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If people believe there can be change without constraining law abiding citizens rights then they should sign. Here are some statistics for you.
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children of every age from 2 to 14 years old (based on 2001 figures, which are the latest mortality data currently available from the National Center for Health Statistics).
Imagine a plane full of people crashing, killing everyone on board, every single day. That's how many people die on America's roads daily, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
"Motor vehicle crashes in the United States result in more than 40,000 deaths per year," says the Institute in the journal Injury Prevention. "That is, on each of the 6,209 consecutive days included in this study, an equivalent of a plane load or more of people died on the roads."
We do not outlaw cars. What has happened is a travesty but it is no reason to blame the NRA, or those who responsibly own semi-automatic, or assault weapons. We need to address the real issue. That issue is what or whom is behind the weapon.