar because of the "dangers" of second hand smoke, but they can't ban people from owning as many machine guns as they want? Does that make sense to anyone?
     
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    Absolutely not.... smoking bans are ridiculous.
     
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    Smoking is not mentioned in the second amendment; not even smoking barrels.
     
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    But they did it....
     
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    Neither are M-16s or AR-15s. What is your point?
     
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    Uncle has no business banning smoking from a place of business, that should be left to the owner to decide.

    Banning guns will only keep the good guys from getting them. Criminals and loons prefer their victims unarmed.
     
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    Most of the murders here in NOLA are committed with illegally possessed weapons.
     
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    Yup. Loads of that down here in Florida as well.

    Banning guns will only assure that criminals are the armed element out there. No one expects them to turn in their weapons.
     
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    I hear you...all of you on the gun rights side. I do. So, if banning guns or limiting them in some way is not the answer, what is? Or...do we simply accept these tragedies as the norm?
     
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    No it doesn't. Smoking should be allowed where the owners of said businesses choose to allow it.
     

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