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|Subject: Re: Connecticut||Date: 12/14/2012 7:51 PM|
|Author: MissEdithKeeler||Number: 46793 of 78864|
Same for drunk driving. How well did that work out for prohibition?
What is it, 40,000 to 50000 slaughtered on the roads each year, half of them by drunk drivers?
Lots of innocent kids, too...wiped out by 7th conviction DUI types who intercst and the libs will never put in jail, nor remove their driving licenses other than for a slap on the wrist and a promise to get 'treatment'.....
This is SUCH a stupid argument, and I'm tired of hearing it.
Learn something. Maybe even read the MADD website, which notes that 211 children were killed by drunk drivers, more than half of them were riding with the drunk driver.
Your number of 40-50K people "slaughtered on the roads" is ridiculous. The number was around 11,000, per the New York Times, whose numbers I trust more than yours.
26 people killed today. 12 in Aurora. 6 at the Sikh temple. 7 in Oakland. 2 in New York. 5 in Minneapolis. 3 in Milwaukee. These are just the nationally-publicizeds shootings. That's 61 people dead right there and doesn't include all of the additional people who were injured.