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  •  How about when a woman uses a gun to protect (1+ / 0-)
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    herself from an attack. My own mother did so three times in her life that I know of. Fortunately, no one died or was seriously injured as would likely have been the case if she had been unarmed and defenseless in these instances.

    The frog jumped/ into the old pond/ plop! (Basho)

    by Wolf10 on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 03:08:06 PM PDT

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    •  Whole different area of discussion (2+ / 0-)
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      That is not an example of "gun violence we want to prevent", any more than would be consensual sex (even if it includes consensual rape fantasy or imagery or play) an example of "rape that we want to prevent".

      "No one life is more important than another. No one voice is more valid than another. Each life is a treasure. Each voice deserves to be heard." Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse & Onomastic

      by Catte Nappe on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 03:21:25 PM PDT

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