Gun control in Hong Kong fails to save this family from gun murder...

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    Yep....explain which Hong Kong gun control law stopped these people from being murdered with a gun...

    Hong Kong Shooting Shows Guns Aren't The Problem

    However, such a culture didn’t stop a recent shooting that the New York Times says has left people rattled.

    The shooting on Tuesday, which one local newspaper said was the first reported gun crime since 2015 in the semiautonomous Chinese territory, dominated local news broadcasts and the front pages of newspapers.

    The police said that a 44-year-old woman believed to be the attacker had most likely been motivated by a family conflict. They said two of her relatives, an 80-year-old woman and a 62-year-old man, both died at a hospital after being shot in the head. The police said two other relatives had also been shot: a man, 72, in the shoulder, and a woman, 60, in the hand.

    It was all the more shocking for its time and location: a sunny afternoon in Quarry Bay, a neighborhood in the northeast of Hong Kong Island. The shooting happened at a park with a large playground and a running trail popular among residents. The suspect, whose name was not released, was arrested soon after at a nearby shopping mall under suspicion of murder and attempted murder. The police recovered a handgun that they say was used in the shooting.
     
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    Hong Kong has one of the lowest murder rates in the world
    22 murders in 2015

    I’ll take that over a second amendment any day


    Crime in Hong Kong - Wikipedia
     
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    I wish we could have both but it will never happen.
    I pick the 2nd. Without it, we dont have much of anything else.
     
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    We can have both. Common sense regulation does not deny any rights. Only an idiot would think otherwise.
     
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    The common sense gun regulation you want are simply step by step, incremental gun confiscation, and lead ins to the next step in confiscation and banning....
     
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    22 murders a year in Hong Kong
    Their gun control is working

    Our second amendment gets us 8500 murders each year
     
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    No.....why is it that you guys never understand that it is values and culture that prevent murder, not gun control?
     
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    It your thread.....you chose to compare us to Hong Kong

    Their gun control is working, while a country with a second amendment loses 30,000 a year to gun violence
     
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    You missed the point, apparently. All the gun control in the world, can't stop someone form getting a gun if they are determined to do so.

    And, I think it is safe to assume that many more people have guns in Hong Kong, than just her.


    See, you people on the left, routinely claim prohibition failed, because smuggling rings popped up throughout the entire land, and illegally moonshiners popped up throughout the country.

    And you are right.

    Why can't you see the same is true of guns? Anyone can make a gun. They are not nearly as difficult to make, as you seem to think.

    If you had controls all over this country, illegal smithing would be all over the country, and smuggling rings would be operating from coast to coast.

    Has banning drugs stopped the cartels operating in Mexico from getting pot and cocain into the US? Nope?

    Hey, do you think that if you put in place enough gun laws, that those same Cartels would find a market for smuggled guns?

    Yeah. There is no doubt that all the cartels, that already have smuggling chains running up into the entire US, would add a new line of products of smuggled guns.

    The solution to our murder problem, is not banning objects, and hoping everyone will run out of ways to kill each other, and then magically embrace peace and love, and start singing songs while holding hands, around camp fires.

    The solution is to start reforming morality, and get back to defined evil and good, and a belief in absolute truths.
     
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