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tgriffin
10-16-2007, 1:44 PM
Hit this poll and hit it hard! Even numbers almost right now.

http://news.aol.com/nation?ascAI=5&skip=1

If someone wants to do a proxy redirect site link that might be a good idea.

ROCKETW19
10-16-2007, 1:55 PM
i voted and your right the numbers are close. people just dont like guns.

5968
10-16-2007, 2:01 PM
I voted. 51% oppose a ban. Too close for me. More of us need to vote!

Corbin Dallas
10-16-2007, 2:15 PM
found it... voted.

odysseus
10-16-2007, 2:15 PM
Voted.

Toolbox X
10-16-2007, 2:46 PM
This is a really interesting and important article. Please make sure you read it. You can vote from it at as well. http://news.aol.com/story/ar/_a/rash-of-brutal-cop-killings-worries/20071015102709990002

WolfMansDad
10-16-2007, 2:50 PM
With 16,552 votes, 51% oppose a ban. 45% favor, and 4% aren't sure.

This is actually a big win for us. The poll followed an article entitled "Rash of Brital Cop Killings Worries Police," and the question says "A police chief's group is pushing for a ban..."

If you can't get a majority to vote for a ban with that kind of propaganda, your cause is lost.

WolfMansDad
10-16-2007, 3:10 PM
Police officials from departments across the country say they are confronting more combative suspects in situations ranging from robberies to routine traffic stops.
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"Lately, it seems like there is a brutality and a willingness to cross a line, to take a life, even if it is a police officer. The capacity is growing, and it is disturbing."

And disarming me would improve this situation how? If it's getting that dangerous out there, I want more firepower at my disposal, not less.

Somebody needs to tell these guys that disarming your friends doesn't make your enemies weaker.

Piper
10-16-2007, 5:04 PM
I don't want this to turn into a cop bashing thread, but I will say this, if LE dropped the tough guy attitude, acted like they were part of the community instead of just putting in their 8-10 hrs to collect a paycheck and actually interacted with people, things would probably be alot different. But since they are indoctrinated at the academy to believe they are better than non LE, and that translates into a bad attitude on the street, it's no wonder the violence is growing. Of course the stats could be inflated to exagerate the trend. I've seen proof of that.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJM7q9Hmc1E

mecam
10-16-2007, 5:37 PM
As of ....
http://www.10374.com/temp/poll.jpg

socalguns
10-16-2007, 6:36 PM
Notice it says "respect for authority" , what is that exactly?

mecam
10-16-2007, 6:48 PM
Notice it says "respect for authority" , what is that exactly?

Actually it says "respect for police authority". http://smileys.on-my-web.com/repository/Disgusting/vomit-3.gif

SemiAutoSam
10-16-2007, 6:55 PM
http://www.poster.net/south-park/south-park-you-will-respect-my-authority-3700212.jpg

FortCourageArmory
10-16-2007, 8:23 PM
Here is where it stands as of 9:25 PM:

Poll Results
A police chiefs' group is pushing for a ban on assault weapons. Your reaction?
I oppose a ban 55% 10,165
I favor a ban 41% 7,540
Not sure 3% 615

Note on Poll Results
Total Votes: 18,320

SchooBaka
10-16-2007, 10:06 PM
Just voted.
It's now at 56% oppose.
Other numbers unchanged.

SchooBaka
10-16-2007, 10:07 PM
LoL, I can't resist.......


















Where's those Ron Paul Spammers when you need em? :gunsmilie:

C.G.
10-16-2007, 10:53 PM
56% now.:)

fireblast713
10-16-2007, 11:30 PM
in the article the guy used a 12ga shotgun, however AOL linked to to the AWB... he didn't use an assault anything... bleh.

RideIcon
10-17-2007, 12:59 AM
A police chiefs' group is pushing for a ban on assault weapons. Your reaction?
I oppose a ban
56% 10,407
I favor a ban
41% 7,581
Not sure
3% 617

jjperl
10-17-2007, 12:07 PM
As of 1:07pm 10/17

oppose a ban 56%... 10,828

favor a ban 40%... 7,736

Not sure 3%... 622

chris
10-17-2007, 12:48 PM
56% now at 245pm PST. another ban won't work. yes police need to drop the tough guy image. they think they are above the law because they enforce it. sad.

mecam
10-17-2007, 12:59 PM
Fight Fire with Fire. All PDs should be carrying AW if that's what they're scared about.

DIG
10-17-2007, 2:06 PM
we're gaining momentum :p

A police chiefs' group is pushing for a ban on assault weapons. Your reaction?
I oppose a ban 57%
I favor a ban 40%
Not sure 3%

ETD1010
10-17-2007, 2:26 PM
poll's gone, :(

jp.cherokee
10-17-2007, 3:33 PM
Try Here,

http://news.aol.com/story/ar/_a/rash...15102709990002

Results:

57% oppose ban

40% for it

mecam
10-17-2007, 3:51 PM
poll's gone, :(

Here's a direct link.

http://news.aol.com/story/ar/_a/rash-of-brutal-cop-killings-worries/20071015102709990002

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taloft
10-17-2007, 5:00 PM
The thing that caught my eye was that they said the largest police association in the country was calling for a renewed AWB but, later in the article they said this group was the IACP. This is the International Association of Chiefs of Police. It makes one wonder how many of those Chiefs calling for a renewed AWB don't even live in this country?

Also, neither the murder weapon nor the other weapons seized from the scene would have been considered an assualt weapon, even under the old AWB. This is just more spin from the antigunners.:mad:

Outlaw
10-17-2007, 6:33 PM
I put in.