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# A complete ban on the sale of semi-automatic machine guns

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27 Oct 2005, 04:22
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A complete ban on the sale of semi-automatic machine guns will not reduce the incidence of violent crime committed with these guns. People whol want to commit violent crimes with these guns will still get them even if they are banned.

The argument above would be most weakened if which of the following statements were true ?

A)..
B)..
C)..
D)Seeing semi-automatic machine guns legally displayed for sale tends to increase people's inclination to use those weapons to commit violent crimes.
E) The number of accidental gun deaths is lowest in those states with the most restrictive gun control laws.

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27 Oct 2005, 05:19
Point: If you want do to it, you do it, no matter how hard it is.

(D) It makes you want to do it.
(E) It reduces accidents.

I vote for (D).
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27 Oct 2005, 06:13
go D go...

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27 Oct 2005, 06:16
D it is.
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28 Oct 2005, 22:15
D !

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28 Oct 2005, 22:17
D !

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29 Oct 2005, 00:53
My vote is for D

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29 Oct 2005, 10:05
Another vote for D. E doens't weaken the argument. Actually, IMO, is irrelevant.

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29 Oct 2005, 10:05
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