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  •  Or a really large bag of marshmallows or a pillow (0+ / 0-)

    and suffocate themselves, right?  All those you mention take a lot more effort and a lot more time, two things that teenagers' patience typically does not allow, but they sure would allow for re-thinking their impulse - even a few minutes may suffice to save some lives.

    Continuing to spew the NRA talking point that suicides don't count as they could never be stopped is very irresponsible of you.

    Then they came for me - and by that time there was nobody left to speak up.

    by DefendOurConstitution on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 07:46:25 AM PST

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    •  You know what the NRA does? They argue that (0+ / 0-)

      it's better to base your beliefs on your opinions than on neutral facts.

      Its followers argue that statistics don't matter, because they can think of all kinds of scenarios where a gun can protect them.  

      There's more than one group dedicated to making it impossible to have reality based discussions on the topic.

      "Furthermore, if you think this would be the very very last cut ever if we let it happen, you are a very confused little rabbit." cai

      by JesseCW on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 07:56:25 AM PST

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