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Are Guns the Problem?

brood Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 7:39 AM
This, I think, speaks to a recent argument I have had concerning the release of the names and addresses of the gun owners, and the repugnant video game released of a sniper shooting the NRA president. The left simply cries out "1st amendment". Like school children.."you have your 2nd...so we got our first...so there" Followed by the obligatory raspberry. I will defend their constitutional right to free speach. But that is completely beside the point. We should all, simply based on a keen sense of morality and decency be outraged by these actions. Period. As human beings, not as democrats or republicans, conservatives or liberals. Common sense tells us that posting those people on a map is wrong. A retaliatory video game that ...
brood Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 7:45 AM
...lets you murder the head of the NRA is wrong. Not by law or constitution, but by the ever waning sense of humanity and morality. We are losing all of this. And I am sorry ot say that progressive liberals are most to blame for it. God help us all. (it's still legal to invoke God....right?)
3204 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 11:50 AM
For now (as far as I know!)
When I attended primary and secondary school -- during the 1940s and '50s -- one didn't hear of the kind of shooting mayhem that's become routine today. Why? It surely wasn't because of strict firearm laws. My replica of the 1902 Sears mail-order catalog shows 35 pages of firearm advertisements. People just sent in their money, and a firearm was shipped.

Dr. John Lott, author of "More Guns, Less Crime," reports that until the 1960s, some New York City public high schools had shooting clubs where students competed in citywide shooting contests for university scholarships. They carried their rifles to school on...