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aikoaiko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-16-11 04:33 PM
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54. You probably don't know this

but only a minority of the guns found at Mexican crimes scenes are traced back to the US civilian market. really, go look it up if you are actually interested in facts.

I didn't compare making guns and drugs, I compared buying them. We have a porous border. We can't keep anything out. Create the need for a certain black market niche and the black market will respond. US history has shown us that.

I won't lie and say that draconian gun control could not prevent some gun crimes, but I don't think it will be as effective here in the US as other places. There are already 300 million guns in circulation, no gun registry (mostly), and porous borders. The only way to get that much gun control would be to repeal the 2nd amendment.

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