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What Difference Would Banning Guns Make?

gjmlb Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 11:46 PM
I'm with Wayne Lapierre, in Fl. I saw a sign that said, "this is Fl. if you shoot us, we shoot ya back" That gives pause to the bad guys, and levels the playing field. Good guys with a gun, stop the bad guys with a gun, unfortunately in the Newtown incident, there were no good guys with guns soon enough to stop the bad guy with the gun. Since the killer was hell bent on doing destruction it is unfortunate the he gained access to a rapid fire gun, had he not, he just would have built a bomb. So gun or no gun, he would have wrought destruction due to his mental illness, which is really the base issue, fueled by violent computerized gaming.

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