Gun deaths

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  1. Luddly Neddite
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    An aside ... According to the FBI website, in 2011, there were 12,999 homicides in the United States of America. That is a higher death toll than inflicted on our troops in the Afghanistan War since it's start!

    And still, the rabid right will not even consider laws to make it difficult for crazies and criminals to get guns.
     
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    Laws don't seem to do much to make it difficult for criminals to get guns. But guns in the hands of responsible citizens can save innocent lives. Not to mention, serve as a great aide in protesting outside Capitol Hill.
     
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    Likely because few on the left will consider it either. Democrats can recognize a losing issue, and stay far away from it accordingly.
     
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    Guns don't kill people. People kill people with guns. If there were no guns at all, people would find some other way to kill people.
     
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    There are laws to make it difficult for crazies and criminals to get guns. Sometimes you can't tell crazy and the criminals don't obey the laws when acquiring a gun.
     
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    Oh and...


    Link?
     
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    We can play the statistic game all day but until the left calls for the Attorney General to be indicted for authorizing the gun running of 3,000 illegal weapons to Mexico we know they aren't serious about the issue.
     
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    Link please. Were these murders all committed with firearms? You are aware there are 340 Million people in the US and around 300 million weapons in private hands.

    Care to do the math on the percentage of murders to people or guns? You are suggesting that we should lose our rights because an insignificant percentage of people were murdered with firearms.

    How many murders were committed with clubs, knifes, hands and other assorted instruments? How many people died last year due to vehicle accidents?

    We have laws on the books already that make it ILLEGAL for crazy people to buy guns, as well as criminals. We have THOUSANDS of laws on the books making these purchases illegal. Why do you think another law would suddenly work better then the ones we already have?
     
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    There were more automobile related deaths than gun deaths. Let's outlaw cars.
     
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    I see we are still waiting on that link ...
     

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