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David Frum on the NRA, Gun Lobby, and Gun Control When Gun Owners Become Like Hypocritical Hippies

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“Rights come with responsibilities .Understanding this principle is what distinguishes an adult from a child. Yet the gun lobby rejects this basic bargain.” In this new video.You need a license to drive a car, you sell food you submit to health inspections ,  you own a boat, you  must pass an inspection and insure it.,nO  requirement  o undergo training or prove competence, not even a vision test. States do not have to accurately report their protective orders. In every other  developed country there are rules to protect people from gun accidents.'  Frum questions the “self-indulgent permissiveness” that leads conservatives down a trail of hypocrisy. 

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