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Response to jody (Reply #21)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 06:20 PM

22. i already have with all my posts

gun supporters say there is no evidence that gun proliferation adds to violent deaths and that gun control does not work anywhere. Every study that is brought forward to demonstrate the opposite is parsed down until something, anything, real or not can be identified to suggest discrediting the study. The strategy of the gun supporters is to seed fear, uncertainty and doubt.

The same thing happened with smoking. For decades, arguments were used to dissociate smoking from being a health hazard.

It's now happening with climate change. With the hottest summer on record, lots of ice melting, and even a koch funded study suggesting that climate change is man made, it will not be possible to ignore this much longer.

The conclusions around the benefits of effective gun control, allowing law-abiding citizens to own a reaonable and appropriately powered firearms, and effective checks and balances are out there but still subject to fear, uncertainty and doubt. This will eventually change.

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LineLineLineLineReply i already have with all my posts
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