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Guns and Piers Morgan

magst Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 4:52 PM
For goodness sake the author of this article said that. Larry Adler will you explain YOUR comment, Morgan is right. Per capita, we have nearly 50 times the gun murder rate compared to the gun murder rate of England'
magst Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:57 PM
Following Dunblane and the restriction on handguns we still have a lower gun murder rate.
But the 'so' should be addressed to MR Adler who felt it was a fact important enough to be mentioned
magst Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:50 PM
Next time 20 children at murdered here in a few minutes with a baseball bat then we can discuss it.

Have your guns for self defence, however it seems Americans live their lives in fear.
What was the mother in Newtown so fearful of that she required six guns in her house?
Daniel1013 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:20 PM
magst, your limited statistic hides reality. If you compare the murder rate, as opposed to the gun murder rate, and you correct for other variables, the murder rate in the US is not much worse that that of England.

Who cares what the means of murder are once you are dead?

CNN's Piers Morgan writes that the pro-gun crowd's anger toward him stems from anti-British bias: "This gun debate is an ongoing war of verbal attrition in America -- and I'm just the latest target, the advantage to the gun lobbyists being that I'm British, a breed of human being who burned down the White House in 1814 and had to be forcefully deported en masse, as no American will ever be allowed to forget."

Scads of "in-sourced" Brits appear on our telly without us Yanks calling for their deportation. Hell, we just let a Brit play Abe Lincoln. Fox's...