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Response to redgreenandblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 09:06 AM

1. Thanks for the inane advice

but 30,000 gun deaths a year makes the USA number one (by a large margin) among developed countries regardless of how the numbers are presented. Automobile deaths are mainly accidental (as opposed to intentional), gun deaths are mostly intentional.

Gun deaths are on pace to exceed automobile deaths. Easy access to guns, and a woeful lack of accountability and responsibility are the driving forces of too many gun deaths in the USA -- not the way the numbers are presented.

"Statistics" and their use is an NRA staple, and they twist them in many different ways in order to "prove" that guns are safe, and that no gun owner would ever, ever misuse a gun, or allow it to fall into the "wrong" hands.

Until we have regulations which will ensure the hollow promises made by the NRA crowd, we will continue to have an unacceptable number of gun deaths in this country. Until we start replacing politicians at all levels of government, and from both sides of the aisle, who have been "endorsed" (read: bought) by the NRA, we will never have meaningful gun control in this country.

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