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Response to friendly_iconoclast (Reply #39)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 09:35 AM

45. That's it? That's the whole argument?

Like I pointed out, the supply-side and demand-side of the market for guns versus drugs/alcohol are completely different. I wonder if you weren't able to figure this out on your own, or if you are intentionally playing dumb for ideological reasons.

You are also ignore many successful gun prohibitions, for example in the UK or Japan. Or even in the US, with machine guns. You don't see many black market machine gun manufacturers.

The examples where gun prohibition fails are places like Mexico, but that is because parts of that country are essentially lawless and the drug gangs have more power than the police. Not to mention the fact that they border the US which has a huge and very lightly regulated gun market.

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