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How would you feel if the government carried out a serious ban on guns?

Here in China, the government doesn't allow the free gun sales and the man who want to have his gun (usully for protecting the forest or animals) legally must have the arm licence which is also hard to obtain.
But I hear about that in many other countries ,any adult can buy guns freely just as biscuits.But as you all know, terrible shooting accidents are happening now and then.
Does your government start to draw out decrees over gun control or gun ban?How do you feel if the government carry it out seriously? I just want to know your true feeling without any offence.Thank you!

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      Jun 25 2013: Thank you for your input, LaMar.

      As I haven't been to the US before, I'm not familar with people's ways of thinking. Now, I have two new questions for you.
      As you have mentioned, you own guns just to enjoy hunting and protecting yourself.Thus, the first question is that to most Ameicans, are self-protection and personal hobby the common reasons for having arms at home?
      The second is one that do you agree that it is the fact that almost everyone have guns at home that makes the neighborhood safe,as criminals wouldn't break into one's house at will in the fear of high power of citizens' guns?

      Look foward to your reply!
    • Jun 27 2013: Lamar, thanks for your reply regarding automobiles. As we are limited where we can reply, I am doing so here. The comparison I made was on two specific aspects of guns and automobiles: DEATHS. That comparison is absolutely true and correct. Of course there are differences in other areas. That does not make the specific comparison I made false.

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