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Mon Oct 5, 2015, 06:41 PM

102. I find that ridiculous

 

You "demonize" someone who manufactures and sells a legal, inanimate object? If you want to save lives, and "demonize" someone, you'd do far more by banning alcohol (FAR more). CDC says that alcohol consumption -- not protected by any constitutional amendment I'm aware of -- kills between 88,000 and 2.5 million people per year, or at a minimum 3 times as many people as die each year due to guns. But there are no complaints about those deaths because (1) many, many people consume alcohol (to their detriment) and (2) those deaths aren't the pet cause of certain folks, even though in addition to preventing tens of thousands of deaths, you would prevent domestic abuse, loss of jobs, ill health, and who knows what else if you could actually ban alcohol.

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