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  •  Indeed. I just read a report on my county (where (14+ / 0-)

    concealed carry permits are quite difficult to get; 1300 of them in a county of 3 million). One of the points they raised was the financial costs of treating gun accident/shooting victims, about 50% of which is paid by the tax payer.

    That is NOT an insignificant figure.

    And here, according to the county figures, we have far less of a problem than surrounding counties. AND we are a relatively rich county; not something that can be said about neighboring San Bernardino, Imperial, or Riverside counties, for instance.

    It's an excellent point.

    202-224-3121 to Congress in D.C. USE it! You can tell how big a person is by what it takes to discourage them. "We're not perfect, but they're nuts."--Barney Frank 01/02/2012

    by cany on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 04:04:48 PM PST

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    •  Excellent point, indeed (2+ / 0-)
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      cany, Wayward Wind

      This discussion of possible approaches one hopes to find here. Thanx for your valuable contribution.

      "Are you bluish? You don't look bluish," attributed to poet Roger Joseph McGough, for the Beatles' Yellow Submarine (1968).

      by BlueStateRedhead on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 07:11:18 PM PST

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