RB wrote:He can't be re-elected again anyway but he could get assassinated.
As horrible as things like these are there's nothing you can do to stop them. If we melted down all the guns, these nutcases would use knives or bombs or pointy sticks.
No shit? Perhaps we should ask the Chinese kids if they want to trade places with the dead American ones?RB wrote:Just because nobody died in the Chinese knife attack doesn't mean lives weren't ruined. Knife wounds leave horrific permanent injuries.
So you're saying the Chinese dude didn't have it in him to kill those kids? He just fancied going on a maiming spree? And I suppose if he'd had a gun he'd just have shot them in the knees? Cool, ok then. We should probably start thinking about legalising personal ownership of biological weapons and nuclear devices then. They kill less people than guns, and they're basically harmless in responsible hands. It's only the crazy people we need to worry about, and if they really want to kill they'll find a way to do so regardless.RB wrote:I'm not saying guns are less lethal but if people want to kill people, they will do it by any means.
RB wrote:If you want to ban something that kills the most people, try cars.
RB wrote:As a long time gun owner it fucks me right off when gun owners get demonised every time a mental person uses a gun in a crime. Mostly because in this country gun owners are in the minority and in this country minorities are treated like shit.
RB wrote:People never scream for the things they enjoy to be banned when they are misused.
RB wrote:When I legally owned a handgun, I had to prove I was not mental in the eyes of at least three respected people and was subject to unannounced spot checks.
Now they are banned, I could get one for £250 in a nearby town with no questions asked.
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