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America says: No, you can't have decently cheap health care or education, but you can have a big fuck-off rifle, amirite?

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We can buy healthcare and education now like we can buy guns.........We just don't all get it guaranteed.....but we don't get guns guaranteed either. And the government doesn't provide our guns.

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@We can buy healthcare and education now like we can buy guns.........We just don't all get it guaranteed.....but we...

Have you ever tried to register a weapon? In some places it can take more than 5 years and thousands of dollars just to make a gun legal to own. Guaranteed?

If we were to make guns illegal, that'd create an illegal market for em which is even worse in most cases.

"We can't restrict gun use to decrease violence! We need our guns for protection!"

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@"We can't restrict gun use to decrease violence! We need our guns for protection!"

Thank you for grossly generalizing people who own firearms, most legal gun owners are not the problem, making firearms illegal would just make more trouble, I may not be exactly bleeding blue on this, but you are not taking my guns

Think about it like the prohibition. People like guns and they are constitutionally allowed to have them. You'd think that the bill of rights would be pretty much untouchable by the government...but anyway, when we banned alcohol look what happened. Illegal liquor sales went up like a rocket and gangs moved in to claim them. Why would making guns illegal be different? Besides, haven't you noticed that most murder weapons haven't been legally registered? The ones that are can be traced directly to the owner (usually the murderer) and justice is served. But if guns are illegal we change things for all of America except the criminals because; let's be honest, if someone plans to kill someone why would they have a problem illegally owning a gun?

Also, nobody is going to stop raping you for the four minutes the police average. No serial killer is going to sit and have coffee while you wait for help.

I’ll leave you with a parting quote from Thomas Jefferson: "No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."

@WinniethePooh Think about it like the prohibition. People like guns and they are constitutionally allowed to have them. You'd...

Agreed. Theres already idiots with weapons on the streets- we can't stop that. But taking firearms away from all people means that virtually everyone would be vulnerable, & that illegal-gun-carrying criminal would not have a second thought.

Not to mention billions being spent on manufacture and use of weapons to kill innocent people all over the world.

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