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Rumble on the Hill: Groups Square Off About How to End Gun Violence

clovett Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 7:48 AM
The headline might as well read, "Rumble on the Hill: Groups Square Off About How to Stop the Tides." This group would be just as effective.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 11:32 AM
the key to ending gun violence is to make gun carriage by ordinary decent citizens (ODCs) common and ordinary,so that it's too risky for anyone to engage in gun violence.
"an armed society is a polite society".

When duels were common,people went to great lengths to not insult others.
(note I said "insult" and not "offend",there's a big difference.)
Michael3116 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 8:51 AM
I hope there is some shread of intelligence on the hill or this could be the straw that broke the back of the republic.

Wednesday on Capitol Hill the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing about what America "should do to end gun violence." Pro-gun and and anti-gun advocates will testify before the committee. Witnesses include National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, Independent Women's Forum Senior Fellow and Attorney Gayle Trotter, Baltimore Police Chief James Johnson, the husband of Gabrielle Giffords Captain Mark Kelly and Denver University Professor David Kopel.

LaPierre released his opening statement to the committee Tuesday afternoon, calling on Congress to stop blaming gun owners for violence, will focus on promoting gun safety programs the...