From: Harvey Newstrom <mail@HarveyNewstrom.com>
>Unfortunately, this is bad statistics, false logic and a non
>sequitur. Even if the facts are true and the conclusion are true,
>this sequence of logic is unsupportable.
> 1. Chicago has more murders than Dupage County
> 2. Chicago has more restrictive gun laws than Dupage
> 3. Therefore restrictive gun laws cause murders.
>I support gun rights, but do not want to see false arguments used
>to promote freedom. Truth supports freedom.
I agree, I must have missed the post where someone was arguing that
position. I was arguing against the anti-g** position.
1) easy access to g**s results in more murder/crime.
2) restricting/eliminating access to g**s will reduce/eliminate
1A) DuPage county has easy access to g**s and no murder/less crime
2A) Chicago has NO/eliminated access to handg**s yet murder/crime
3) Statistics prove both 1&2 incorrect, and support 1A&2A.
4) easy access to g**s has no effect on crime/murder.
4A) easy access to g**s may reduce/prevent crime/murder.
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