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Reader comment on item: Terror & Denial [by Hadayat at LAX]

Submitted by Bob Robertson (Japan), Jul 11, 2002 at 01:04

Actually admitting such would mean that those who support private ownership of firearms for self defense would have been right all along.

"Terrorism" is a distributed threat, and is effectively answered only by a distributed response. Situational awareness and effective tools in as many hands as possible.

That is why "multiple victim murders" decrease massively anywhere that lawful carrying of arms by private citizens is made easier.

So officials who benefit from vague fears of external threats gloss over the facts?

I'm not surprised.


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