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  1. As people have grown and matured, some of the older stuff on Nightly doesn't reflect the people we have become, and a lot of it is stuff that many of us wouldn't want our bosses to see. Jokes that were funny in a particular context a decade ago are now cause for serious problems. Instead of either deleting everything or making people go through, my suggestion is we archive a bunch of old threads. Everything that hasn't seen a reply in at least 5 years will be archived and available to only the members who can see the archives as of now. This would in particular be for the Cantina, espec
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  2. For those who support bans for the mentally ill, how do you define it, and how do you square that with a majority of mental health professionals saying that mental health has nothing to do with most shootings and that a ban would likely have negative impact on people seeking treatment? 20% of the US is struggling with mental illness each year. Should all of them be banned from getting guns? Are you okay with fewer people getting treatment in order to do something that professionals say won't help?
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  3. I definitely remember reading in the Bible when God talks about how it's every Americans right to have an arsenal of military style weapons.
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  4. I wish I could cite the source, but a few days ago I read something that stick with me: Conservatives in America tend to believe that their rights and natural laws aren't something given or inherited, they're something that have to be constantly defended. If they're not defended, they're in danger of being lost. They tend to perceive their ownership of whatever gun they'd like to have as something that is a God-given natural right, which is typically why they become so defensive in this same cyclical national conversation we always go through after a mass shooting. This is totally personal
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