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Are you happy with the extension of COVID-19 health orders in Columbia and Boone County?

Are you happy with the extension of COVID-19 health orders in Columbia and Boone County?

Yes. Cases are too high to let up now.

0

No. We've been under orders long enough.

5

Yes. Cases are too high to let up now.

Are you happy with the extension of COVID-19 health orders in Columbia and Boone County?
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No one has commented yet

No. We've been under orders long enough.

Are you happy with the extension of COVID-19 health orders in Columbia and Boone County?
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Charles Dawson
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Charles Dawson

No evidence its working. Why doesn't Wal-Mart close at 10:30? Don't see anyone enforcing the regs anyway.

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:31:19 -0600

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John Craig Colbert
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John Craig Colbert

I'm weary of these restrictions. We can only take so much.

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:12:50 -0600

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Jesse Garcia
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Jesse Garcia

As a business owner affected by this, I fail to see how anyone thinks these restrictions helpful. Hospitality workers are floundering just above destruction to make you feel safe and yet our infection rate is the same as the open states. Youโ€™re stealing our lives for the feeling of safety.

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 09:10:21 -0600

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Debra Riffle
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Debra Riffle

I don't think it's right to decide which businesses or gatherings are limited by hours allowed to operate, or number of people allowed to congregate. Corona virus doesn't wait until 10 pm to come out. Why should churches be limited to numbers, as long as they are following the guidelines?

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 09:03:28 -0600

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Will Mason
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Will Mason

There is no evidence the orders have done anything so far. There is no reason to believe they are helping. But plenty if evidence that the restrictions are causing harm. They are irrational restrictions.

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 05:07:15 -0600

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Should concealed guns be allowed on public transportation?

Should concealed guns be allowed on public transportation?

Yes

5

No

0

Yes

Should concealed guns be allowed on public transportation?
5 Comments
Max DeYoung
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Max DeYoung

Because it is in the 2nd Amenmet.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:06:15 -0500

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HelenHighwater
1
HelenHighwater

A person entrusted with a permit to conceal an carry is your friend. The answer is so obvious I don't know why this is even a question.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:11:21 -0500

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Harry Edwards
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Harry Edwards

public is just that. public!

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:47:48 -0500

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Randel Hearne
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Randel Hearne

The transportation authorities have not been able to protect us so we ought to be able to do it ourselves. Things are only get worse in regards to our personal security as our country spirals downward.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 06:24:51 -0500

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Will Mason
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Will Mason

In public is the point. No one needs a gun in private. Public transport is a target of mass shooters.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 05:36:57 -0500

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No

Should concealed guns be allowed on public transportation?
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No one has commented yet
Do you support more gun regulations?

Do you support more gun regulations?

Yes

12

No

37

Yes

Do you support more gun regulations?
12 Comments
Bill Glover
1
Bill Glover

Gun worship is about human sacrifice on the altar of power and profit. Anyone who tells you anything different is selling something.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:25:23 -0500

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BB
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BB

Supporters of ownership of any gun imaginable always leave out of their constitution arguments the part about "well-regulated". They also, forget the militia part. It seems clear that our forefathers had in mind that citizens would act as a militia before we had a National Guard.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:14:27 -0500

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Stuart Singer
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Stuart Singer

In no other western industrialized country in the world is there such a disgraceful absence of firearms control that is responsible for so much killing as there is in the United States. Even the Heller decision by the SCOTUS approved of government controls.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:48:20 -0500

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Hi Snowpack
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Hi Snowpack

There is nothing about 99.9 percent of the gun nuts in this country that could possibly be defined as a "a well regulated Militia". The gun situation in this country is the exact opposite.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:42:38 -0500

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Adam Schrader
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Adam Schrader

Anyone should be allowed the right to own a firearm. 1 pistol type and 1 rifle type. Nothing semi automatic or fully automatic. Nobody needs those weapons. Not for hunting or protection.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:30:46 -0500

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Adam Schrader
Adam Schrader

Every other type of firearm other than pistol, rifle. And shot guns are logical fir protection and hunting. No other gun type is meant for this. They need to ban every type of assault weapon and ammunition for them. Enough innocent people are getting killed

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:27:45 -0400

JoeyMac
JoeyMac

What about the sniper types, and the shotgun types, and the crew-served type, and the drive-by type, and the explodey type, and the armor piercing type? Why do you discriminate against so many gun types? Why are you such a hoplophobe?

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:06:19 -0400

Kay Fay
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Kay Fay

Guns are weapons. They're too easily gotten by people who shouldn't have guns. There's no reason for many of the semi automatic and automatic weapons being sold except for to kill multiple people. No need and high risk. Let's know who are buying guns in mass. The do do to pass them onto criminals.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 06:56:00 -0500

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Harry D
Harry D

Transfering guns to criminals is already illegal. Unauthorized people even trying to buy guns is illegal, Trump inforced this law, past Dem admins have not. Most shootings in this country are black on black, Dems are OK with this since it keeps blacks down and on the Dem plantation.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 08:46:08 -0400

Co Lin
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Co Lin

Because people are not as mature and responsible as weapons require. They kjust aren't. We have to regulate the use of motor vehicles, too. Grow up, yahoos.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:54:35 -0400

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Rick Brunson
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Rick Brunson

Assault weapon civilian related crimes have become a pandemic.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:26:37 -0400

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Gail Beebe
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Gail Beebe

I don't think a reasonable person needs to own a military weapon. I can understand the person who wants a handgun or rifle. The NRA encourages people to collect guns. The NRA should be held accountable for the bullshit they spread.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:23:37 -0500

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John Nickerson
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John Nickerson

Our society doesn't benefit from citizens with assault weapons and there are people that have demonstrated they shouldn't be in possession of any type of gun, certainly not weapons of war.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:39:18 -0400

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Fuk Joe
Fuk Joe

What is the benefit of alcohol? We should ban that too.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:12:18 -0400

No

Do you support more gun regulations?
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Anthony Rinaldi
6
Anthony Rinaldi

Gun control is misogynist, racist, and classist. I will never support such evil legislation.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:43:44 -0400

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Scuba Steve
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Scuba Steve

2.5 MILLION defensive uses annually vs. <400 deaths from ALL types of rifles. That's fewer than those killed by hands & feet. Ask yourself who benefits from making citizens powerless in a nation with increasing authoritarian control, militarized police, and NSA surveillance. And who owns the media.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:08:58 -0400

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Michael Leninsky
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Michael Leninsky

The gun regulations do not work. They attack the law abiding citizen. They need to concentrate on the criminals that use them in a violent nature and not the ones using to protect themselves. Or hunt for their food.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:32:47 -0400

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Steve TheBmann
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Steve TheBmann

There are already plenty of laws in place. Criminals don't obey laws. Guns are not the problem.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 07:53:53 -0400

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JoeyMac
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JoeyMac

Guns are already one of THE most regulated items in America. It's impossible to commit a crime with a gun without breaking several existing laws in the process... will 1 or 2 more laws stand in the way of gun crime when tens of thousands of gun laws did not? Just enforce the laws we already have.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:02:00 -0400

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Rick Lanicek
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Rick Lanicek

We don't need more gun laws. We need stiffer penalties for committing a crime with a gun. Might as well ban spoons to combat obesity and the health care crisis.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:02:52 -0400

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phil hopkins
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phil hopkins

Dem run cities are a health hazard see top 20 most violent USA cities are democrat led and until defund the police and no bail laws are gone they are getting worse.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:43:42 -0400

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Joe McGinnis
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Joe McGinnis

The government is taking away our rights one by one. The 2nd amendment SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED UPON.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:38:18 -0400

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Janet Cierpiot Lampe
4
Janet Cierpiot Lampe

No Criminals will still have guns

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:25:55 -0400

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Chris Bond
3
Chris Bond

SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:37:09 -0400

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Michael Pietrzak
3
Michael Pietrzak

Shall not be infringed

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:31:43 -0400

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The #ForeverTrumper Mad Embalmer ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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The #ForeverTrumper Mad Embalmer ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

The constitutional right to keep and bear arms SHALL NOT be infringed.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:30:18 -0400

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Sandra White
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Sandra White

As a responsible gun owner, I think the real problem is not with regulating who can own them. If I can defend myself and my family, I stand less of a chance of becoming a statistic. Open carry is a great way to deter crime.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:49:41 -0400

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Edgar Alain Flotte
3
Edgar Alain Flotte

Murder is illegal, criminals do not follow the law. This will put law abiding citizens in disadvantage. Guns will be still be able to be made illegally to commit illegal crimes

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:48:49 -0400

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James Frantz
3
James Frantz

Law abiding citizens aren't the issue and neither are the guns. The problem continues to be criminals committing heinous acts of violence with indiscriminate abandon.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:46:42 -0400

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Jack Atherton
3
Jack Atherton

Because I believe in the US Constitution.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:59:27 -0400

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Ben Burckhartt
3
Ben Burckhartt

The 2nd amendment wasn't given to keep the people regulated but to regulate the Gov't over the people. I'd vote yes to regulate our Govt's weapons and our military empire

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:59:01 -0400

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James Blount
2
James Blount

Additional regulations do nothing to stop criminals, obviously a person planning on robbing and murdering someone is not going to be concerned if the weapon he uses is illegal. It only disarms law abiding citizens leaving them vulnerable to criminals who disregard these ineffective laws.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:55:26 -0400

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Buckeye
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Buckeye

It would be just the beginning

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:22:14 -0400

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Thomas S
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Thomas S

The Feds don't enforce the laws we already have, why would we want more do nothing, feel good laws? None of his proposals would have prevented any of the recent mass shootings. By definition criminals don't care if it's against the law, think somebody about to commit murder cares about Joe's rules?

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:19:15 -0400

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73_ Easting
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73_ Easting

Most proposals punish the wrong people. Assault weapons can a tiny percentage (less than 1%) of gun deaths annually. We need crime fighting regulations that interrupt gang-related cycles of violence, properly hold people who use crimes accountable (e.g. automatic jail terms), social changes.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:03:58 -0400

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Ed Chaney
2
Ed Chaney

Already thousands of gun laws across the country. The cities with the strictest gun laws are also the ones with the highest violent crime rates. They blame easy access to firearms in neighboring cities, yet those cities don't have the crime rate they have. Figure it out.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:56:34 -0400

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Sum-Ting Wong
2
Sum-Ting Wong

not one of the suggested restrictions would have prevented these crimes. This is like confiscating minivans and hatchback cars because some crazy people intentionally run people over with convertables.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:39:26 -0400

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William Wolf
2
William Wolf

Criminals do not obey gun laws, murder is a crime, we need to get to the root cause of why people do this.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:35:55 -0400

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thedukelsu
2
thedukelsu

shall not be infringed

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:26:57 -0400

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Vince Miles
2
Vince Miles

Biden has dementia.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:16:54 -0400

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James Miles
2
James Miles

I'm not willing to trade any of my rights for anything, let alone the perception of safety.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:02:05 -0400

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Robert Gardner
2
Robert Gardner

Because none of the gun control measures of the past have made any difference as seen in places with the highest violence typically have the most draconian gun regulations. There is zero correlation with how newer gun control regulations will, or could, prevent any of the tragedies of the past.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:54:53 -0400

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Bastardo927
2
Bastardo927

Criminals do not obey laws. Passing more will do NOTHING to actually stop gun violence.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:41:04 -0400

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Harry Edwards
2
Harry Edwards

we need to enforce the ones we have!

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:35:56 -0400

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Fran Schmitt
2
Fran Schmitt

Criminals don't care how many "restrictions" law abiding citizens have. If they want the gun, they will get it. All these regulations do is keep guns out of the hands of law abiding citizens.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:06:48 -0400

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Ed Franz
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Ed Franz

Cuz communists murder unarmed citizens

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 22:36:21 -0500

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Max DeYoung
1
Max DeYoung

I believe in Freedom, not Socialism

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 23:06:19 -0500

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Crash Test Dhimmi
1
Crash Test Dhimmi

We need to focus on actually ENFORCING the gun control laws we actually have. Only 4% of background check violations actually get prosecuted. It blows mind, how the left screams for more laws, but refuses to enforce the ones they already have.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 21:49:50 -0400

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Milton Contella
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Milton Contella

Because of the binary choice offered, I could not express my nuanced thoughts on the subject so I opted for the extreme.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:38:20 -0500

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