Comment of the Day: Semi-automatics don't kill, people do?
|Here's a fact: In 2011, fistfights claimed more lives than rifles in Minnesota. Do with that what you will.|
One argument being trotted out is that since knives and fists are actually involved in more deaths than semi-automatics, politicians should try to ban stabbing and punching before they go after those types of firearms.
Here's how one gun rights supporter makes the case:
We've heard this argument before, but the question remains -- do you find it persuasive? Or, on the other hand, do you think that because there's no good reason to own a semi-automatic in the first place, even a single murder involving one is too many?
Let us know, as always, in the comment section.
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