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Response to bongbong (Reply #25)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 11:00 PM

37. here's the interesting thing

when a gun control advocate finds a situation like Chicago except going the otherway, the argument from gun supporters is to question the correlation between the gun control legislation and the drop in crime.

what is the correlation, if there is one, between the gun control legislation and a hugely complicated city like Chicago? In fact, I would think that at one point there were lax gun laws and lots of violence. Gun control was probably brought in past a violence tipping point. This would be like waiting to bail water in a sinking ship, and then being told to put more water into the ship to make it stay afloat because the bailing isn't helping.

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