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Response to american_ideals (Reply #9)

Thu Nov 2, 2017, 10:08 PM

10. more people are saved with guns

than killed with them.

See Australia. And don't cite debunked rightwing crap arguments. Australia is strong evidence.
First, you don't know anything about Australian gun laws. Technically, they don't have any federal gun control laws. None of the states ban handguns. Also, the National Firearms Agreement banned semiautomatic and pump-action long guns. They confiscated registered guns from licensed gun owners, not drug gangs or biker gangs in Merilands who smuggle guns or simply make their own machine guns. Also, the drop in crime started BEFORE the NFA.
Just because the facts don't fit a favorite narrative, it doesn't make them "right wing" or "left wing" crap. This is not an echo chamber, there are three things that you need to win the battle of ideas here. Facts, evidence, and reason.
http://www.justfactsdaily.com/should-the-u-s-adopt-australias-strict-gun-laws/

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