last we know. Guns don't kill
people...with guns Got that? WITH GUNS.
So now are we clear
on this??? People kill people with guns.
They kill other
On Purpose. By
accident. Using guns.
And rather easily,
as it happens,
which is a BIG part of why they were invented:
to make it easier to kill.
As reported by the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2009 (more recent
data may be available at the time you read this), guns took
the lives of 31,347 Americans in homicides, suicides and
unintentional shootings. This is the equivalent of more than 85
deaths each day and more than three deaths each hour.
NO ONE...we mean
EVER SAID GUNS KILL PEOPLE, and left it at that!
Do an online search.
Plenty of folks say, "Guns don't kill people. People kill
people," but we couldn't find anyone who boldly asserted the
first part alone, that "Guns kill people." No
one. Nada. Nary a soul.
By the way, we call this a "Straw Man
argument," because no real person said that guns, in and of
themselves, kill people.
Also, by the way, if
you do an online search, you'll find plenty of folks who say, as
we do, "People kill people with guns."
Does this mean people
shouldn't have guns? Not necessarily. That's not the
point. Remember, we're looking at reality here. And
the reality is: People kill people with guns, rather often and
rather easily with
(for now) with this, something someone who's concerned about gun
control sent us. We thinks it's kinda funny. Maybe
you will, too. Pardon the extreme language. We
actually toned it down a bit.
That's all we have to
say about this...for now.
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