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Response to Gregorian (Reply #13)

Fri Nov 20, 2015, 01:04 PM

16. This is clearly false, because Western Europe, Canada, etc. have similar rates of violent crime,

but their rates of homicide and gun violence are much lower, because gun crimes are much more lethal than non-gun crimes. Our inequality does not make us more violent or criminal. We just kill each other more because its so easy to get a gun.

And if you look at the rest of the developed world, they have much stricter gun control laws. Apparently they don't believe your talking point that you don't need gun control as long as you have a safety net.

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