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Response to Proud Liberal Dem (Reply #8)

Thu Dec 8, 2016, 02:22 PM

12. It's not going to happen ...

... for a long time. You can tell people all sorts of facts and it won't mean much. One of the problems we have in trying to make such a case is the lack of correlation between per capita gun ownership and homicide rates. Statistics are mixed states with the highest ownership of guns also are among those that have the lowest homicide rates along with states with tight restrictions and low ownership and vice versa. If you try to expand control, you're going to run into that.

Plus, this is an issue that hurts us. If we want to win, then we have to de-emphasize it and let candidates take whatever position will win them office in their state. I mean, what's more important, winning and moving forward with baby steps or being right, but losing, which will at best keep us where we are right now or at worse, take us backwards?

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