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To: smoothsailing

So this begs a question...

Is there an overlay of Obama support and gun violence? Is there another with legal gun owners and gun violence?


4 posted on 02/17/2013 12:08:52 PM PST by fuente
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To: fuente

We already know...

http://frontpagemag.com/2013/dgreenfield/gun-violence-is-not-a-republican-problem-its-a-democratic-problem/


6 posted on 02/17/2013 12:13:19 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: fuente
Is there an overlay of Obama support and gun violence?
I’ve seen a comparison between the “red county, blue county map and the low gun murder county, high gun murder map. Great correlation. What do you expect? About half the prison population is black, and nearly all blacks who voted, voted for Obama.
Is there another with legal gun owners and gun violence?
I tried to run the numbers. Seems like there are 2000 or 3000 legal gun owners for every one gun murder in any given year. That’s enough to make it clear that legally owning a gun is not much if any indication of a propensity to abuse a gun for murder.

What it means is that if legal gun ownership has anything to do with violence, it is as an insurance policy against being a victim of violence. It only stands to reason that the person who wants to use a gun lawlessly, doesn’t want his name on the gun he uses. Hence, he would be more likely to obtain a gun illegally whether or not it was easy to get legally.


20 posted on 02/17/2013 5:03:51 PM PST by conservatism_IS_compassion
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