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Old 02-19-2018, 03:41 PM
 
Location: Japan
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In THIS country 5x as many people are murdered with knives that are killed with rifles of all types, let alone scary looking semi-autos rifles. That has held true year after year. Yet while the left screams about "assault rifles", we never hear about background checks for knifes. More are killed with "blunt objects" than all rifles, yet we never hear screams for background checks to buy a baseball bat or a hammer.

https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s..._2009-2013.xls

It would be nice if liberals, for once, would be honest and admit they don't care about saving lives, only restricting the rights of others. Yeah, I know, I'm not holding my breath waiting for that.

We're dealing with liberals-facts have no power here.
This is a very poor argument. More people are also killed with knives than with nuclear missiles. Does that imply that ownership of nukes should also be completely unrestricted?
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Old 02-19-2018, 03:50 PM
 
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Oh, look, another thread comparing apples to watermelons and pretending they're the same.
You're supposed to grasp the concept that banning one implement just leads the crazy to a different one.....but maybe that's a reach......like watermelons to pressure cookers or propane tanks with timers......CRAZY will find a way
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Old 02-19-2018, 03:53 PM
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Location: Columbia, SC
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Knife-Wielding Man Kills 8 Children at Japanese School - The New York Times

A murderous KITCHEN KNIFE did this and should have background checks to own one.......
People are murdered in a lot of ways. That point cannot be argued. Some people kill with their hands. Some people murder with their cars. And, yes, people kill with knives. You didn't really need to look pre-9/11 for a murder with a knife.

Folks seem to think that because people are murdered in other ways besides guns, that that means we should do nothing about gun control of any kind. That makes no sense. Consider this. Heart disease is the leading cause of natural death in America. Kidney disease is #8. According to the gun crowd, we should not even bother to research kidney disease to help save people because more people die from heart disease.
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Old 02-19-2018, 04:54 PM
 
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My apologies for the typo-fortunately you seem to be better at grammar than logic.

Thank you for being honest enough to admit your real goal. I guess we can agree that the "assault weapon" debate is silly and just a tool on the path to the end goal.
Not my goal. My only goal was to get a flagging system in place to halt people like Nikolas Cruz from owning guns.

But if your evidence proves we should ban knives, than it certainly proves we should ban all guns. That is how logic works. Get it yet?
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Old 02-19-2018, 04:59 PM
 
Location: Florida
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We need to ban knives.
YES!

especially those automatic wielding knives that can kill multiple people in a matter of minutes!

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Old 02-19-2018, 05:16 PM
 
Location: 500 miles from home
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Knife-Wielding Man Kills 8 Children at Japanese School - The New York Times

A murderous KITCHEN KNIFE did this and should have background checks to own one.......
And you only had to go back 17 years to find this example.

Ask yourself if you have to go back that far for the latest school shooting in America.
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