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    No, they don't. Not allowed. I don't think that's...

    No, they don't. Not allowed. I don't think that's allowed either.Definitely not allowed.

    The article made it very clear that the law allows them no computer storage or search capability...
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    No it doesn't. There were two months in early...

    No it doesn't.

    There were two months in early 2018 when there were more murders in London than in NY. But for the rest of that year and for any other longer period, including every year in the...
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    The problem is that there are apparently an awful...

    The problem is that there are apparently an awful lot of dealers (more gun dealers than supermarkets!!!) and they often don't stay around.
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    How to trace a gun in the US

    A very interesting article here about how the US authorities manage to trace weapon owners without being allowed to use any computer assistance.

    Also contains lots of information about how many...
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    "There are no cats in America".

    "There are no cats in America".
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    There no direct data to support that, but that...

    There literally isn't data to support that - and cannot be - which is why we rely on experience.[/quote]There no direct data to support that, but that doesn't mean it's unsupported. For example, the...
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    cf Jurassic Park III.

    cf Jurassic Park III.
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    Two words: "Constructive dismissal".

    Two words: "Constructive dismissal".
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    IIRC there was a major outcry in the 1970s when a...

    IIRC there was a major outcry in the 1970s when a news report showed a man being executed. I doubt there would be as much of an outcry today.
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    I know. I took that into account. That's why I...

    I know. I took that into account. That's why I also linked to population figures.
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    Correct. But the specific culture change...

    Correct. But the specific culture change mentioned occurred in the wrong time frame.

    Incidentally, since you're against poor arguments being used, you shouldn't say that guns were more prevalent...
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    You can't draw conclusions about what happened in...

    You can't draw conclusions about what happened in a decade from only seven years of data.It contains a list of incidents. That is data.

    I note you haven't complained that MM used a Politico hit...
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    Why is it absurd? Please explain how something...

    Why is it absurd?

    Please explain how something that changed more than 50 years ago can be a direct factor influencing the behaviour of people who had not been born.
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    It is in line with MM's chart. But MM's chart...

    It is in line with MM's chart. But MM's chart doesn't include any data since 2016, rendering it useless for finding out whether there has been an increase in the last ten years.

    More...
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    Oh, I see what you mean. It's a 2-year maximum.

    Oh, I see what you mean. It's a 2-year maximum.
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    Since I'm fight-picking, the nuclear family and...

    Since I'm fight-picking, the nuclear family and prayer in schools are very different things.

    I just don't think there is a connection between school prayer removal and mass shootings. Other...
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    I suspect that in practice it is.

    I suspect that in practice it is.
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    Agreed. UK law does exactly that, by making it...

    Agreed.

    UK law does exactly that, by making it an offence to refuse to decrypt data subject to a court warrant. Though obviously some people consider a two-year sentence preferable to what they...
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    I know. It shows that removing prayers from...

    I know. It shows that removing prayers from public schools is not the only cause of mass shootings, and may not be a cause at all.
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    That source does not include any data beyond...

    That source does not include any data beyond 2016. Educate yourself.
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    That was more than 50 years ago. It does nothing...

    That was more than 50 years ago. It does nothing to explain why mass shootings have increased in the last ten years.
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    No, we know that 30% of those suspected of not...

    No, we know that 30% of those suspected of not being families weren't actually families. That doesn't include those who weren't suspected of being unrelated, so the % of "families" who were actually...
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    Who is ignoring it? I don't think anyone has said...

    Who is ignoring it? I don't think anyone has said that there aren't some cases of misclaimed parentage.

    30% of those suspected is not anywhere near a majority.
  24. Facts like your sub-glacial Antarctic cityscape?

    Facts like your sub-glacial Antarctic cityscape?
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    Ironic...

    Ironic.
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