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Response to PavePusher (Reply #23)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 12:35 AM

60. When you buy a bunch of guns some of them eventually end up in criminal hands.

Or some guy new to toting uses it to intimidate others, threaten a spouse, leaves the dang things where kids can get to it, becomes a Zimmerman, pulls a Stawicki or Loughnor, or worse.

For all we know, all the so-called "responsible" gun owners may be packing and the next thousand will be folks who shouldn't be allowed around a gun, much less carrying them or promoting more guns, lax laws, SYG laws under which people think that if they carry a gun they don't have to take crud of anyone.

Whatever, attitudes need to change. Since its appears the gun culture is not rational with respect to type of gun, number of guns, or where the toter chooses to carry it, then government needs to keep them well regulated.

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