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Subject:  An armed society is... Date:  12/15/2012  11:28 AM
Author:  xLife Number:  1845317 of 2224023

...a polite society.

Although the State of Israel disproves that aphorism, a lot of gun rights folks are pointing to ubiquity of firearms in Israel as a deterrent to violence like yesterday's school shooting in Connecticut.

On the CT School Shooting: Just Remember, Israeli Schools Are Protected With GUNS

http://www.debbieschlussel.com/57370/on-the-ct-school-shooti...

Yes they are.

But Israel also has very strict gun control laws.

For example, you can't own a firearm until you are 27 years old, unless you're in the military. And there are strict background checks, rigorous licensing and limits on ammunition.

http://www.gunpolicy.org/firearms/region/israel

So... 2nd Amendment fans, be careful what you wish for.
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