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The Right Way to Combat Gun Violence

poorgrandchildren.com2 Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 10:03 AM
And we need to stop using the leftist terms for themselves. Just what is progressive or liberal about Marxism? Also: They're socialist (government owned) schools. It's income inequality) the American Dream. Our not-a-de-mob-ocracy is a republic. It is not social justice; it is slavery. (Forcing A to pay B's bills forces A into slavery to B.) Or, it is armed robbery at the ballot box. Take your pick.
Mick135 Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 4:16 PM
I'm with most of the above; as in using the term "assault weapons" indiscriminately and erroneously. Another thorn in my side is "Columbine shooting" or "Newtown shooting"... these references change the language to the prog favor. When I go to the range to practice I am shooting; when they go on their rampages it is "massacre". St. Valentine's Day Massacre had, what, 7 dead? And 26 is a "shooting"?

Public policy is a lot like math: No matter what the problem, the wrong answers are far more numerous than the right ones. This is particularly true on the subject of mass shootings and other firearms violence, which have stimulated a new fervor for barking up the wrong tree.

Many liberals think the answer to mass shootings and street crime lies in stricter gun regulation: banning "assault weapons," limiting the capacity of magazines or, in their unrestrained moments, adopting ultra-stringent laws like those in Britain or Australia.

But most of these ideas are irrelevant or impossible. Even if the...

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