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Response to american_ideals (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 2, 2017, 05:39 AM

6. Marshall flat out and unequivocally admits the findings in the article are correct.

"Libresco’s argument is based on her findings that no one of the much-discussed ‘common-sense’ reforms would alone drive a major reduction of firearms deaths. As far as it goes, that’s likely true. "

I have no idea how you equate that to "The dumb article is wrong" when Marshall himself agrees with it. Furthermore, Marshall admits that even the baseline "Common sense" gun laws that Libresco "poo-poos" are only the first steps on a path of incrementalism leading to larger ones, a sentiment that many on the Control side insists isn't true.

"All of the reforms Libresco poo-poos are necessary and important. But they are only first steps. If we think they are more than first steps or incremental, obvious regulations we’re fooling ourselves and actually undermining ourselves."


Seems to me the article you posted is a validation of most things that the RKBA folks say on a routine basis.

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