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The Gun Debate: Too Much Emotion, Not Enough Data?

The Gun Debate: Too Much Emotion, Not Enough Data?

(2:26) Freakonomics professor Stephen Dubner stresses the importance of data in the gun debate, of which there seems to be very little. His new book "When To Rob A Bank" is available from Amazon.com

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Guest: rossglory (771 days ago)

not a professor and spouting classic nra misinformation (guns are like cars). if every publicly owned gun disappeared from america tomorrow nothing would change except a lot of people would stay alive.....and maybe shooting clubs would have to become paintball centres....so not like cars at all.

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not a professor and spouting classic nra misinformation (guns are like cars). if every publicly owned gun disappeared from america tomorrow nothing would change except a lot of people would stay alive.....and maybe shooting clubs would have to become paintball centres....so not like cars at all.

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I find the difference in our use of language interesting; that common language that divides us. It took me a moment to understand your reference to a "publicly owned gun" to be what I would instinctively consider a "privately owned gun".

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I find the difference in our use of language interesting; that common language that divides us. It took me a moment to understand your reference to a "publicly owned gun" to be what I would instinctively consider a "privately owned gun".

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