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  But I'm no match for the NRA in terms of study results and statistics. They are "loaded" with this form of ammunition.

  How many innocent lives will it take? Like a bullet en route to its target, the answer is blowing in the wind.

PS: Here are some stats provided by Richard Charnin of annual deaths by firearm throughout the world, in order from highest to lower:

Annual Deaths by Firearms

U.S. 9369
Mexico 2606

Germany 269
Canada 144
Spain 97
Japan 47
UK 14
Chile 9

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Mentally Ill, playing violent shooting video game,... by Steven G. Erickson on Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 at 2:00:41 PM
Marta, it is obvious that you would have castigate... by Paul Rye on Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 at 2:43:19 PM
I won't go head to head with an NRA member, but th... by Marta Steele on Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 at 4:59:55 PM
To invade America it would take the international ... by Steven G. Erickson on Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 at 5:39:24 PM
Steven,There are countries all over the world that... by Marta Steele on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 11:27:45 AM
I would rather that the NRA accept no money except... by Paul Rye on Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 at 6:43:36 PM
Sorry - but it means to ignore the psychological m... by Stefan Thiesen on Monday, Dec 17, 2012 at 7:05:08 AM
I understand your reasoning and your point. I find... by Paul Rye on Monday, Dec 17, 2012 at 7:00:58 PM
Paul,This is a free country, I hope.I greatly resp... by Marta Steele on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 11:32:56 AM
But, the author did not confine her comments to he... by Paul Rye on Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 at 7:13:50 PM
First on the rifle. It was an M16. One of the most... by Stefan Thiesen on Monday, Dec 17, 2012 at 6:57:43 AM
The Bushmaster is an AR15, a civilian look-alike o... by Paul Rye on Monday, Dec 17, 2012 at 7:36:55 PM
There are so many spare-time activities that are c... by Marta Steele on Monday, Dec 17, 2012 at 8:51:19 PM