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  •  I'd really like to see statistics ... (1+ / 0-)
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    on the percentage of home burglaries in which the theft of guns was the primary (apparent) goal vs. the theft of other valuables.  Further, I seriously doubt thieves would choose to rob homes they knew were populated by gun owners vs. those that weren't.

    "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the universe." -- Albert Einstein

    by Neuroptimalian on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 11:35:52 AM PST

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    •  if there is someone home then a gun is a great (1+ / 0-)
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      deterrent....if everyone is at work in a large lot rural area like mine, guns are a draw for thieves.... being 35 miles from the border does not help either......

      They do seem to target gun owners but as most own guns here it would be hard to say..... except for them bringing the tools to peel a safe open, even a good one.......That to me points to actually targeting gun owners.......

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      by buddabelly on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 08:35:09 PM PST

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