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  •  Use Hawaii as the model instead of Chicago (2+ / 0-)
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    nominalize, cocinero

    Hawaii has strict gun laws and ranks 50th in gun violence. Strict gun laws work in Hawaii because guns can't so easily be brought into the state, as guns can be in Chicago.

    We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. -Pres. Obama, 1/21/13

    by SoCalSal on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 09:11:07 AM PST

    •  So every state needs to an island (1+ / 0-)
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      Samulayo

      surounded by thousands of miles of ocean between them.  Just like Hawaii.  Thats should do it.

      Or how about cavity searches when crossing state boarders.

      •  Hawaii shows that strict gun laws DO work, (2+ / 0-)
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        cocinero, gosoxataboy

        and compared to Chicago, that clearly demonstrates the need for federal gun laws.

        We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. -Pres. Obama, 1/21/13

        by SoCalSal on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 10:19:40 AM PST

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