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    Re: A Fight, a Gun and another School Shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by Rucker61 View Post
    Why does Maryland have a higher violence rate than say, Texas or Vermont?
    My guess is that MD simply has more violent criminals per capita. After all, criminals do not obey (even more strict) laws.
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    Re: A Fight, a Gun and another School Shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    My guess is that MD simply has more violent criminals per capita. After all, criminals do not obey (even more strict) laws.
    That can't be it. Maryland has such strict laws. Must be fake news.
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    Re: A Fight, a Gun and another School Shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    The rest of Illinois does not have nearly the gun crime as, let's say, Louisiana. And the per capita murder rate in Chicago is a fraction of that in New Orleans, which has no gun ban. I wonder why that is.
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    Re: A Fight, a Gun and another School Shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Not with the border to gun-friendly Indiana less than 20 miles away.
    Then why doesn't Indiana have the same or worse gun crime rate?

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    Re: A Fight, a Gun and another School Shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    lol...yeah, like that stops anyone from making a huge profit.
    The same way gun free zones stops mass shooters?

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    Re: A Fight, a Gun and another School Shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Too many guns, too easy to get one, too many people incapable of being responsible when they have one.
    In a nushell - beautifully written.

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    Re: A Fight, a Gun and another School Shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by Media_Truth View Post
    In a nushell - beautifully written.

    Exit Polls from Mid-Terms - over 60% want more gun control.
    As long as it's Constitutional, effective and enforceable, and would be enforced, and we start enforcing current laws first, no problem.
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    Re: A Fight, a Gun and another School Shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by Media_Truth View Post
    In a nushell - beautifully written.

    Exit Polls from Mid-Terms - over 60% want more gun control.
    if you all really believed in what polls wanted, gay marriage and abortion would not have been legal until very recently
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