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Americans And Their Guns. The Death Of A Great Civilisation.

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Misguided, Dangerous and Deluded

Remind me never to discuss guns with Americans again.  There is a strand of opinion there that is so powerful it has subverted the kind, human instinct of millions of people.

The simple fact is that the easy availability of guns in America has led directly to a continuing tragedy of epic proportions: gun violence and murders at a frequency that exceeds any other place on our planet.  That anyone seeks to defend this appalling truth or argue that the present situation should continue is beyond reason.

I have engaged in shooting sports for more than 40 years, so I am not anti-gun but if the choice is between the carnage caused by the madness of the NRA and my freedom to continue clay and game shooting, then it is an easy decision. Guns must be strictly and rigorously controlled.

1. You have to prove legitimate use for owning a gun
2. Psychological and medical stability certified by a doctor
3. Limited magazine capacity
4. Limited ammunition quantity

If America does not grasp this nettle then it is doomed .

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Written by Peter Reynolds

October 3, 2017 at 8:52 pm

Posted in Biography, Politics

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  1. It is a bizarre world – The arguments are for resisting gun control are both well rehearsed and as illogical as ever.

    William Buist

    October 8, 2017 at 9:29 am


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