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Gun's DON'T kill by Shattered-Godess Gun's DON'T kill by Shattered-Godess
"Guns kill like spoons make people fat."

that's why...

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"Guns kill people like
pencils miss spell words
cars make people drive drunk
and
spoons made Rosie 'O Donnell Fat..." -Gun owners of America
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LykkiRykki Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
To anyone who says it's the gun who kills someone, you have to remember who pulled the trigger, the person holding the gun.
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WhatsInAName99 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
"If guns kill people, I can blame miss spelled words on my pencil." - Larry the Cable Guy (who, despite the "stupid hick" act he puts does on stage, actually has an advanced degree in Political Science) 
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Starlow-FTW Featured By Owner May 25, 2013
I think America's left likes to place accountability on inanimate objects instead of people. Guns kill people. 2 liter sodas make people fat (thanks to Idiot Bloomberg for that gem).
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vaidlus Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Professional Artist
While it may be true that people kill people, how do they do it? With lethal weapons, such as guns.
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Starlow-FTW Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013
Cain killed his brother with a stone.

If indeed guns kill people, why do we have prisons for people, again? Either the people do, or they use tools and the tools do it. You never judge something by its abuse- if you did, water and cars would be banned.
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vaidlus Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Professional Artist
Cain as in Cain and Abel? If so, why use mythology as a reference? That's like me randomly stating Zeus killed titans with lightning, it serves no purpose.

You fail to listen. People kill people, but the method often used is a gun. People pull the trigger, the gun fires and the bullet kills the victim. That's how it works.
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Starlow-FTW Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013
How things are said sometimes matters more than what is said. Saying that basically was my way of telling you that people kill others with anything. Anything can be used.

No, that's all that needs to be said. People kill people. Guns don't sprout legs and pull their own triggers. Someone else did it. Guns do more good than harm because more gun wielders have good intents rather than malicious ones. Besides, banning guns to stop crime is like banning the stealing of money in order to prevent bank robberies.
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vaidlus Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Professional Artist
Sometimes, but not in this case. Referencing a myth holds no credibility over political or social policies.

People kill people with those guns. Yes, many are good and law abiding. But even among the law abiding, accidents happen and guns are stolen from them. Intent is only one factor.
Stealing money is banned, it's called robbery. So based on what you just said, saying banning guns to stop crime is like banning robbery to stop robbery? Think before you talk.
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Starlow-FTW Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013
No, but it was a different way of saying the same thing. It flows better.

No offense to you, but you're deep as a piece of paper. Murder and robbery are already illegal. Murderers who use guns are kind of already criminals, and so gun control will be meaningless. Laws are meant to apply to those who will actually follow them. You think a bank robber is going to stop robbing banks because stealing money is suddenly illegal? It's about as likely as a murderer that will stop killing people because he's using an illegal weapon without a license. Oh, but his/her victim who would ordinarily be armed to stop them? Yeah, they were foolish enough to follow the law. You want to stop violence, go deeper. The fact that the existence of a psychopath who thinks that murdering a group of children is okay... THAT'S the real problem that should be solved in the first place, isn't it?
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vaidlus Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Professional Artist
Maybe in your mind.

Deep as paper? That's a new one. Not funny, but new.

Gun control is meaningless because criminals disregard the law? So what are you proposing, that guns be unregulated and not controlled? That's one of the principles of militaristic anarchy.

Stealing money is already illegal, it can't get "suddenly" illegal. So saying that banning robbery wont stop robbery makes no sense.
There are more ways of defending yourself, property and others without guns. I'll give you a quick rundown.
-knives
-baseball bats
-tire irons
-pool cues
-chairs
-spears
-swords
-bow and arrow
-crossbow
-explosives
-attack dogs
-chemicals
-hot oil
-heavy paper weights
-stun rods
-your own body
I could go on and on. Dangerous people have always existed and people have always been able to defend themselves without guns, why do we suddenly need them now? Does their possession of a gun somehow make them magically immune to peoples resistance attempts? Of course not. You WANT guns, you DON'T need them.

Thing is, you cannot cure a psychopath. You cannot always tell if someone is before hand. Guns will not and does not change that simple fact.
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Simiod Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
well, just saying, they DO help.
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DFdirector Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Let's not forget that pencils misspell!
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prestonthecarartist Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Student Photographer
I agree! :D
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nanashi89 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
[link]
Obama to announce gun control proposal Wednesday
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nanashi89 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
[link] Biden says Obama could use executive orders to restrict guns
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RockyGems Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Student General Artist
Try having the butt of one rammed into the base of your skull and get back to me on that.
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Shattered-Godess Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
Well it appears not to have killed you. So it stands to reason that my statement is still valid. Oh, and let us not forget someone else hit/rammed you in the back of head with it. This is unless it is a magical gun that floated off of where ever it was sitting and attacked you. In which case I suggest seeing a professional for such things.
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EvilVampireDucky Featured By Owner May 30, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
i think spoons can kill people too.....many ways, actually...
I have come to the conclusion that spoons are more dangerous than guns.
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Shattered-Godess Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011
Agreed! XD
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nlmchaos12 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011
I love this! INSTAFAVE!
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minicoopermaverick Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Amen
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SteamPunk-Anime Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2010  Student Filmographer
I think the gun helps though, just saying.
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frazzimals Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2010
So true
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rambo4567 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2010
its all about the person behind the gun
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Shattered-Godess Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2010
yep
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Shattered-Godess Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2010
It has been my safe guard a few times
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MarikBentusi Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2010
On the other hand, spoons weren't designed to make people fat (unless you smell conspiracy) whereas guns were designed to kill people.

Still, I agree, having guns doesn't mean you are or will become a killer.
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124085 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2010
I agree wholeheartedly with this.
I just wish more people saw things like this
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Duriel-999 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2010
I agree
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Exotice1911 Featured By Owner May 8, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Though my gun does make me feel safe...I've had an instance where if I didn't have it, I would have been in a lot of trouble.
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mariposa-rosa Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2008
you could always change the make people fat into killing them, cause if you eat way to much it will kill ya XD
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Shattered-Godess Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2008
i suppose
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sayuri-pants Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2008
I love it. I agree totally.
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Shattered-Godess Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2008
^^
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DimensionSifter Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the only flaw in the point is that guns were made to kill,
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troodon9999 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
I don't see that as a flaw in the point... the point isn't what guns were or were not made to do. A gun is a tool. If you hit your thumb with a hammer, that's not the hammer's fault.

One must concede that a handgun at least, has only two purposes: putting holes in people, or threatening to do so. It is a tool of self defense in the sense that it's a deterrent, or a response, to an attack... but it can be used offensively as well. The intent however lies with the wielder of the gun, not the gun itself. If guns did not exist, murder still would... people would just use other means to kill.
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Shattered-Godess Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2008
it can be argued that they were made for self defense, and in many cases that means killing
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