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  •  And yet some 40% of liberals profess ... (1+ / 0-)
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    to being gun owners, according to numerous sources, making it hard for strong anti-gun liberal politicians to get elected and/or stay in office (with a few notable exceptions).

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

    by Neuroptimalian on Mon Apr 28, 2014 at 11:59:54 AM PDT

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    •  Gun owner /= paranoid gun owner nt (0+ / 0-)

      Join the DeRevolution: We are not trying to take the country, we are trying to take the country back. Get the money out of politics with public financed campaigns so 'Of the People, By the People and For the People' rings true again.

      by fToRrEeEsSt on Mon Apr 28, 2014 at 12:03:06 PM PDT

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    •  That's a Gallup poll (2+ / 0-)
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      A couple of points:

      1. Any way we slice it, it's a minority

      2. Others report e.g., 36% of all households own guns so liberals probaby not > 36%, the same analysis says 35% of Democrats

      3. No matter the study the more education, the less gun ownership

      So, what's the point here? Influence on voting, guns are single issue? More important than educational factors? More important than economy, labor, environment, womens rights? Latino bloc? Overseas policies?

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