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NY Congresswoman:Women should be in combat, but not have assault rifles!

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by gaijinsamurai, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. gaijinsamurai

    gaijinsamurai Beaverton Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    On the very same day that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifted the ban on women serving in active combat zones, a Democratic congresswoman from New York argued that assault weapons are actually difficult for women to handle and should therefore be banned.

    Rep. Carolyn McCarthy — a strong proponent for women serving in military combat roles — appeared on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight Thursday to make the case for Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s assault weapons ban. To that end, McCarthy argued that women should use traditional rifles rather than assault rifles because the former would would be “easier for a woman” to use.

    Dem Rep: Women should serve in combat, but shouldn?t use assault weapons | Video | TheBlaze.com
     
  2. gaijinsamurai

    gaijinsamurai Beaverton Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    My favorite:

    "CAROLYN MCCARTHY: I will tell you, if you talk to professionals, hunters and certainly sportsmen, they’ll tell you that’s not the gun to use. A rifle is more accurate. It’s certainly easier for a woman to be able to do that."
     
  3. fd15k

    fd15k Tigard,OR Well-Known Member

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    Funny. The thing that goes up.
     
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  4. swoop

    swoop Milwaukie, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    McCarthy ='s Idiot
     
  5. civilian75

    civilian75 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    :rofl1: A traditional rifle, like a M14, a M1 Garand or a 1903? Home defense with a hunting rifle safer? More material for conservative comedians.

    One would think that, after her humongous "thingy" faux pas, she would spend the time to get very well acquainted with firearms. This just reaffirms they are more concerned about pushing their agendas than knowing the facts. You can't argue with people like that.

    I am sure no one missed how PM said "murder" and changed it to "kill". It is soo obvious. The more I hear this guy talk, the more I despise him.
     
  6. mosinguy1

    mosinguy1 out by the ocean Active Member

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    My wife just fell off the couch laughing her !@# off!!!!!!!
    I swear all of the freekin idiots need to go get some real firearms training,so they know what the hell they are talking about. Better yet send her to the front lines, then she if she keeps the required weapons from the ladies.
    That is as bad as vp bonehead saying a shotgun is better for home defense, that is easier to point and shoot then aim.
     
  7. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    Her ignorance is always stunning.

    [video=youtube;9rGpykAX1fo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rGpykAX1fo[/video]
     
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  8. ARKLITE881South

    ARKLITE881South USA Well-Known Member

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    I wish Fox, would start issuing BROWN PAPER SACKS to some of these ''babes''
    Typical, most of these ''people'' in the government know NOTHING about a firearm, NOTHING!!
     
  9. Kevinkris

    Kevinkris Aloha Well-Known Member

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    yet another person who pretends to be a firearms expert, maybe i should start marketing myself as an acter and get millions for pretending like i know what the bubblegum im doing.
     
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  10. One-Eyed Ross

    One-Eyed Ross Winlock, WA Well-Known Member

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    Women have been trained on the M16 platform for a VERY long time, before I joined in '74.

    What a maroon, what a nin-cow-poop
     
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  11. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    I almost got a Beretta CX4 Storm for home defense a couple years ago. After hearing McCarthy, I'm glad I didn't. I'm looking for a single shot .416 Rigby now.:rolleyes:

    I would suggest sticking with the military rifles so you'd have a nice bayonet for when you miss.:bluelaugh: Maybe add a Mosin-Nagant 91/30 to the list. Just watch out for tight corners.
     
  12. fuhr52

    fuhr52 Lane County. Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Don't make the mistake of believing gun control is about guns. It's about control of the people. The left is taking a page out of the Obama re-election play book. Cater to the low information voter. They tend to get their education from the main stream media.
     
  13. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Funny thing... I have 8yrs. in the Army (3 as a Drill Sgt.), and the females where who consistently score better during range qualifications... maybe if the males weren't thinking about sex every 3-6 seconds they would do better. Mmmmmm.... Sex... OOPS! OK, I'm back now! ;)
     
  14. Flyingswords

    Flyingswords Texas Active Member

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    McCarthy should choke on her own vomit.
     
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  15. ARKLITE881South

    ARKLITE881South USA Well-Known Member

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    she's a moron, double talk, government official. professional BS'er.