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Old 12-17-2012, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by horatio View Post
It is easy to blame the obvious perpetrator of a crime and a bit more difficult to take a look at the structural causes. Concretely that means that there are plenty of psychopaths in the world but they cannot easily get their hand on a gun everywhere.
Absolutely, firearm control and crime are complex issues that are more grey than black and white. I found this article interesting.

Originally Posted by LCARS 24 View Post
Well, Switzerland is a unique case, where even though they manage to stay out of wars most of the men are in the army and keep their military uniforms and personally assigned weapons at home, although I think they stopped keeping the ammunition at home. But it looks from here like a different mindset from that in the U.S.
Here is an interesting article.
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