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Response to gejohnston (Reply #20)

Thu Nov 2, 2017, 11:47 PM

28. False. Gun restrictions prevent crime.

As the article showed, using objective facts based on peer-reviewed social science, people use guns to prevent violence than to do violence.


As an actual earth scientist myself, I'm happy to argue with any article you might pull out that claims to show what you say. The weight of the evidence is against you. See my post above on Australia. This has now been widely studied across several countries.

And did you read my post above about the "poverty of data journalism" and "missing the forest for the trees"?

And the majority gun control activists live in cities, where they see kids get shot and killed with guns every year. Bloomberg and Obama live in cities where kids get shot by handguns. That's why they want to restrict guns.
Also, the pro-authoritarian group here is the NRA. I can cite the politico article quoting the political scientist saying NRA videos are as bad as the worst incitements to violence he's seen from authoritarian regimes.


You are on the wrong side of history. America's support of gun laws is a historical error. In a century citizens will look at people who advocate for more guns and think "why did those misguided souls advocate for weapons that killed people?"

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