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View Diary: The Vapidity of The American Gun Debate (45 comments)

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  •  If we want to talk about lives (2+ / 0-)

    then what about all of the people who have used guns in legitimate defense, the vast majority of which don't ever get reported by the media.  We should be talking about the survivors here too, about the lives that were saved from permanent disruption and injury.  

    The original post wants to talk about the insanity of the situation, the insanity is that thinking that if there were some silly law that magically took the guns from the law abiding citizens that urban crime and poverty would disappear.  

    •  Self defense is a right that we inherited from (0+ / 0-)

      English common law.   No one has ever questioned it.  It's not at risk.  Period.

      "Democracy is a life; and involves continual struggle." ---'Fighting Bob' LaFollette

      by leftreborn on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 12:52:18 PM PST

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