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Originally posted by chiponbothshoulders
It comes to light every day almost,the reason americans should pack a gun.....
When guns are outlawed,only outlaws will have guns.
A lot of depraved individuals take it for granted that you will be unarmed,and consider it a given that you cannot defend yourself from them if they want to take advantage.
Things would be different if it was considered a given that you would be armed and able to defend yourself.
Opposite of what most would believe,it would be a more peaceful place.
It's more about responsibility than anything else,it ain't the wild west like so many think it is.
If those who would take advantage,could pretty much take it for granted we all had the means to defend ourselves,a lot less of this crazy stuff would happen on the streets.
Originally posted by xavi1000
Ok, some conclusions till now:
Some Americans are deeply emotional about this issue , they dont like to debate with facts or even mention this issue.Calm down, 2nd amendment is still there and will be ,at least in near future.
Some Americans are little paranoid over this issue(fearing from invasion from other countries,fearing from concentration camps,forced vaccination,tyranny,marshal law... which is unreal ( Goverment have thousand more easier ways to force you to this things then going an open battle with you.)
Some Americans like Wild West or Gangs style and simply they are feel more secure or feeding their ego or they are on power tripping when they holding in their hands some gun or at shooting range.
Some americans dont know why they have or need guns .
I think that mostly Americans don't need guns ,they LOVE guns .
Sorry if i offended someone with posting on this thread ,but this is just debate ,we are not on shooting range. Have a nice day
Originally posted by xavi1000
reply to post by BingeBob
I dont know who is ignoring the evidence
Here is the proof ...from 44 europe countries Only Georgia ,Lithuania and Estonia have higher intentional homicide rate then US
en.wikipedia.org...edit on 17-12-2010 by xavi1000 because: (no reason given)
The legal definition of "intentional homicide" differs among countries. Intentional homicide may or may not include assault leading to death, infanticide and assisted suicide or euthanasia. Intentional homicide demographics are affected by changes in trauma care, leading to changed lethality of violent assaults, so the intentional homicide rate may not necessarily indicate the overall level of societal violence. They may also be underreported for political reasons. Another problem for the comparability of the following figures is that some data includes attempts and other doesn't. This values may differ highly in some countries. For example, in Germany about 3 of 4 homicides are attempts.