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Response to wasupaloopa (Reply #29)

Sun May 26, 2019, 04:14 AM

49. Expecting the NRA ...

... to work toward "reducing the amount of guns available" is like expecting AAA to work toward reducing the number of cars available. It's not their mission.

Ending gun violence is a noble aim, but a focus on the tool -- a tool which has other very important and legitimate uses -- is wrongheaded and doomed to failure. Restrictive gun laws are obeyed only by those who mean no harm in the first place. If you are in the camp who believe that total disarmament of the American public is the way to do it, I can only say "Good luck with that." It's the mother of all wedge issues, and can only lead to more chaos in our political system.

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