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I'm not in favor of gun regulation, but I disagree that the way to have less violence is to have more guns.

I just wish people liked guns less.




12 guys killed 3000 people with nothing but box cutters. Obviously we need less boxcutters as well.

I dont really think people that like guns are the problem though. I would not classify myself as someone that "likes" guns. On the other hand i know people that "like" guns, and it's not that they likes the power a gun has, but they certainly understand and respect it, and therefore take extra care. They like them because they appreciate them for the same reason that people appreciate works of art, or sportscars. For the Craftsmanship, for the minior details that went into the design of the gun, for the historical value of the gun.

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"12 guys killed 3000 people with nothing but box cutters. Obviously we need less boxcutters as well."

Pretty sure they used large aircraft to kill people and no one is crying tyranny over the idea that large aircraft need a bunch of regulations to ensure public safety.

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You mean we can wish problems away? Man, I have been doing this all wrong!

Guns have absolutely no effect on violence. Treat people better, make sure they have access to opportunity and caring about one another is how you reduce violence.

I own more than my share of guns and they have never made me violent, or invoked violence. I have a few knives, they too have never invoked violence in me.

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