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  •  I don't get the training argument. (2+ / 0-)
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    FourthOfJulyAsburyPark, devis1

    2 years of military training makes you better at handling a weapon. Makes you more effective.  I don't see how it affects your probability of deciding to go take out a bunch of children. A gun owner who goes berserk is dangerous.  A better trained gun owner who goes berserk is more dangerous.

    Although maybe two years of training would make someone less likely to shoot their own kid while pulling out of a gun store.

    •  There's a lot more regulation (1+ / 0-)
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      beyond just the service. A LOT.

      An unsuccessful shoe bomb attack resulted in nine years of inconvenience for every flier in the country. It would be nice to think [this diabolical act] might lead to some similar inconveniences. --mrblifil

      by Debby on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 06:38:24 PM PST

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