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I don't think the intent of the OP was to slam on the UK, but more to make the point that banning "X" will not help stop the bad man from being the bad man.
originally posted by: Skid Mark
originally posted by: intrepid
So is this about a British knife ban or American gun rights?
It's the point that banning weapons doesn't save lives. People will always find a weapon of some sort, be it a baseball bat or chair leg.
originally posted by: rossacus
You realise it's difficult to kill someone from 20 yrs away with a knife, scissors, chair legs, sticks forks, spoons, words and all the other proposed bans. Not so difficult with gun. That's the issue. People will always find weapons but some are more devastating than others. Let's not forget that.
originally posted by: 8675309jenny
When people want to hurt someone, they want to HURT someone, no amount of legislating the DEVICE they use is going to change that!