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Let's have a conversation about alcohol and guns. The arguments against guns are well known. Now let's apply them to alcohol. Alcohol leads to the corruption of youth and over 10,000 DUI related fatalities every year. Hi, @BetoORourke Yet nobody is calling for a ban on alcohol.
Alcohol contributes to rapes, murders, assaults, instances of child abuse, and spousal abuse every single day. Nobody needs alcohol. Unlike firearms, alcohol never saves lives. It's never used in self defense. Alcohol has never helped a woman defend herself against a man.
Firearms are often blamed for suicide deaths, but alcohol has driven far more people to suicide than firearms ever have.
Today people are attacking @tedcruz for a silly video where he fries bacon with a rifle barrel. People are outraged on twitter. 😱 Yet politicians drink alcohol in campaign stops all around this country and the media never scolds pols for the message this sends.
Speaking of media, why do these virtue signalers, who live to sensationalize tragedy, always treat alcohol and the deaths it causes as no big deal? *whispers* A lot of people in media are functioning alcoholics. Shep Smith lives to be a preachy scold, but not on that issue. Hmm🤔
Now if my fellow Americans won't give up their alcohol to "save just one life," why should I give up my guns? You might say "well I drink responsibly & have no reason to give it up." I am a responsible gun owner & have no reason to give them up.
Alcohol is bad for your health, yet the blue checkmark MD's on here aren't calling for bans. They've seen the victims of alcohol every night in the ER, but they don't call for bans or post #DoSomething after a kid is killed by a drunk driver. Almost as if they're huge hypocrites.
To those who instinctively want to #DoSomethingNow and trade liberty for the illusion of safety, I encourage you to think long and hard about why you are comfortable with alcohol but so very troubled by guns.
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