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Billy Zhang

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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: Guns shouldn't be allowed without strong reasons to carry one. This should also be limited to hunting. Only law-enforcement officers, if any, should carry firearms.

    But I do not believe in legislation against carrying firearms. I believe in education and information. That way one would not need a gun, in a utopian setting.
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      Jun 28 2013: A utopian world is hghly unlikely, even I as a 15 year old can realise that.
      • Jun 28 2013: A utopian world is inherently highly unlikely. So I appreciate you as a fifteen year old realising that! :-)
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      • Jun 28 2013: I reckon my utopia wouldn't need a government. As you put it, people ought to carry guns in order to protect themselves against the government?

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