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Response to gejohnston (Reply #41)

Sat May 25, 2019, 11:01 PM

44. Really? I am affected by non existant gun laws if I

or anyone at all gets killed or maimed by gunshots.

Note that New Zealand took less than a month to ban the kind of guns used in the recent mosque shooting. And Australia did something similar some years back after a mass gun shooting. I suppose it's sheer coincidence that no more mass shootings have occurred in that country. Unlike, say, this country. Where mass shooting after mass shooting after mass shooting after domestic violence shooting after random non mass shooting occurs every single day.

It's not as though the only people that get shot are posing an immediate threat of death or grave bodily injury to the shooter. Or did all those kids at Parkland or Sandy Hook or in Las Vegas pose such a threat? Really? Are you sure about that.

Maybe I'm delusional, but I think that in those cases, and most every other case we can think of, it was the shooter that posed a grave bodily threat to innocent people, not the other way around.

So yeah, let's take the guns away and see what happens.

The somewhat sad thing is that we will not be able to point to a specific gun massacre that doesn't occur. All we will know is that now gun massacres aren't happening. Which won't be that terrible, I promise.

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