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Posted on December 8 at 12:59 p.m. (Suggest removal)

If you read my posts on this article you'll see that I said I also believe in a reasonable approach. I also said I simply believe in people understanding what they are talking about if they are going to write an article. I never mentioned anything about people owning certain types of weapons. I asked the author to educate himself on ammunition, not weapon types.
Which rounds are you referring to ask "cop killer"? Is it the M855 rounds I spoke of before? Like I said, any 5.56mm round will pierce soft armor. Having been termed "armor piercing" by the media doesn't change that.
And yes, being sarcastic, calling me paranoid, and chief is condescending. I welcome discussion. You just seem to spew rhetoric.
As for past postings, there are a few family members that use this account. I fully support law enforcement. I recognize the need for restrictions on firearms. I was simply speaking about types of ammunition.
At no point did I state that any amendments should be unrestricted or unchecked. Like I said before, I disagreed about registering ammunition because it is expendable. I didn't say people should walk around with RPGs. You seem to think I am some right wing, militia, nut job. I'm not.

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Posted on December 8 at 8:58 a.m. (Suggest removal)

I'm sorry that you feel the need to be condescending toward me. I don't believe that those type of rounds could reasonably be compared to bazookas but to each his own. Our country certainly does have a paroblem with violence that needs to be addressed. I think you misunderstand my views on the subject, but you are too busy trying to make yourself feel morally superior to even try to see any view but your own.

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Posted on December 7 at 8:47 p.m. (Suggest removal)

You're question was answered. I'm sorry you don't want to be asked your opinion about things.

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Posted on December 7 at 10:20 a.m. (Suggest removal)

By "armor piercing" rounds people are generally referring to M855 green tip 5.56 rounds. When talking about soft body armor (the kind cops wear) they aren't any more armor piercing than the next round. Rifle rounds will go through that armor either way. The benefit of it is that surplus can be had for a reasonable price. Let's mention the fact that they don't even meet the legal definition of armor piercing. As for hollow point rounds, I don't know why you would even bring them up aside from the fact that they're "scary". They expand upon impact with their target (or with whatever they hit if the target is missed) and actually penetrate less than a standard FMJ round. They do cause more tissue damage, which is the point when using them in self defense situations (it is still legal to defend yourself whether you agree with it or not), but should not got through the target (or wall or anything else). They also do not penetrate police body armor better than anything else and are actually not as likely to penetrate. Can you tell me why people shouldn't have these rounds?

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Posted on December 6 at 12:10 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I don't totally disagree with everything you have to say. A lot of it actually does make sense. You do, however, show your lack of knowledge about firearms in general. No one needs the "types of bullets" that "military style" weapons use? They use the same rounds as your average hunting rifle. It also doesn't make any sense to register rounds that you will be expending. You seem to be on the right track and trying to be reasonable. Educating yourself on the subject matter would lend to your credibility.

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Posted on December 1 at 2:44 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Stop writing about Hamilton.

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Posted on November 24 at 10:52 a.m. (Suggest removal)

The city needs to stop making settlements on every single suit filed. They pay their deductible because it is cheaper and easier than just going to court. That is what's shameful.

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Posted on November 20 at 3:07 p.m. (Suggest removal)

There haven't been SRO's in Schenectady schools for years.

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Posted on November 15 at 5:04 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Yet another reason the Sheriff's Office should keep their JV squad out of the city. Let the adults handle it.

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Posted on October 16 at 11:13 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Trying to tout the centralized dispatch as a positive thing is absurd. It's cost savings are not at all what was promised. It's being run horribly. They can't even get Glenville to pay their tab. Cunningham needs to go.

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