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  •  Yeah, we get it. Guns are peachy and we should all (5+ / 0-)

    be packing one. And yes, as you at least admit, "they are meant to kill people."

    To wit,

    In fact, suicides have become an epidemic. This year, more soldiers, seamen, airmen and Marines died by their own hand than died in battle. Suicide was the No. 1 cause of death for U.S. troops. More than two-thirds of suicides involved firearms, and nearly three-quarters of those cases involved personal weapons, not military weapons.
    (Emphasis added)

    ~ Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli (Ret)

    Just wonderful.

    Please be very careful.

    •  Suicides are epidemic (3+ / 0-)
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      Tom Seaview, BlackSheep1, oldpunk

      in the military because we are killing in wars of acquisition not of morals.

      But, you know, rather than march on DC and ask our president to stop wars, or treat PTSD, lets try and ban what will still be unbannable on the street level.


      ..the smoker you drink, the player you get....

      by Diane Gee on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 06:46:34 PM PST

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