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Response to cliffordu (Reply #40)

Mon Jul 23, 2012, 08:53 PM

67. You're proceeding from false premises.


If you want to set aside the fact that the example of a restriction you used -- pistols and bolt-action rifles only -- is not that onerous of a change to begin with, you're still left with the false implication that gun owners will fight to the death if they believe their rights are being infringed.

That's 1) unlikely and 2) not a valid basis under which to consider policy. It feels a lot like other pro-gun fallacies having to with the idea that laws just don't work so ... you can't.

Yes we can. And it won't be the end of society, and it won't lead to bloodshed.

And, to the extent someone is inclined to kill people over something as universal as limiting firearms in a civilized country, they're welcomed to go down fighting.

Clearer?

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