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Response to Decoy of Fenris (Reply #24)

Thu Jul 11, 2013, 04:42 PM

28. Obviously people without guns can't shoot

I thought it pretty funny he didn't pick up on that. Mother Jones provides data from the CDC and other sources. Nothing you have said critiques that data. Your hypothetical examples don't deal with what they actually say. That you don't like the findings doesn't make them false. Your points are empty.

There is a reason the gun lobby works so hard to suppress research. Part of it is so people like you can continue to delude yourselves. Some things are obvious and any rational person can discern them. Guns kill and they kill very efficiently. The majority of homicides are committed with guns. Therefore having guns increases not only the possibility of someone's committing homicide but another kind of killing. People without guns don't shoot young black teens walking home from the corner store. That is a distinction that falls entirely to the paranoid with a gun.

You can deny reality all you want. It doesn't change facts. The US has the highest homicide rate in the industrialized west because of the insanity of gun proliferation. Only an ideologue unconcerned with facts can't see something so obvious.

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