View Poll Results: In the wake of the Arizona shooting, are you more or less in favor of gun ownership?

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  • More in favor

    8 22.86%
  • Less in favor

    3 8.57%
  • Not sure / no opinion

    0 0%
  • What's a gun?

    0 0%
  • No change/same opinion

    24 68.57%
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Thread: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking to st

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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    At first sight, that flies in the face of reason. Professionals with regular training and updates are consistently outperformed by novice amateurs?
    People who like guns tend to shoot them a lot. "Professionals" only need to qualify a couple of times a year.
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    Re: Giffords shooting causes gun sales to skyrocket in Arizona, some buyers looking t

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    When there are deranged citizens, mass confusion and armed people running around in stressful situations the toll of death will be lower? Are you able to work better when you have heavy metal music blasting into one ear and your wife screaming in the other? If anything all scientific evidence indicates that a human being is more likely to commit a mistake during such a situation.
    Are you going to use this as an excuse to misuse another phrase and then run away?

    Well, now an irrelevant hypothetical from the master of the hit and run post...
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