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Response to bowens43 (Reply #3)

Sun May 12, 2013, 10:05 PM

7. Every single one of those also involves at least one human.

 

Arguing on the basis of that commonality is pointless.

"The guns and the gun culture and the gun fetishists are the problem. Period."

Utter bullshit. Period.

There are c. 12,000* annual firearms homicides. There are c. 80 million gun owners.

The problem is (obviously) the tiny minority of shitheads committing violent crimes with firearms.

*There are also about 17k suicides with firearms, a very different social problem, and more of an indictment of our embarrassing neglect of mental healthcare than of any other factor.

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