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By fuckyoudeadgunnuts - / Friday 4 September 2015 14:30 / United States - San Francisco
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Pretty sure every study shows that the less restrictive it is for law abiding people to own guns, the lower the crime rates. That's something the gun control fanatics won't tell you.

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pretty sure that studies have shown that those guns are more likely to get stolen or used to shoot a family member or acquaintance. your argument also doesn't explain why countries with stricter gun laws have less gun violence than the US

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If law abiding citizens lose guns we might have less accidents, but I doubt the criminals misusing guns will follow the gun laws. If they did we wouldn't have this issue to begin with. Besides violent people will find other weapons to use in their crimes.

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Guns are fine. What's not fine are giant full auto rifles that people can go buy easily. There is absolutely NO reason for those to be legal, other than its "fun to shoot" and unfortunately it may be fun to shoot but shooting it can hurt people

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38, you are correct, but remember that families that own cars are exponentially more likely to be involved in car accidents, that statistic is incidental. As for "other countries", Japan, Australia, and Britain, are three off the top of my head with total bans on guns and zero gun crime. But all those have at least one essential factor in common, they're islands, meaning there is a physically limited number of points of entry into the country. And, here's another couple statistics for you, Japan has one of the highest suicide rates in the world, Australia passed their gun control laws over a decade ago, their homicide rate has not dropped appreciably (people just use other stuff), Britain has contemplated mandating shatterproof pints in order to curb "pint glass violence" The fact of the matter is, all the statistics quoted above, by me and others, are correct, but none of them tell the whole story

As someone who has travelled to America, it's actually so scary to witness anything like this (when you're from a country with strict gun laws). I hadn't even seen a gun up close until I was in America and I'm 20 y/o. But then again, there are risks with every choice a person makes, including getting in a car.

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Im from a country with very strict gun laws but Im used to seeing guns since its a hobby and I like to shoot. Since its so strict here I have to travel if I want to try something more heavy. But I have never seen anyone get shot and think it would be scary to witness even for me.

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I live in America... and while it's not an everyday occurrence...... well.... you won't witness it everyday... but yes I suppose at least one person gets shot every day in the USA... I guess I'm not being very helpful lol... you just have to go to the right places... avoid the high crime cities and you should be good.

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