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Really Thinking About Violence

January 26, 2013

It took liberals in Congress just weeks after the mass murder at a Connecticut school to come up with a list of 157 pistols, rifles and shotguns they want to restrict in the United States....

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Gooseman

Jan-28-13 9:02 AM

"Banning certain types of firearms won't prevent mass killings."

The simple fact being ignored by the paranoid among us, (who insist on having a weapon, that has no other benefit than to kill a lot of people, real quick and easy) is that when some nutcase attempts mass murder, the killings might be minimized and law enforcement has a better chance of protecting themselves and eliminating the shooter if the shooter does not have a weapon capable of firing several hundreds of rounds in a few seconds.

That fact alone, should be worthy of consideration.

Stop being paranoid. No one is saying that you can't fill your house up with guns. But I question your paranoia if you feel the need to shoot a couple hundred rounds in a few seconds. Are you that bad of a hunter?

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impact

Jan-27-13 12:42 PM

This op. ed. is wrong on so many levels, its hard to know where to start. The idiotic premise here is that if you can't PREVENT an evil, then you shouldn't try to MINIMIZE it, or REDUCE the occurences, then do nothing. Following that rationale, we should not prohibit drunk driving because laws banning drunk driving don't PREVENT drunk driving.

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daWraith

Jan-26-13 6:34 PM

Great Editorial, Mike!

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