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Response to Reasonable_Argument (Reply #27)

Thu Aug 23, 2012, 04:01 PM

39. I figure if there's a legitimate point to be made, you can find it from a legitimate source.

 

It's funny that you bring up "hard numbers", because one point I make over and over is that there actually is a decent body of peer-reviewed statistical studies on gun violence and gun control, and the findings are not very friendly to the NRA crowd. In fact, one recent OP here is about how the NRA is actually fighting to suppress funding for gun violence studies. And this is perfectly in line with what right-wing and industry lobbies have done on numerous other issues: climate, tobacco, stem cells, etc.

I have no idea whether you are actually a liberal or not -- statically speaking, based on the fact that you are new here, you basically just stick to posting about guns, and you have an affinity for right-wing sources, I think it's pretty unlikely. We've had a large number of right-wing trolls pass through here fitting that exact description. But, giving you the benefit of the doubt, if you actually are a liberal, you might want to think for a second why the people you would usually agree with -- progressive voices in the media, scientific experts from academia, etc. -- are supposedly wrong about this one issue, but the likes of Grover Norquist, Glenn Beck, and Sarah Palin have got it all figured out.

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