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Response to gejohnston (Reply #15)

Wed Dec 28, 2016, 03:23 PM

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"He is an admitted propagandist with a political goal."

If that is a damning indictment, then aren't we all here at DU guilty as well?

All I know is, I go to the website Mass Shooting Tracker, click the links, and get local news stories that talk about people with gunshot wounds. I guess I could go click more of them and hope to find one about BB guns, but so far zilch.

I agree about cities, they have way worse problems than, for instance, my small town. However, those problems are certainly made worse by guns. If those gangs only had knives, it is likely that many victims/rival gang members could at least attempt to flee.

The fact that violence is part of human nature doesn't mean guns don't enhance the capacity for violence. Thus it makes no real sense to compare our gun stats with knife stats elsewhere.

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