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Old 02-03-2013, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Kable View Post
Also I think this one bears repeating.

The lady was saved with a handgun, and this very thread indicates that the general public does not like people to carry long arms in public. What's also relevant is that this lady was saved by a 72 year man, who I have to think would have been physically unable to stop the assailant had he not been armed and most likely would have been killed himself. Agree?
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?