Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/11/30

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Subject: [Leica] Gun Photos
From: glehrer at (Jerry Lehrer)
Date: Sun Nov 30 15:02:04 2008
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When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns!  Think about it.


Michiel Fokkema wrote:
> Susan Ryan wrote:
>> Funny all the hubbub some portraits of inanimate objects generates.
>> Michiel wrote:
>> I hate guns. I wish they didn't exist.
>> I just don't understand that somebody is proud of having guns, shoot 
>> with them and advertise that on the internet.
>> Collecting camera's and  make pictures with them, that I understand.
>> Substitute the word "guns" with the word "Leicas" and you may get 
>> more of a feel for how people who lawfully enjoy guns think and feel. 
>> Maybe kind of like us, perhaps?
> I knew somebody would make a comparison like this.
> Seems a bit odd to compare something harmless like a camera to 
> something that is designed to kill.
> It might be allowed to own guns in your country but I think that is 
> big mistake. I sincerely hope that the new  president will take the 
> right measures to ban them out.
> At least that will make me feel a bit more safe when visiting the USA. 
> And it will be much more effective for safety than all the stupid 
> security checks at the airports.
> Cheers,
> Michiel Fokkema
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In reply to: Message from tedgrant at (Ted Grant) ([Leica] Gun Photos)
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