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Post time 2008-3-15 08:12:21 |Display all floors
I fail to see how crime committed by one citizen on another constitutes a human right violation by the United States government.  The US report specifies actions committed by the Chinese government on its people, the report posted above basically just repeats crime statistics released by the various US cities and states.

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Post time 2008-3-15 08:40:49 |Display all floors

Irresponsibility is Not Freedom

One clear area of government action (actually omission in this case) that violates human rights is the need for the American govt. to glorify violence.  By making guns available to civilians (there are over 250,000,000 in civilian American hands), the CDC annually reports 15,000 gunshot DEATHS, and over 400,000 gunshot (nonlethal) cases.  

You'd thunk the right to live would be a fundamental human right - if you are dead, you ain't got no rights anymore.

Yanks arguing that this is just private action are missing the point - it is as much private action as the looting of the Iraqian museums, causing the destruction of artifacts thousands of years old.  BUT FOR the American military's occupation of Iraq and the dismantling of the Iraqi police and civil defense, the hell on earth scenarios would not have come to being.  15,000 would not have lost their lives but for the govt.'s action in keeping guns available to private citizens.

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Post time 2008-3-15 09:04:24 |Display all floors
It is not the government that makes firearms available to the citizens, it is the citizens themselves.  The government doesn't pass out firearms to citizens or run its own gun shop.  If the people want firearms to be prohibited then they will be prohibited.  That has occurred in a few areas and cities where the citizens have enacted their own firearm regulations.  In other areas citizens don't wish to have regulations like the previous so they don't.

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Post time 2008-3-15 09:18:41 |Display all floors

Be careful you may become the president yet .

oakridge,

You are from the same school and the same mold as some of the other apoplectic apologists for your government .  Does Duyba have a " Little Red-neck Book " as well ?

Human Rights are at two levels :  individual and collective .

#1.  Individuals have the basic rights to food , shelter , education, medical  and welfare care and security to ensure life .  

#2.  Collectively there should be rights to speak , express , hold different points of view and to have a say in the running of the country .

To hair split as to who makes the firearms and who buys them is disingenuous and mischievous . There is such a thing as good governance and responsibility . I guess you have no idea what I am talking about huh ? Never mind . At this rate , you may become the president of your wonderful country yet .

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Post time 2008-3-15 09:39:58 |Display all floors

get out of town...

Originally posted by mengzhi at 3/14/08 08:18 PM
oakridge,

You are from the same school and the same mold as some of the other apoplectic apologists for your government .  Does Duyba have a " Little Red-neck Book " as well ?

Human ...


who, the oakridge boi...PRESIDENTE (better get out of town)  

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Post time 2008-3-15 09:41:00 |Display all floors
To hair split as to who makes the firearms and who buys them is disingenuous and mischievous .


Private companies produce the firearms and citizens purchase them, the government is not involved in that particular process

and to have a say in the running of the country .


The people say they want to have the right to procure firearms.

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Post time 2008-3-15 15:48:46 |Display all floors
oakridge,

You are a potential candidate for the monthly prize winner on this forum for the dumbed-down  .  Firearms sales and control in your land of the free is a private matter between the manufacturers and the customers , is it ? What about raping and murder ?  Are these also a private " arrangement " between consenting adults ?  Blah . I want to thank you for these information because now I know why that land of the brave is so chaotic and collapsed.Thanks.

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