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Response to gejohnston (Reply #49)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 12:02 AM

51. For the sake of argument

 

Even if the majority of murder victims have a criminal record, nevertheless their families will pay the price if they are murdered. Society may have to pay the price to support them afterward.

The vast majority of illegal weapons are stolen from law abiding citizens who fail to properly secure those weapons, so although they are not the ones who commit the murders, they nevertheless contibute to the stream of illegal weapon commerce.

Inasmuch as auto liability insurance is mandatory, because some people are lousy drivers, gun insurance should be mandatory because some people are lousy gun owners, either through inexcusable gun storage or inexcusable gun practices. Oh and BTW, the insurance companies should be required to contribute to a victims indemnity fund, to compensate the innocent victims of gun violence.

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