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    (Original post by CountBrandenburg)
    To say it won’t even happen is deluding yourself. It can still happen if personal firearms are made illegal. Why make the age limit older, when there’s already checks to make sure minors don’t receive guns? Like I’ve said, in the US, there’s a bigger problem about how background checks occur, not the fact there aren’t any. They certainly do happen and it would be foolish to try to restrict personal freedoms because of submitting to the Democrat’s hysteria

    That's a bit like saying 'people will still break into homes even if you lock your door so you may as well keep it open'.

    Another mass shooting in America, with a gun that was bought legally.
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    The uk doesn’t have legalised guns. You don’t see many mass shootings here. Less guns equals less mass shootings, that’s an obvious equation.
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    Pro-gun people have been throwing up questions about differences between States or other social/demographic factors within the USA that increase or reduce gun crime, but it's all small change compared with the yawning gap between the USA and other Western nations that don't allow anyone but licensed people to have them.

    This is the elephant in the room that you are ignoring.

    (Original post by joecphillips)
    Why is it that Chicago with strict gun laws has a lot of gun crime?
    "The city's overall crime rate, especially the violent crime rate, is substantially higher than the US average" (wiki). Obviously therefore there is a greater demand for guns which are not hard to get outside the city limits.

    (Original post by joecphillips)
    Why is there no correlation between gun ownership rates and homicide between states? ...
    For example, rich districts may have a high ownership rate because all the people can afford them but they also have a safe of somewhere in their large house to hide the arms away from less stable family members, and there is less reason to get mad because life is more comfortable with greater opportunities.
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    (Original post by joecphillips)
    Why did the homicide rate increase in the uk when we banned guns if banning guns reduces the homicide rate?
    The UK had a deadly school shooting in 1996 and handguns were banned almost straight after... there’s been 1 mass shooting since
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    (Original post by hamna98)
    The UK had a deadly school shooting in 1996 and handguns were banned almost straight after... there’s been 1 mass shooting since
    How many school shootings had there been before that?
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    Another mass shooting and the response of much of the pro gun side is that they need more guns...
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    (Original post by DeBruyne18)
    Another mass shooting and the response of much of the pro gun side is that they need more guns...
    Of course we need more guns.

    When confronted with a gun wielding loon do you want a masculine conservative with an automatic to Terminate him? Or do you want some weak left winger to ask him about his emotions?

    More guns less liberals.
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    (Original post by Death and Taxes)
    Of course we need more guns.

    When confronted with a gun wielding loon do you want a masculine conservative with an automatic to Terminate him? Or do you want some weak left winger to ask him about his emotions?

    More guns less liberals.
    Of course, let's give teachers guns so they can sit there with an Assault Rifle in their hands during lessons.

    Then when a teacher shoots up a class, i'm sure the argument will be that the kids should have guns.

    The 'good guy with a gun' fallacy is absolutely ridiculous.
 
 
 
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