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As a result of the recent wildfires, are you preparing a safety plan/ kit?
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As a result of the recent wildfires, are you preparing a safety plan/ kit?

Yes, I'm prepared!

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No, I haven't.

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Yes, I'm prepared!

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Sharron Deme
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Sharron Deme

Not because of these fires we live in the woods here, be ready

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No, I haven't.

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k san
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k san

No, but mainly because I live in an urban area, and there is not direct fire danger here.

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Do you mostly go to restaurants on your side of town?
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231 Votes

Do you mostly go to restaurants on your side of town?

I stay on my side of town.

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I go to restaurants all around town.

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I stay on my side of town.

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Larry Ewart
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Larry Ewart

75% of the time we stay in our part of town. We do go downtown since we have a wider selection there but it is not as convenient.

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I go to restaurants all around town.

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Gabe West
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Gabe West

We are avoiding restaurants because of inflation thanks to biden and dems

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Steven Daniels
Steven Daniels

Um, what was the question?

CB
CB

You love to hate and it's so sad. I pray for you every day, Gabe.

Should there be a ban on assault rifles?
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958 Votes

Should there be a ban on assault rifles?

Yes, we should ban them!

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No, we shouldn't ban them!

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Yes, we should ban them!

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sharder8
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sharder8

Assault Rifles are already banned . . . as they should be! Or at least they should require special (stamp) permits at federal and state levels, as it already is. Now if you're asking if semi-auto sporting rifles should be banned, the answer is NO!

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Scott Camps
Scott Camps

dude, not calling them assault rifles will not bring the murdered children back to life, ban them

Shamra D Wampler
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Shamra D Wampler

Armed forces should be the only ones allowed to have assault rifles. They are for one thing only: to kill humans. Hunters don't use them, and they are not needed for self protection unless you are in the middle of a war where there are several people that want to take your life.

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Gabe West
Gabe West

Gun control is not the answer

Ali Loya
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Ali Loya

There is absolutely no reason for assault rifles to be as readily available as they are. I support our rights as a gun owner myself, but this type of weapon is simply unnecessary. In light of the violence in our country, they should only be accessible in a controlled environment.

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Jamie Potts
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Jamie Potts

Why should anyone besides law enforcement need to own or have them? They can not be used for hunting purposes or any thing else. Why use them to kill children and anyone for that matter!! What has this world came too?

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Debra Sun-Mills
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Debra Sun-Mills

Certain types of guns have no purpose other than the mass killing of other human beings. You don't need an assault rifle to kill deer or protect your property. I don't think all guns should be banned as they can be used for hunting or protecting your property. But we do need more mental healthcare

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Greg Moore
Greg Moore

The 2nd Amendment was not about hunting, it was specifically to keep any despotic power in check... to protect the rights of American citizens against enemies foreign and domestic. See Australian COVID lockdowns from last year, that is why we need semi-auto rifles (they are not assault rifles)

Jake M
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Jake M

Guns don't kill people? By that logic, neither do nuclear weapons. Maybe one will randomly fall from the sky in the general vicinity of Congress so the new congress might FINALLY do something

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Shannon Bergstedt
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Shannon Bergstedt

Tired of all the unnecessary killings.

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Nicole Smith
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Nicole Smith

Its just something that needs to be done.

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Steven Daniels
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Steven Daniels

Of course, you could always be attacked by a vicious herd of deer. And what else could the biggest cowards hide behind? Maybe the deaths of the innocents is less important than fear of the emasculated.

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Gabe West
Gabe West

Gun control is not the answer

Steven Daniels
Steven Daniels

So says the emasculated.

Rick Lewis
Gabe West
Gabe West

Gun control is not the answer

Lisa York
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Lisa York

no reason to have one unless you're Military or police...

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Gabe West
Gabe West

Gun control is not the answer, what if the police take awhile to come

Larry Ewart
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Larry Ewart

I just do not see the need to own a assault rifle. I’m all for self defense and hunting but those automatic weapons are for military use. Imo.

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Scott Camps
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Scott Camps

all semi-auto magazine fed rifles should be made illegal, along with the magazines. Enough is enough

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No, we shouldn't ban them!

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dbuchanan@midstateelectric.coop
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dbuchanan@midstateelectric.coop

It's not a fire arm issue it's a mental health issue that needs to be addressed.

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John Philo
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John Philo

It's called the 2nd Amendment!

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Gabe West
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Gabe West

That won't stop shootings, people will just use other guns and banning guns is not the answer

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Dave Voiles
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Dave Voiles

The US is 3rd in murders worldwide. If you remove Chicago, Detroit, Wa DC, St Louis and New Orleans...ALL democrat run with STRICT gun laws, we become 189th out of 193 countries in the world. Curious too, why do dems never want armed guards in schools??

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Greg Moore
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Greg Moore

1st of all, an ignorant titled thread. These are not "assault rifles", these are semi-auto sporting rifles. 2nd, after the BLM/Floyd riots, and Australian COVID lockdowns, the need for full 2nd Amendment protection has never been so important.

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Kristen Newton
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Kristen Newton

Deaths by all rifles are a tiny % of firearm-related deaths in this country, and mass shootings account for .5% of homicides. I'm opposed to stripping away gun ownership rights of law-abiding citizens, while turning a blind eye to the thousands who die in Democrat-run cities from their policies.

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Kitt Hawkins
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Kitt Hawkins

The 2nd amendment shall not be infringed!

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Randy Gillespie
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Randy Gillespie

Well first of all I'm a responsible gun owner and I own all kinds of weapons but I make sure that they stay home at night and they don't go out killing without some idiot behind it so until you people figure out what the problem is about mental then let's quit talking about guns

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Dennis Rogers
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Dennis Rogers

Define assault rifles.

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Robert Northrup
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Robert Northrup

"Today we need a nation of minute men; citizens who are not only prepared to take up arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as a basic purpose of their daily life and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom." John F. Kennedy

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