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another argument against gun control

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by 2oneight, Mar 25, 2013.

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  1. 2oneight

    2oneight Member

    Jan 31, 2011
    New Jersey
    Just caught this on one of the blogs: I know I am preaching to the choir, but it is telling!

    Wikipedia on Gun laws in Cyprus:

    Cyprus has strict gun control. Private citizens are completely forbidden from owning handguns and rifles in any calber, even .22 rimfire. Only shotguns are allowed, and these require a license. Shotguns are limited to two rounds. The only shotguns typically sold in stores are double-barreled side-by-sides or over-unders. Pump actions and semiautomatics are prohibited.

    With the ECB threatening to cut off emergency financing for tottering banks as soon as today, Cyprus’s leaders engineered another way of shrinking the island’s financial system.

    The revised accord spares bank accounts below the insured limit of 100,000 euros. It imposes losses that two EU officials said would be no more than 40 percent on uninsured depositors at Bank of Cyprus Plc, the largest bank, which will take over the viable assets of Cyprus Popular Bank Pcl (CPB), the second biggest.

    Cause and effect or coincidence, you decide.

    Just saying......Doc
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