A Modest Proposal for the Gun Control Debate

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  1. jwoodie
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    Why don't we look at the actual weapons used, how they were used, and what modifications/restrictions (if any) would have reduced/eliminated the damage? For example, would banning certain weapons actually remove them from circulation? Could they simply be modified or replaced by other weapons?

    It seems that we are debating a particular solution without having specifically determined the problem. Expedient feel-good legislation often results long term headaches.
     
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    The 1994 assault weapons ban was and is still in force in Connecticut.
     
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    None.

    No.

    Yes.

    Criminals are the problem.

    Indeed! :clap2:
     
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    I agree. I like to promote a broad look at a subject before leaping into action. What you have to be careful of is determining the answer first and then framing the "study" in a way that just produces what you already determined you want.
     

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