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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:43 PM

Does having a gun in your house make you safer or not? [View all]

Gun lovers often claim that having a gun in their house makes them safer. The argument is that criminals are less likely to break into a house if they know the homeowner is armed.

But many of these gun lovers oppose making their names and addresses public record. Why? Because they're afraid it will make them more vulnerable to having their homes broken into.

So if a criminal knows there's a gun in the house, he's less likely to break into that house. But if he knows there's a gun in the house, then he's more likely to break into the house.

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