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"Right to safety"

Dr. J 2,643 March 28, 2013 at 09:27 AM
I overheard this on the radio today. Someone was interviewing a participant of the Newtown/pro-gun control "rallies" today and the woman stated that she has a "right to safety" and that the childrens' "right to safety" shouldn't be infringed. Clearly she was in favor of more gun controls to protect her "right to safety".

Does such a thing exist? I'd argue that property rights in general are the utmost assumed rights, with your body (life) being at the top of the list. We could consider that right "safety" but generally there is no "right to safety". If there were such a thing, all our actions should act to maximize safety.

I think this stems from an emotional need that people project on society, e.g. government.


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Quote from darkfrog View Post :
Based on his answer in the last post, I would guess about zero to one time. One cannot aim while pulling the trigger as fast as possible, all at same time, period, end of story. Until he can come here and demonstrate his proficiency in doing so, any comments he makes about what can and cannot be done with a firearm should be taken with a grain of salt.
180 grain of salt.
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