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  •  This assumes that the typical household with (5+ / 0-)
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    a gun is a similar sample to those likely to commit gun crimes.

    And while we know that "gun owners are just one bad day away from becoming murderers" is a popular doctrine among gun control advocates, when criminologists look at the the histories of those committing gun crimes, especially homicide, a long and escalating record of criminal and violent behavior is the norm, and "typical law-abiding household" the exception.

    Non enim propter gloriam, diuicias aut honores pugnamus set propter libertatem solummodo quam Nemo bonus nisi simul cum vita amittit. -Declaration of Arbroath

    by Robobagpiper on Wed May 08, 2013 at 10:06:13 AM PDT

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