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  •  Well (0+ / 0-)

    It may.

    But it won't bring it down by even 5% I'd wager, having looked closely at all those FBI stats for the last few years.

    I think you might bring the holicide rate down by 3-4%, but you'd have almost no effect on the suicide rate... And a negligible effect on the injury rate I'd guess.


    Nibbling around the edges. Which is why I believe what I believe.

    •  You have to start somewhere (0+ / 0-)

      and any drop is better than none wouldn't you say?

      Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?

      by jsfox on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 01:46:42 PM PST

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      •  Like I said (0+ / 0-)

        I want to save AS MANY people as possible.


        The larger questions are:

        What's Obama's goal?
        What's your goal?

        And for bonus points:

        What would have to happen, legislatively, to achieve your goals?

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