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Old 02-03-2013, 03:19 PM
Dallas Jones is offline
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Originally Posted by Lobohan View Post
I don't know. But I do know that specific anecdotes are a profoundly stupid way to argue this issue.

If ten people are murdered for every one saved from assault, then it's not good argument that the one person is saved. Surely you are able to understand that?
Well then, the Newtown Conn. school shooting is just one specific anecdote about a deranged young criminal with stolen weapons. Isn't it?