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      12-15-2012, 08:31 AM   #20
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My point is that the restriction should begin at the individual level, which is the point from which the violence emanates. These mentally ill individuals should never have been able to gain access to guns - and perhaps that starts with restricing their access to society in general.

Thinking of places like Chicago, which has very restrictive gun laws, and yet is a poster child for criminal gun violence (which also catches innocents in the crossfire on a regular basis): perhaps we need to more aggressively criminalize the use of a gun in committing a crime, and put these felons away for a long time.

Chicago also demonstrates that restrictive gun laws do not stop criminals from using guns to commit crimes.