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People that think convicted felons shouldn't have the right to keep and bear arms, do you think the felons should be released from prison...?

Sorry the title got cut off, it was too long.  People that think convicted violent felons shouldn't have the right to keep and bear arms after doing their time, do you think the felons should be released from prison when their sentence is over? If you don't think they should have the right to keep and bear arms after they served their time that means you think they're still a danger to society,  otherwise, if you didn't think they're still a danger to society, why not let them carry a gun to protect themselves? If you do think they're still a danger to society, why should they be let out of prison? 

Update:

@anonymous that doesn't have anything to do with the question.  It's asking if you personally think they should remain in prison until they're no longer a danger to society or let em out anyways

Update 2:

@jeff d that doesn't have anything to do with the question.  It doesn't even address it at all.  

Update 3:

@u_bin_called  that doesn't answer the question.  Do you understand what it's asking? Am I being unclear?  Jw since you're not the only one not answering it. 

Update 4:

@anonymous what's the specific logical fallacy you're claiming it is? 

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  • Jeff D
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Penalties come in different flavors and durations.  You might be sentenced to prison for 5 years and on parole for 10 years after that, and your status as a convicted felon will never go away (unless you're exonerated).  A person with a felony conviction can never serve in the military or in law enforcement or on a jury.  They may also lose the right to vote and own a gun; those parts of the penalty may never go away.

  • 1 month ago

    at some point people are expected to be adults and live by adult rules....not by the simplistic absolutes of childhood....

    if "freedom and liberty" are "inalienable rights" then what gives the State the right to imprison anybody for anything?  if you say "there are rules and there are consequences for breaking them" then you agree that both are man-made constructs as are thus subject to the notion of conduct rather than "rights"....

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    to your credit, that's as close to a logicall fallacy as you've produced in weeks.....

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    ah, the circular argument

    the law is the law, wether it makes sense or not is for someone else to judge

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