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Nelson Mandela is, for me, the single statesman in the world. The single statesman, in that literal sense, who is not solving all his problems with guns. It's truly unbelievable.
There's no evidence that I'm aware of that guns reduce crime.
Guns require a finger to pull the trigger.
At least 50 times. I've jumped off a building, jumped off a cliff in a car. I've been in bedrooms when women came in with knives and guns.
It would be refreshing to have a politician try to defend guns without any reference to the Second Amendment, but on the merits of guns.
Jonathan Safran Foer
I've never cared for guns. In fact, when I did 'Scent of a Woman' I had to learn how to assemble one.
I don't think you can in any way export culture with guns or tanks.
The pervasiveness of guns in our society is destroying America.
It's wrong, and it's racist, and it's bigoted to say that guns are quintessentially American.
I am a southerner who grew up with and around guns. I own some still. My father gave me a .22 rifle when I was 9 and a single barrel .410 shotgun when I was 10.
Democrats love to criticize Republicans on guns, but they are generally mute when it comes to taking on Hollywood or the gaming industry.
We live in a world of guns, bombs and terror. To conquer hate seems a nigh-impossible task.
This always confuses liberals, that conservatives like the military and don't like the bureaucracy. That's because the military has their guns pointed out and the bureaucracy has them pointed in.
Democrats are people who raise your taxes and spend your money on weird stuff. They steal your guns, and they spit on your faith.
Soldiers are dreamers; when the guns begin they think of firelit homes, clean beds, and wives.
I never liked guns, I hate them, I always blink before they go off.
But Hopes are Shy Birds flying at a great distance seldom reached by the best of Guns.
John James Audubon
Yes, I remember the barbed wire and the guard towers and the machine guns, but they became part of my normal landscape. What would be abnormal in normal times became my normality in camp.
Well, again, a gun sale database is just trying to get the Department of Justice to keep track of the guns that they're purchasing and supplying to drug dealers and murderers. I mean, wow. Come on, let's get the government under control before we start restricting the rights of - innocent citizens.
I love it when the left and when the president say, 'Don't try to impose your values on us, you folks who hold your Bibles in your hand and cling to your guns.' They have values too. Our values are based on religion, based on life. Their values are based on a religion of self.
We have to fulfill what the real meaning of the Second Amendment is: reasonable access to guns for self-protection and for hunting. And there's no room in America for these semiautomatic, automatic and other kinds of weapons that are simply designed to cause mass havoc.
Guns are part of the American psyche, aren't they? This is collateral damage for having a Wild West mentality. It's intrinsic to the American psyche. It's never going to change.
People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers. It does not alter the immorality of the act when the income transfer is carried out by government.
If you are a gun manufacturer, the product you make is not subject to safety regulation by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Toy guns are subject to safety regulation; water pistols are, but not real guns.
Michael D. Barnes
We protect aspirin bottles in this country better than we protect guns from accidents by children.
Cameras aren't guns. They can't really hurt you.
Apparently, the heart of opposition to new gun regulations is in the white community. Yet white people face far less daily violence with guns.
Counterterrorism isn't really about the nunchakus, the guns and gadgets. It's about psychology.
When we talk about protecting our right to have guns, we are talking about protecting our right to shoot bullets. So what is it that's so important to shoot at?
Jonathan Safran Foer
I was a big Guns N' Roses fan when I was seven. My friend who lived across the street had long dark curly hair and I had long blonde hair, so I'd dress up as Axl and she'd be Slash, and we'd rock out in front of the mirror singing 'Patience.'
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