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Sun Dec 16, 2012, 09:06 AM

My head is going to explode if I hear one more defense of guns cause knives would kill too!

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/12/22-kids-slashed-in-china-elementary-school-knife-attack/

Somehow knives just aren't the same.

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Reply My head is going to explode if I hear one more defense of guns cause knives would kill too! (Original post)
rgbecker Dec 2012 OP
TheCowsCameHome Dec 2012 #1
socialist_n_TN Dec 2012 #2
part man all 86 Dec 2012 #3

Response to rgbecker (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 09:08 AM

1. It's BS,

but it's all they've got. The tide is turning.

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Sun Dec 16, 2012, 09:21 AM

2. Well as someone who has over 30 years of self defense training..........

I can tell you that I'd MUCH rather face a knife than a gun if I'm unarmed. For someone to cut me he's got to get close. Close, even with a gun, becomes a 50/50 proposition. Still not great odds, but better than someone with a gun and distance on his side. A gun and distance and I'm probably dead. A knife I've got a shot at surviving. And possibly disarming him without ANY loss of life.

The presence of a gun in ANY confrontation means it's already a life threatening self defense situation. The threatened party can't use anything BUT maximum force. It immediately ups the ante to 10.

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Response to rgbecker (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:54 AM

3. They are paranoid that the government is going to take their manhood and womanhood, I mean guns.

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