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Guns Save Lives

ssosauty Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 2:45 PM
There's shows about police cases, why not a show with episodes of the "Armed Citizen" reports? I love the NRA column, some commentors have listed literally pages of guns saving lives. Millions of 'em! Also, everyone should read the "CPR Corollary." Google it, a 40 page e-book paralleling CPR with the trained/armed citizen written by a medic.

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...