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    Interesting read

    I couldn't find this posted elsewhere. I think this is an interesting look at gun control arguments.

    With Gun Control, Cost Benefit Analysis Is Amoral - Forbes

    As I was reading it I wasn't sure what direction he was going with it at first.
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    That's a really great article, thank you for posting it.

    I love this quote in his closing:

    People understand the wrongness of collectivist thinking in other cases. They would indignantly reject the idea that a member of a given racial group is under suspicion because 10 percent of those with his skin color commit crimes. But the individualist approach also applies to gun ownership and concealed carrying of guns: group ratios offer no evidence about what a given individual will do.
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    Good article. Thanks for posting it.
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    These articles really test my attention span, but he makes a valid point: punishing the innocent to stop the guilty is not the answer.
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    Good article. I like the "Laws prohibiting or regulating guns across the board represent the evil of preventive law and should be abolished" and agree 100%.
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    And no offense to the OP, but this article is so well written that I believe it deserves more promotion than "interesting read" as a title! I think something more like "Must Read" or "Excellent Article Against Gun Laws" or something that will get a little more attention.
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    Good article.
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    Thanks for bringing that article to our attention.

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    Great article. I agree, should be titled "Must Read"
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    Great article. There are a number of other good gun related articles on Forbes as well.
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    What an excellent article!
    A good example that might help people understand the author's point...is the misuse of cell phones.
    Since many people text while driving, and cause many deaths year (6000 killed last year due to distracted driving) cell phones should be illegal for anyone under the age 21.
    And phones specifically designed for texting should be illegal.
    (Why does anyone need that feature anyway...they're gagets that kill.)
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    That is an excellent article that I wish every anti-gun liberal would read! However, I doubt it would do much good. The liberals believe in a collectivist point of view rather than a conservative individual point of view. They are the ones pushing for a "nanny" state, rather than pushing for "individual" responsibility. Just my .02.
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