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Gun Violence -- Let's Shift the Odds in Favor of the Good Guys!

m90 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 8:47 AM
Nick Meli didn't fire because he did not have a clear shot without possibility id shooting an innocent bystander. The cops in New York killed and wounded moree people than the shooter did n a recent incident. Armed citizens have a better record on not shooting innocent bystanders than police,

The unimaginable horror of Sandy Hook jumpstarts another "national conversation" about firearm violence. President Barack Obama, promising "meaningful action," said: "We will have to change. ... We can't tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end."

Let's examine four of the "commonsense" measures frequently proposed by "gun control advocates":

One, closing the "gun show loophole." What gun show loophole? Restricted from selling at guns shows prior to 1986, a licensed dealer today requires a background check whether he sells guns at a store, a gun show or the back of his SUV.

Two, banning "high-capacity" magazines. One of...