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Guns Save Lives

Tionico Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 2:43 AM
Oh, but our masters attack fellow citizens on a regular basis armed and not. Part of why we MUST retain the legal right to arms we now enjoy. Even if that right is removed, at law, the right remains, as it is given by God our Creator, and predates the Constitution.

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...