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27 Dead in Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

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you seriously think gun laws would prevent criminals from getting their hands on them? lol whatever makes you feel better, they can pretty much get anything they want with a simple phone call

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right because it didn't happen last week means they don't happen up here...oh wait they do

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you seriously think gun laws would prevent criminals from getting their hands on them? lol whatever makes you feel better, they can pretty much get anything they want with a simple phone call

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right because it didn't happen last week means they don't happen up here...oh wait they do

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because there's 10 times more people in the US and probably at least 10 times more guns, therefore 10 times the potential for some lunatic to go on a rampage.

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More Guns = More Violence, ergo Less Guns = Less Violence.

You just proved Gun Control works.

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I actually just saw this and thought it was quite relevant to the conversation. Something I keep hearing during tragedies like this one is that extensive news coverage only acts as a catalyst for more shootings. I mean, with the Aurora shootings having taken place about five months ago, this is becoming a huge, horrific problem all over the US and the world.

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Theres way too many guns in America now for gun control to matter. You could drive to washington right now and buy a gun from a website without even id. In many states ftf or face to face gun sales between private parties have no control. But even without guns theres still baseball bats and knives and bombs so the problem is nutballs

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should we ban knives too then? how come this isn't getting as much attention

The Associated Press

Published Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 6:18AM EST

BEIJING -- A knife-wielding man injured 22 children and one adult outside a primary school in central China as students were arriving for classes Friday, police said, the latest in a series of periodic rampage attacks at Chinese schools and kindergartens.

The attack in the Henan province village of Chengping happened shortly before 8 a.m., said a police officer from Guangshan county, where the village is located.

The attacker, 36-year-old villager Min Yingjun, is now in police custody, said the officer, who declined to give her name, as is customary among Chinese civil servants.

A Guangshan county hospital administrator said the man first attacked an elderly woman, then students, before being subdued by security guards who have been posted across China following a spate of school attacks in recent years. He said there were no deaths among the nine students admitted, although two badly injured children had been transferred to better-equipped hospitals outside

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should we ban knives too then? how come this isn't getting as much attention

The Associated Press

Published Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 6:18AM EST

BEIJING -- A knife-wielding man injured 22 children and one adult outside a primary school in central China as students were arriving for classes Friday, police said, the latest in a series of periodic rampage attacks at Chinese schools and kindergartens.

The attack in the Henan province village of Chengping happened shortly before 8 a.m., said a police officer from Guangshan county, where the village is located.

The attacker, 36-year-old villager Min Yingjun, is now in police custody, said the officer, who declined to give her name, as is customary among Chinese civil servants.

A Guangshan county hospital administrator said the man first attacked an elderly woman, then students, before being subdued by security guards who have been posted across China following a spate of school attacks in recent years. He said there were no deaths among the nine students admitted, although two badly injured children had been transferred to better-equipped hospitals outside

Theres way too many guns in America now for gun control to matter. You could drive to washington right now and buy a gun from a website without even id. In many states ftf or face to face gun sales between private parties have no control. But even without guns theres still baseball bats and knives and bombs so the problem is nutballs

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You heard it here first folks, the world is so messed up it isn't even worth trying to fix.

And just FYI Guns are a heck of a lot more dangerous then a baseball bat or knives, and powerful explosives are illegal.

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should we ban knives too then? how come this isn't getting as much attention

The Associated Press

Published Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 6:18AM EST

BEIJING -- A knife-wielding man injured 22 children and one adult outside a primary school in central China as students were arriving for classes Friday, police said, the latest in a series of periodic rampage attacks at Chinese schools and kindergartens.

The attack in the Henan province village of Chengping happened shortly before 8 a.m., said a police officer from Guangshan county, where the village is located.

The attacker, 36-year-old villager Min Yingjun, is now in police custody, said the officer, who declined to give her name, as is customary among Chinese civil servants.

A Guangshan county hospital administrator said the man first attacked an elderly woman, then students, before being subdued by security guards who have been posted across China following a spate of school attacks in recent years. He said there were no deaths among the nine students admitted, although two badly injured children had been transferred to better-equipped hospitals outside

Theres way too many guns in America now for gun control to matter. You could drive to washington right now and buy a gun from a website without even id. In many states ftf or face to face gun sales between private parties have no control. But even without guns theres still baseball bats and knives and bombs so the problem is nutballs

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Take note of the fact that none of the 22 victims died. While gun control isn't going to reduce the number of people out there who are willing to do bad things, it can certainly help to reduce the degree of violence/harm that they inflict on others.

Just look at the research I previously quoted. How do you reconcile the fact that states with stricter gun laws have fewer gun-related homicides?

This is a fundamental and empirically-based argument against your assertion, you can't simply ignore it because it makes your argument more difficult to make.

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Not everyone that gets shot dies either, those kids in China were very lucky you can easily kill someone with a knife just as you can with a gun.

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