If you knew an assault weapons ban would save one child's life...

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Would you support an assault weapons ban if you KNEW it would save a child's life?

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  2. No

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  3. I would think about it.

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  1. JimH52
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    If you knew an assault weapons ban would save one child's life, would you support it. A simple question demanding a simple answer.
     
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    No, because it's not the guns fault. Trying to tug on the heart strings with an invalid argument doesn't work.
     
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    When did you stop beating your wife?
     
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    No.

    If I knew weakening the 1st Amendment meant saving one child's life, the answer would also be no.

    If I knew that weakening the amendment abolishing slavery would save the life on one child, the answer would still be no.
     
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    No, because its simply not true. But then again good luck with those rose colored glasses.
     
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    Flip the question.
    If you knew unlimited access to guns would save 1 kids life, would you support it?
     
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    No. For the simple fact that assault weapons were already banned once. It didn't help then and it won't help now. Only a naive fool would think otherwise.
     
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    if you knew murdering a child in cold blood would save the lives of two other children, would you murder that child?

    What a fucked up, meaningless, assinine question.
     
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    Yes
     
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    Good one, guns have saved countless children's lives.
     

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