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Re: CC Random thread

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Post by Per » Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:43 am

Look, as I assume all Canadians understand, there is a vast difference between gun control and gun ban.

Guns are fairly common in Sweden, but strictly regulated. You need to pass a test to be allowed to own guns, sort of like you need a driver's license to drive a car, and you need to store them in an approved safe when not in use. Also, your gun license can be revoked for medical reasons.
Gun ownership in Sweden is regulated by Vapenlagen 1996:67 (literally, The Weapon Law),[141] modified by weapon decree Vapenförordningen 1996:70[142] and FAP 551-3 / RPSFS 2009:13.[143] The police issue licenses to persons in good standing who have passed a hunting examination or belonged to an approved shooting club for six months. License-holders are usually 18 years or older, and may lend a weapon to a person at least 15 years of age for supervised use.

A license-holder may own up to six hunting rifles, ten handguns, or a mix of eight rifles and handguns. Firearms must be stored in an approved safe. A firearm registered for sport shooting may not be used for hunting. A concealed carry permit can be obtained under very special circumstances, such as a proven threat to life.

Firearm collectors must have a clearly stated demarcation of their interest in collecting (e.g.: pre-World War II British handguns). The police may demand security measures on keeping the collection. Collectors may request a time-limited permit to discharge their weapons. Firearms manufactured before 1890 and not using sealed cartridges are exempt from the weapon law
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The problem in the USA is that the NRA opposes even rather benign common sense laws, such as digital registers regarding ownership of guns, mental health checks, waiting periods, what have you.

In both Britain and in Australia, it took just one school shooting to make authorities step up and impose stricter gun control, and neither country has suffered another school shooting. And imho those are perfectly fine countries, hardly gruesome dictatorships.
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Post by Topper » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:04 am

From my American friends that I have spoken with, mental health checks, wait periods for background checks are very much on the table. The Supreme Court has routinely refused to hear challenges to State Laws in those regards. Even the Brady Ban never made it to the Supreme Court for a challenge.

A government list of weapon owners though will never be on the table. That raises too many 2nd Amendment fears. You have to remember that the 2nd Amendment was passed out of paranoia and any challenges to it only increase that paranoia.

Your laws sound similar to our Canadian Laws. A national registry was tried here, it was an unmitigated disaster and finally scrapped. Unfortunately for me, I was living abroad when it was instituted and was unable to keep the guns I had store in Canada and had to sell them. Very disappointing as it included a couple of family heirlooms.
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Re: CC Random thread

Post by micky107 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:18 pm

Thanks for all the kind words !!!! Meant a lot. :wink:
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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Topper » Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:38 pm

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Thanks for all the kind words !!!! Meant a lot. :wink:
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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Reefer2 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:43 pm

Shit Topper your favorite store is closing.

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Re: CC Random thread

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No Spring Break Reef, or are you taking some extra lessons?
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Re: CC Random thread

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Corn they are bullying me.
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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Reefer2 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:56 am

Strangelove wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:13 am
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Corn they are bullying me.
I always find it funny you feel compelled to comment on things that doesn’t have anything to do with you.

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Re: CC Random thread

Post by Topper » Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:30 pm

Reefer2 wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:56 am
Strangelove wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:13 am
Reefer2 wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:56 pm
Corn they are bullying me.
I always find it funny you feel compelled to comment on things that doesn’t DON'T have anything to do with you.
How are those lessons doing?
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