Sorry, Reiver is not interested in evidence or facts but only with peer reviewed papers that support his own bias. The fact that violent crime dropped the last 10 years even though gun ownership skyrocketed makes no difference to him because you did not show the reverse based on a peer reviewed paper that he likes.
Originally Posted by beenthere
Government is force, not a beneficent Oz, and politics is civil war by other means. When you call for a new government program, you saying: forget peaceful cooperation and negotiation. We must go to war and impose our will by force.
It's the liberal thing to do.