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Sat Oct 3, 2015, 10:48 AM

18. I think we just have to cut down on the number of guns

and make them very hard to get and expensive to keep. Then those who claim they are afraid of crime can have them to protect themselves from the hoards of criminals they are seeing. Though there are more mass shootings than stories of people who used them successfully to protect themselves, and more accidents. Maybe an assessment of the mental health of people who feel that strongly they are likely to be attacked in some way would be desirable.

Background checks don't help a lot. The latest shooter had no record. Like terrorists, this is the first thing they do wrong. No way predict who it is going to be. People can have mental health problems that are pretty serious who don't turn out to be the ones who do this.



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