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Guns Save Lives

Ken6226 Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 9:15 AM
Yes, and a lot of them are in Chicago. Why hasn't gun control worked there?
VeritasDeTejan Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 9:41 AM
and in "gun free zone" schools. A "gun free zone" sign is basically just a bullseye for a perp.

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...