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"Can we turn the profanity filter off?"
No. We--any of the few still active members--cannot.
As far as I know, the only one remaining with admin powers is John Pierce, one of the founders and co-owners. He is mostly absentee.
Never ask permission.
If you hadn't asked, you wouldn't have been told "no".
The terms of service don't mention firearms, guns, or weapons. But now that you did ask officially, and you were officially told "no", you're bound by that instead of the TOS...
I'm not familiar with Kentucky law, so I don't know if they can legally do that or not.
The Texas preemption statute was written clearly that only the state legislature, and not any political subdivision, could ban guns in/or any property owned or leased by a government entity.
And still they...
I reject the argument that such activity is a privilege to be taxed.
Congress knew they had no authority to ban manufacture, transfer, or possession of NFA items. That is why they chose to apply a prohibitive tax instead. (Thanks to inflation, the tax is no longer outrageous, but the process...
FONRA raises money for youth shooting sports. It's not a political activity.
"Don't freak out the mundanes" is good advice when you're dealing with a group. I fully support OC as a political statement, but all such statements are more effective when activists choose a time and place that...
That tax is applied to intrastate transfers. That's why Wickard v. Filburn, Gonzales v. Raich, and everything that came between and since are relevant to the discussion of interstate commerce and federal authority.
I didn't read the article, but "slippery slope" is incrementalism. If advocates of a position can keep incrementally moving the Overton WIndow forward, the decline becomes a parabola; the slope becomes too slippery to reverse course.