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  •  no such thing as responsible gun handling? (0+ / 0-)

    "There is no such thing as "responsible" gun handling, just varying levels of irresponsibility."  This is a ridiculous statement.  Many of my friends hunted in their teens.  A firearm is a tool that can be dangerous. So can a circular saw.  Is there no such thing as responsible circular saw handling.  Good grief.

    •  How many (0+ / 0-)

      Circular saw deaths last year again exactly?

      Just because your friends hunted with something and lucked out of bodily harm doesn't make them "responsible". It makes them lucky. Guns are tools for killing, there is no need for them (real hunters use bows) and owning or using them in this society is self-evidently irresponsible. Good grief indeed.

      •  self-evident????????????? (0+ / 0-)

        Owning a gun is not self-evidently irresponsible.  A firearm is a  legitimate tool.  It is also a legal right.  I do not except your omniscience on this issue at all.

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