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  •  I've seen the mental health angle pushed too (2+ / 0-)
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    But you can't honestly address the problem without addressing ALL of the root causes.

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    by Christian Dem in NC on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 02:54:24 PM PST

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    •  Yes, you can. If no guns existed in the (0+ / 0-)

      United States, unless someone is knowledgeable in making bombs, knives would not have caused this most recent horrendous tragedy massacre.

      Imagine if that mother didn't own all those weapons.  How would this have played out.

      So, yes, you can address gun sales and ownership all on its own without anything clouding same.

      But you can't honestly address the problem without addressing ALL of the root causes.
      Caveat:  I'm not saying no guns should be owned or sold in the U.S.  I'm saying weapons of mass killing should not be legal in the U.S., in addition to a whole host of laws to cause only certain responsible people to be able to buy and own guns based on the strictest of rules, including having to buy insurance.

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