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Response to MarvinGardens (Reply #35)

Wed Jul 10, 2019, 11:10 PM

36. Except firearms ARE an instrument of domestic terror

Letís focus on handguns.
Handguns kill Americans. Many Americans. Many are kids. Many are in cities.

There is no pleasure-seeking in the world that is worth keeping handguns around with all the deaths they cause. And that is the calculation that most other civilized countries have made.

Let me be clear: itís great that people like you have fun with handguns. But itís not worth the cost in lives. Letís do what Canada does: ban handguns in public. Shoot them at the range all you want. But have very strict requirements for sale, transport, and storage. As Canada does.

The reason we donít have those laws in the US is because Republican billionaires know that gun identity politics gets them votes for destroying the government and country. And also because gun companies want to sell more guns and make more money. Those two reasons are horrible reasons to support killing people. We can make that case to Americans.

Get on board. Ban handguns. Save lives. Break the hold of Republican billionaires and gun CEOs on our politics.

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