Beating guns into garden tools program

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  1. Siglvr

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    Oregon Live noted that these folks came through town. In the vid, At 1:21 min in, the pastor notes: "2/3 of gun deaths are suicides".

    Their efforts are misguided it appears to me. I acknowledge that suicide is horrific for the loved ones left behind, any suicide, any way it's done. As Christians, suicide is prohibited, seems a more effective way to stop the "2/3 of gun deaths are suicides" he calls out would be to work on that issue. If all guns were to disappear tomorrow, people would be forced to take pills and jump off bridges (etc etc) to kill themselves. Would we then stop producing beneficial drugs and tearing down bridges to reduce the suicide rate then? A focus on helping those who get depressed seems more appropriate.
     
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    And yet... enough people seem to by just fine with assisted suicide... freedom to choose, and all that. :rolleyes:
     
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    Let's start hammerin' on Priuses and biiiiii-cycles.
     
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    My favorite garden tool is a Browning Hi-Power.. you can't beat it!
     
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    "Comments disabled for this video". Tells me all I need to know. Thankfully Dissenter takes care of that problem quite nicely.
     
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    Those who turn their guns into plowshares , plow for those who didn't.
    Or something like that..

    This is what is needed to help with our mental illness issue...a non judgmental , non punishing program / focus.
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    My best friend does intervention and was also a Chief with the PDX FD. He said most suicides he has dealt with were the result of humans hanging themselves.
     
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    Japan has a higher suicide rate and no guns. Seems to me that guns aren't the issue regarding suicide.
     
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    In Canada, they use ropes, pills & pillows...


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    I thought we already had this discussion a year ago or more
     
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    We didn't think you we're listening so we had another chat about it...:D
     
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    I know my spirits would lift if the antis spent all their time gardening instead of going after the thing I cherrish most.

    It's ok, my wife said the feeling is mutual.

    Maybe they could make themselves into gardening tools.
     
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    I'd settle for most of the junk that the Endowment for the arts creates. Let them make tools...
     
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    Not only nuts pushing religion on people, but anti 2nd/freedom nuts too. And according to the graph, wrong on both counts.
     
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    The best garden tool of all times was smooth bore flintlock.
     
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    Best used when cleaning out the "Redcoat weeds" at Lexington and Concord , on April 19th , 1775...:D
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    If retorts were baseball calls, then that my friends is what Dave Niehaus would call a "Grand Salami"
     
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    They're already tools, so they're halfway there already...
     
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    King was all for defending himself
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    I’m shocked that you guys haven’t posted the most obvious solution to end suicide, no matter the means used to commit it.

    Ban it. That’s right, make it illegal. Totally against the law. Verboten.

    That way, no one will do it. A simple solution.




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