posted on Dec, 24 2012 @ 07:16 PM
reply to post by MikeNice81
Yup, good point. Very sad indeed. But that is one of the risks you live with when you live in America. I don't like it, you don't like it.....but
reality has to be acknowledged.
Gun violence in the USA doesn’t bother me as much as the idiots who think more written laws would save lives. If you think some stupid law is going
to keep you safe, I suggest when they are written, you print them out and keep them under your pillow. That way, if a criminal or gunman breaks into
your house while you are upstairs sleeping or whatever, you can just pull out that copy of gun laws from under your pillow and point out to the would
be killer that he is breaking the law. That should do the trick.
majority of gun violence victims are scumbags to begin with (yup, I said it because it needed to be pointed out). One the average, the
USA murder rate is around 91,500 people per year. On the average the amount of those done by someone with a gun is 30,000. America has a population
over 311,500,000 people. That’s not too shabby if you ask me. I’m willing to live with those statistics, do the math and you will see that
.0000XXX gun owners are involved in gun violence.
I know in the modern day 24 hour news cycles caters to mindless, ignorant morons who can’t think past the end of their noses and tend to latch on
the VERY few people harmed by someone with a gun in this country (statistic wise) and think it justifies them not have to use reason, logic and common
sense. Far easier for people to have a knee jerk reaction rather than think it through. Me, I detest the fact that 30,000 are killed with guns in my
country every year, but I would detest it even more if they ever banned guns because of .0009% of the population.
I already have to go to the counter to purchase my cold medicine (with photo ID and everything) thanks to meth heads cooking habits in my state. I’m
sick of living in a world where the criminals ruin things for the rest of us.
edit on 24-12-2012 by gameisupman because: (no reason