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Thread: What Is An Acceptable Amount of Gun Homicides?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    He doesn't say gun deaths. He says gun 20% of homicides. That translates into 20%.
    It's a she, and she does say gun deaths:

    However, the next-largest set of gun deaths — 1 in 5 — were young men aged 15 to 34, killed in homicides. These men were most likely to die at the hands of other young men, often related to gang loyalties or other street violence.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    Yes, but what if all the other countries also subtracted their top 5 most violent cities?

    It's sort of like saying I'd be nearly the most handsome man in the room if you remove most of the other men.

    If one demographic is responsible for the vast majority of the violence, how about dealing with that element of the population instead of concentrating your efforts on those who aren't?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    It's a she, and she does say gun deaths:

    I could be wrong, but the way I read it, it means 20% of homicides.

    Regardless, as I was saying, it's difficult to get an accurate number.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    I've addressed it when it was put to me as a rational question by Ethereal.

    I'm sure you can figure out the flaw in your question and how it was corrected by Ethereal.

    You want questions sanitized in alway that allows no one to be held responsible for their actions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    If one demographic is responsible for the vast majority of the violence, how about dealing with that element of the population instead of concentrating your efforts on those who aren't?
    We're still trying to figure out the statistics. It's not clear what the rate of gang related homicides are.

    My issue with your question was the implication that all gang members were Democrats. That's just silly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    I could be wrong, but the way I read it, it means 20% of homicides.

    Regardless, as I was saying, it's difficult to get an accurate number.
    20% of gun deaths are a specific type of homicide, is what she was saying.

    And she studied ALL 33,000 gun deaths in the USA, so her data is about as precise as it gets.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    You want questions sanitized in alway that allows no one to be held responsible for their actions.
    Sanitized? No. I want questions to be coherent and not based on false assumptions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    Sanitized? No. I want questions to be coherent and not based on false assumptions.

    Ok. You can say that in public, but you and I both know better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    We're still trying to figure out the statistics. It's not clear what the rate of gang related homicides are.

    My issue with your question was the implication that all gang members were Democrats. That's just silly.
    I never said anything about gang members. That was your assumption.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Ok. You can say that in public, but you and I both know better.
    I don't know that you understand what I'm saying.

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