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Ban Assault Dogs!

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by tiggers97, May 25, 2013.

  1. tiggers97

    tiggers97 United States Well-Known Member

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    Originally saw this posted on "thetruthaboutguns.com" about a woman that was attacked by two pitbulls, and the police that intervened. They had to shoot the dogs. It took 10 bullets to put them both down.

    NJ Article Link:

    The best part is in the comments. One user, Fred, (search for BAN ASSAULT DOGS in the comment section) really had the dog lovers confused and riled up comparing "dog-control" to gun-control.
     
  2. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    I still have young kids and I'm 10,000 X more concerned about unleashed dogs attacking them than stray assault weapons. I was attacked twice as a kid and it happens more than you think. Only thing is most cities have leash laws that they don't enforce. A little like the gun laws they already have that they don't enforce.
     
  3. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Man... I remember when I was a kid (11or 12) riding my bike down a neighborhood street one day and this freakishly agressive bull mastive came tearing out of a front yard at me and was right there not 2' from me.... I remember screaming and keeping the bike between me and that f-ing dog so I didn't get bit. Thank God, he decided to go back to his own yard instead of jumping over my bike to get at me.

    Nowadays, there would be one less "family dog" in this world should that occur again....
     
  4. Black Dog

    Black Dog Eagle Creek Or Active Member

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    Lets see here, They say there are about 10000 Murders a year in the USA. I don't know how many people are wounded. But if it's like war numbers then at least three times that number are wounded. I wonder how many people are killed by dogs? Yes, lots of people get bit by dogs. But I think I would rather be bit than shot. I have had lots of dogs come at me snarling and snapping and I have never been bit. I am way more afraid of an idiot with a gun than a dog. I am even more afraid of a group of young people looking for trouble or fun at my expense. As for laws being enforced good luck on any of them being enforced where a cop has to do more than sit in his-her car.
     
  5. mancat

    mancat Kitsap County Well-Known Member

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    well honestly I can't count how many times I've almost been killed now while riding motorcycles by retarded dog owners that let their dogs roam free in rural areas. there are a few areas where I ride where I'm already queued up to drop a gear, because I know exactly where the packs of undisciplined dogs are going to come exploding out of the gravel driveways in an attempt to "catch" me.

    those are the real assault dogs.
     
  6. unklekippy

    unklekippy In The Mountains Near Sprague River Well-Known Member

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    Guns DO NOT shoot people, people do. On the other hand, dogs DO bite on their own accord. Comparing something that cannot hurt you(gun) to something that can hurt you(dog) is absurd and shows the decay of logic in this world. Like everything else, I can defend myself and my family from a dog with a gun. I need no defense from a gun, because it is incapable of causing me harm. The facts are very simple. People that try to force their stupidity, ignorance or feminine emotions upon the facts aren't really worth the trouble.

    To paraphrase a great quote by a greater man, "While it is true that evil men or dogs may not be persuaded to the right by propoganda, they can definitely be corrected by good men with rifles."
     
  7. Rotty

    Rotty Skagit County Active Member

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    A trained dog is a reasomably controlable weapon because there is a handler on the end of the leash that is accountable for the dogs actions. An untrained dog is an uncomtrolable weapon because there is no leash to restrain it. The uncontrolled dog needs to be euthanized to prevent harm to people.

    Blackdog, you mentioned you would rather bitten than shot. I have worked K-9 in the past years and I've seen some dog bites that leave me thinking I don't want to be bitten or shot.
     
  8. Black Dog

    Black Dog Eagle Creek Or Active Member

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  9. Black Dog

    Black Dog Eagle Creek Or Active Member

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    I don't want to be bitten or shot. But at least I can try to defend myself from a dog. I can not from a bullet.
     
  10. Black Dog

    Black Dog Eagle Creek Or Active Member

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    Oh, I forgot. People with UNTRAINED DOGS are no better then UNTRAINED PEOPLE with guns.
     
  11. MrNiceGuy

    MrNiceGuy between springfield and shelbyville Well-Known Member

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    You'll have about as much luck getting my dog from me as you will getting my guns from me.
    And you won't get either while I'm still breathing. :p
     
  12. razormanxx

    razormanxx eugene Active Member

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    What really scares me is untrained dogs with guns. You might get bit or shot,
     
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  13. razormanxx

    razormanxx eugene Active Member

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    Seriously though, people need to spend time, and money training with their guns and training their dogs. Prolonged and continued training.
     
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  14. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Dogs have shot man on more than one occasion!
     
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  15. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    yes
     
  16. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Don't be so quick to shoot a family dog.. it's pretty easy to determine if they are being aggressive, or friendly. We have a half sized runt male Rottweiler who is super friendly (he's a jester) and wants to dance with everyone, and the few times he is free (under our verbal control,. we're big on training) he wants to make friends with every passers by. Do we let him? No, but he wouldn't hurt anyone. I speak as a guy who has been around canines my whole half century of life, and Rotties for 28 years now
     
  17. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    True but the untrained person with a gun puts it away occasionally the the danger is gone for a while. The dog is still an active threat regardless if the owner is around or not - unless the dog is secured.