Is gun really the answer?

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Re: Is gun really the answer?

Post by jo89220n » 22 Apr 2018, 20:42

That's a tough question. It's mainly personal belief. I grew up in a household very familiar with guns and I feel very comfortable with them. If it came down to protecting the people I love, I would not hesitate to say that a gun could be the answer. However, I don't think there is any situation that would warrant me to say a gun is the only answer. While there might be another choice, I don't necessarily think that means that guns can't be used in self-defense. If anything, people just need better training.

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Post by Richard Whitehead » 22 Apr 2018, 23:52

No, I don't think we should always be prepared to use guns, they are lethal weapons

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Post by Richard Whitehead » 22 Apr 2018, 23:53

Richard Whitehead wrote:
22 Apr 2018, 23:52
No, I don't think we should always be prepared to use guns, they are lethal weapons
This is true

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Post by Richard Whitehead » 22 Apr 2018, 23:54

holsam_87 wrote:
15 Mar 2018, 17:53
Guns shouldn't be the only answer for protection, mainly because not everyone with access to the guns in a household will know how to use them. There are other ways to handle attacks, you just need to have the innovation and thought process to look for an alternative that won't end in a death. If you have exhausted all other options, then using a gun is the only way to go and that would only be for someone that knows how to use the gun in question.
Yes, I equally propose that they should be used as the last resort.

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Post by cianarae » 23 Apr 2018, 14:02

This is such a controversial topic...

I think that guns are inherently dangerous. They have no other purpose besides to hurt/kill things. Having a gun around can be scary because, even if it belongs to you, someone who wants to hurt you could get a hold of it and use it on you!

I have a hard time justifying the use of guns for almost anything. They are literal killing machines.

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Post by holsam_87 » 23 Apr 2018, 20:51

My local school district has put baseball bats in each room for protection.
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Post by kwahu » 24 Apr 2018, 08:59

It all depends on who you are in the society. If you are trained on how to handle a gun during dangerous confrontations, then the gun might not be the answer. If I need the gun for self-defense, I wouldn't hesitate to use it.

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Post by Natalie Charlene » 24 Apr 2018, 13:06

I think it depends on the situation. Personally, I don't have a gun, nor do I want one. I think there are situations in which guns are about the only thing that stands between a person and their death, such as cops or soldiers getting shot at.

In everyday life, I don't think they are generally necessary. I think they help to give some people a sense of security. They also fall into the wrong hands daily, resulting in murders. Gun control is a tricky and controversial subject, and I can see both sides of the picture, and am still trying to figure out exactly where I fall on the spectrum of gun-beliefs.

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Post by Jgideon » 24 Apr 2018, 22:48

I don't believe that guns are not the only answer. Many of the guns eventually end up in the hands of the wrong people so I think it is about time people got to learn other means of defending themselves and their loved ones.

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Post by love_b00ks » 25 Apr 2018, 01:44

I don't think that gun would be the answer. I believe it is so dangerous to have one in the house right now because people are just so easily angered and are not good at controlling their emotions that its presence in the house could just do more harm than good.

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Post by FilmStar » 25 Apr 2018, 10:44

I believe in the right to defend yourself. Should it be with an AR-15? No. But I believe we should have security systems, strong locks on our doors, and I believe everyone should do a self-defense class in the chance you will be held at gunpoint or assaulted. I don't believe taking guns away will solve anything as there are still other weapons people can use to kill others with.

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Post by Erick Bixen » 27 Apr 2018, 09:41

I think guns should not be the answer. They can however be used as last resort.

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Post by Alex Hughes » 28 Apr 2018, 12:07

Unless there is no other option or way, but there is always a way. But the question is hard because i dont joke with my Family.
But Violence isnt really good, am not a Fan.
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Post by Alex Hughes » 28 Apr 2018, 12:24

Unless there is no other option or way, but there is always a way. But the question is hard because i dont joke with my Family.
But Violence isnt really good, am not a Fan.
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Post by Cristal2408 » 30 Apr 2018, 15:47

I grew up in a place where guns are illegal and no one I know has ever seen a real-life gun and deaths by shootings are nonexistent, so I've always been of the idea that guns are never the answer.
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