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Wed Feb 13, 2013, 11:48 AM

A gun has two uses: To kill, and to threaten to kill. [View all]

Truth-2-Power's Brian Ross with a little history and mythology regarding guns. I highly recommend you read the entire article.


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http://truth-2-power.com/2012/12/26/in-guns-we-trust/



Between the gun industry and the larger military defense industry, the vast majority of money spent in the world does not feed, clothe, educate, or lift people out of poverty. The majority of money spent on Earth is still assessed to kill humans.

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The industry can install single-user electronics that use fingerprint matching to prevent a weapon from being shared. There could be greater safe-storage requirements. Reduce maximum discharge to 10 rounds a clip. Compel people to take annual psychological screens as part of licensure, and take their guns away, temporarily or permanently when they show signs of depression, sociopathic behavior, or domestic abuse to avoid more “good” guys turning into “bad guys.”

If we’re going forward, not backward, though, how highly evolved do we have to be to take the wanton destruction of human life out of the power games of human culture?

Guns are death. Death at home. Death most often by the closest person to you: You.

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