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Response to appal_jack (Reply #23)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 06:03 PM

24. It is possible to kill people with a knife or a pipe. But it's a lot easier with a handgun.

The statistics are pretty clear on this. Also, I'm not proposing a ban on anything. I'm just pointing out that lax gun laws do result in more death. It's not that guns are banned in the rest of the world. Some guns are banned in some countries, but in a lot of places they just have reasonable restrictions (e.g. licensing, registration, safe storage, etc.). What obviously doesn't work is the laws we have now in the US.

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