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Guns Save Lives

ThomasHamilton Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 4:15 PM
what many liberals don't effectively understand is that as in all things there is a matter of degree associated with logic and morality. Just as sexual relations with your husband/wife is perfectly ok, sex with a ten year old is immoral, wrong and disgusting just on face value. Having some guns in your house to go target shooting, hunting, or if necessary for self defense is reasonable napalm is not. Besides even if I were guaranteed protection by a deity of any faith I would still own many guns.

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...