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Response to DVRacer (Reply #4)

Mon Sep 2, 2019, 02:13 PM

13. I just don't understand the car / gun analogy, never could. Cars aren't designed to kill....

...or destroy anything, they're designed to transport people.

Guns are designed to kill people or animals, or destroy targets (for those who speak of the target shooting aspect)

The gun manufacturers are fully aware of what their products can do. The analogy I would use is the tobacco industry, where they kept their research and the fact that their cigarettes killed people secret for a long time. But once it came out that they knew their cigarettes causes all sorts of diseases the lawsuits started flowing and the tobacco industry started paying.

In the case of guns, there's nothing to keep "secret" - it's all out there and it's no secret that guns kill people.

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