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Matt Davies

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 1 year ago

    I’m sure all the gangbangers will just become model citizens…..

  2. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Harleyquinn

    This technology is evil and causes men to do evil things. It is time to turn back the clock and return to those days of peace and plenty before the decadent technologies of the sixth century polluted mankind. There can be no Happy New Year when all peace and prosperity is in the past. How many were killed by the inappropriate use of computers? Wait. Forget I asked that one. Different thing. A gun is designed not for defense, but for criminal destruction of life. Computers are only used for crime by criminals.

  3. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @ConserveGov

    But isn’t a scene like the Boali machete massacre against the nomadic Fuli prefereable? If they had guns, they would have killed those twelve people much more horribly. Mankind can be saved, though, if only they will give up all technology. I saw it in a book by John Norman about the planet on the other side of the Sun. I think it was called Gor. Why, even thinking of firearms would cause these peaceful people’s brains to melt.

  4. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, over 1 year ago

    International statistic: the countries with the fewest guns ‘in circulation’ have the lowest death by fire arms rates.

  5. tom

    tom GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    And the U.S. cities with the toughest gun laws have the most gun deaths

  6. jeff cartwright

    jeff cartwright GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    What a Bunch of Whoee, Crime is Down Gun sales way up pick another windmill for god sake

  7. Enoki

    Enoki said, over 1 year ago

    How many of those were criminal on criminal? How many were justified or police shootings? Let’s have a little more information here please.

  8. Zme

    Zme said, over 1 year ago

    Just 35,000 unwilling human sacrifices on the altar of the great gods “2nd amendment”, “concealed carry”, and “stand your ground”.

  9. nklotz

    nklotz said, over 1 year ago

    Not all would be criminal. Generally, 50-60% of deaths by fire arms are suicides. Some can be accidental, too.

  10. nklotz

    nklotz said, over 1 year ago

    @wmconelly

    If you want to live in some of the lowest per capita places of gun ownership; such as, Timor-leste, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and North Korea. Go ahead, we won’t stop you. I have also heard that they have pretty high homicide rates. Even Columbia, Honduras, and El Salvador have less guns then the US per capita, but have some of the highest rates of violent crimes. Therefore, it is not necessarily related to the number guns, but the morals and culture of the country.

  11. Enoki

    Enoki said, over 1 year ago

    How many of those deaths were suicides?

  12. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Real fact, Chicago has “tough gun laws”, but folks can drive a few miles and get their guns and come home. Miami has very LENIENT “gun laws” (as does Florida, which is very PRO-gun). Miami has far more gun death per 100,000 population than Chicago, and more violent crime. (Don’t be lazy, look the stats up for yourself at DOJ and other crime monitoring sites.)

  13. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    More guns in America tan ever before in USA history, yet murders are at a near 100 year low.
    http://www.disastercenter.com/crime/uscrime.htm

    I’m going to enjoy Chicago being forced by law to issue concealed carry licenses in February.

  14. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Lott’s premise doesn’t hold up on examination. Check the statistics for Japan, Australia, even less restrictive nations than them, and you’ll see the facts. “Local” regulation, like D.C. or Chicago aren’t actually relevant, as guns are readily available, and gee, we have cars to transport bad guys, and their firearms. Also, it is HAND GUNS, NOT “assault rifles”(I don’t like the term either) that actually are responsible for the most harm. Check on the killings of police officers for example, and hand guns are overwhelmingly the weapon used. BTW, speaking of that, the reduction in deaths of law enforcement officers is the result of body armor, NOT so much a reduction in shootings. Also, it’s significant that a vast majority of police officers retire without ever firing their weapons except on the firing range. “Gang bangers” however, tend to use the streets for their “range”.

  15. DavidHuieGreen

    DavidHuieGreen said, over 1 year ago

    Start with Somalia, destroy every gun there first
    Then Mexico, they’re already illegal there so it should be easy
    Get back with me after you’ve finished the simple jobs and we’ll discuss China, Syria, Afghanistan, . . .

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