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  •  Actually CDC inconclusive (4+ / 0-)
    (Note that insufficient evidence to determine effectiveness should not be interpreted as evidence of ineffectiveness.)
    That's directly from the summary. Not surprising given the short amount of time. Australia was able to ban assault weapons and has great results.
    •  In Australia, they only had to (0+ / 0-)

      dispose of just over 600,000 guns.

      In the United States, we currently have over 200,000,000.

      That's quite a distinction.

      I recommend reading the DOJ piece in full. It's important to see that the ban didn't quite do what folks had hoped. So if we're going to go through with passing another bill, why shouldn't it be one which is better crafted? I hope DiFi's bill is far more sensible than this one was.

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      by mahakali overdrive on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 08:38:56 PM PST

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