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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 28 2013: In England, possession of a firearm is illegal if you are not a member of the police force or in the army or something. I'm not really sure about the laws on it but I'm glad it's banned. Guns were made to kill. And I'm not religious or anything but who are we to take lives - whether they be the lives of animals or humans. I don't agree with other governments making the access to guns so common and letting the younger, easily impressionable, generation be so exposed to violence. There's no reason to complain, there are highs and lows to all the laws governments create - but banning guns is right for all of us.

    However (I couldn't help but combat my own argument), banning guns makes people more likely to purchase or use guns. It's simple psychology. Food for thought.
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      Jun 28 2013: I am not sure you are fully on point. government in the USA is a function of our constitution. The government complies and executes the laws. The law says that there is legal gun ownership.
    • Jun 28 2013: Thank God I don't live there!

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