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  •  Couldn't hurt. It just seems that even with (1+ / 0-)
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    insurance and possibly more requirements for ownership, these incidents will still happen.  As long as there are half a billion guns roaming the countryside, people like that will find a way to use them.


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    by BigAlinWashSt on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 08:59:02 PM PST

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    •  I don't think there is a cure all, just like we (3+ / 0-)

      probably aren't going to end fatal car accidents any time in the near future, but to reduce and regulate would be a worthy goal in itself.

      Working for transportation we are always trying to improve roadway safety.  What I am trying to say is that we shouldn't give up progress for the sake of perfection.

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      by Sychotic1 on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 09:05:05 PM PST

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      •  I agree.... (1+ / 0-)
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        People set up the straw man of coming for your weapons, when other information campaigns could be more effective at safe gun ownership.  

        Automobile accident death rates have fallen below gun deaths.

        And frankly, the rest of the world think we are nuts.  As do I.  Americans as delusional gun toting lunatics is a reality here in WV.

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        by murrayewv on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 11:29:51 PM PST

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