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Gays are buying guns

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by PaulB47, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. PaulB47

    PaulB47 Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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  2. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Good.
     
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  3. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    I really don't care who is buying guns.
    Just as long as they the buyers are using their guns safely and in a responsible manner.
    Everyone who is legal to to so , should be able to buy the gun they want with a minimal amount of fuss.
    Andy
     
  4. GuyBMeredith

    GuyBMeredith Salem, Oregon Active Member

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    The Pink Pistols and one other group are putting together a list of people interested in helping LGBT folk learn how to use firearms and learn firearms safety. I'll have to search out the name of the other group, but I've given both an email address I've set up for the purpose.
     
  5. cigars

    cigars Beaverton, USA Cav Scout/Armorer/Cold War/Communist Borders Platinum Supporter Gold Supporter Bronze Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    More Americans coming around to embrace 2A. They're not buying for nefarious purposes, they're buying because they realize that their way of life is seriously threatened. This is a serious segment of the (mostly) left that is now starting to embrace 2A. I would like to see how Obama intends to tell the community which he so embraces and coddles that he wants to restrict their rights to keep and bear arms after what has recently happened.
     
  6. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    The LGBT folks have my support. It's good to see them stand up for their own safety.
     
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  7. GuyBMeredith

    GuyBMeredith Salem, Oregon Active Member

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    Good that you specify "mostly left". My most frequent range buddy right now is a self proclaimed redneck lesbian and Trump fan from the beginning. Check out the Pink Pistols Facebook site--not Democrat friendly.
     
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  8. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    GOOD!

    i am relieved to see that people no matter what their "preferance" see that the gun is not to blame here.
     
  9. PiratePast40

    PiratePast40 Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    Why in the world does everyone need their own personal sexual preference label? I have yet to see a headline screaming that "guys that like boobs and butts are buying more guns".:rolleyes:

    OK - rant switch to off.
     
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  10. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    Well as for my preference boobs not "bobs" ... But I get what you are saying LOL.
    Andy
     
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  11. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    At the rate things have been happening, I don't doubt anything anymore.
     
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  12. PiratePast40

    PiratePast40 Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    LOL - ya, I noticed too and did a quick edit. My bad. :)
     
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  13. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    Well I am very guilty of "pre-coffee typing" or typing faster than my brain can think , so to speak.
    But that was a funny typo you did considering the subject. LOL
    Andy
     
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  14. Oregon Quartermaster

    Oregon Quartermaster SE Portland Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    As well they should be!
     
  15. GuyBMeredith

    GuyBMeredith Salem, Oregon Active Member

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    The issue here is that the LGBT community is usually seen as a demographic not friendly to firearms ownership, ergo the surprise. In actuality, that community is no more homogeneous than any other. My lesbian friend grouses about the "Gay Gestapo" that marches lock step with the political left and my gay cousin and his partner will have nothing to do with the antics of the SF Castro district types. Neither my friend nor cousin look or act like the swish and butch stereotype.

    And my range buddy enjoys using her Mossberg 500 from the hip. :p
     
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    soberups Newberg Well-Known Member

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  17. GuyBMeredith

    GuyBMeredith Salem, Oregon Active Member

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    Yeah, they have a couple of fun memes out on the net now.
     
  18. nammac

    nammac I-5 Corridor - West of Portland Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    More of this popping up across the country and in every community, in my mind is a good thing. Takes the wind out of the leftist liberals sails... Might be difficult to get any significant legislation passed when you have a protected class exercising their Second Amendment rights is record numbers... Just sayin'
     
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  19. Lance Jacobs

    Lance Jacobs South Willamette Valley Oregon Well-Known Member

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    This seems like an anecdotal report at best, reported by straight people. Did you see one single person in the video who identified himself as being gay or lesbian?? I sure didn't.

    What we need to see is real evidence that Gays are actually buying guns. And that story does not provide it. While one would expect that Gays would be a group that would be interested in self-defense, I think just the opposite is unfortunately true.

    Do you know a single gay or lesbian that has bought a gun recently??

    Most press reports that I have seen recently say that the LGBT community is now solidly behind the growing national gun control movement:

    Leading gay rights group joins gun control fight (http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/283935-human-rights-campaign-joins-gun-control-fight)
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  20. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    Hey don't throw logic and facts at me ! Just kidding.
    Thanks for pointing out your observation Lance.
    Andy