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Response to hack89 (Reply #12)

Mon Sep 2, 2019, 02:32 PM

14. Criminals wouldn't be required to purchase insurance, of course.

An insurance company wouldn't insure them anyway. I wouldn't be making an argument that weak, obviously. You may have found a fundamental flaw in a straw man argument that you've misunderstood to be my argument.

Insurance companies deal with numbers and those numbers, as you noted earlier, actually favor the profitability of law abiding gun ownership at low cost due to pool size. That profitability would drive insurance industry jobs. Avoiding loss would lead to strong pressure to reduce gun misuse risks. That seems like a good thing to do.

I don't see how anyone can be for the law in question. It's not the business of an NRA to push through a law to take away the financial recourse of the American People and force them to bear the psychological and financial burden of other people's gun misuse. We're simply removing a law, not enacting any.

Something needs to be done, and I would argue getting rid of the PLCAA would be a giant step in the right direction. Might even break up this ridiculous wedge issue and get us back to talking about climate change and making the most out of the potential of our people in this country.

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