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Response to gejohnston (Reply #58)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 01:51 AM

60. Not all guns deaths result from crimes

 

what about the "accidental" deaths. Most of those are also caused by irresponsible gun owners - I think that's the point of the proposed legislation. Too many gun owners treat their guns with all of the care and consideration given to their TV remote. Whether people are dying accidentally or at the hands of a criminal, the gun is ending up in the wrong hands with disasterous results. I'm sure millions of people are careful drivers, but everyone has to pay for those who are not. Would you prefer a country full of people driving without insurance or driver's licenses? It's the same argument. The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.

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