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Guns Save Lives

alphonsejones Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 5:09 PM
it's already happening. our neighborhood watch tells us that hispanic thugs roam our neighborhoods at night looking for easy scores. I recently went out to discover someone had tried to open the double gate to my back yard, but the lock held and my car parked in front of the gate stopped the wannabe thieves from fully opening the gate. I have since re-enforced it to prevent a repeat attempt

We all know that guns can cost lives because the media repeat this message endlessly, as if we could not figure it out for ourselves. But even someone who reads newspapers regularly and watches numerous television newscasts may never learn that guns also save lives-- much less see any hard facts comparing how many lives are lost and how many are saved.

But that trade-off is the real issue, not the Second Amendment or the National Rifle Association, which so many in the media obsess about. If guns cost more lives than they save, we can always repeal the Second...