Can we define common ground among all sides of the discussion? Can we define the two extremes at which we all agree, and then narrow the chasm until we find critical fracture?
For starters, can we all agree that
Good luck. If the issue was reason based it would be doable. But it is not. It is fear, greed and paranoia based on one side. This side has been at it a long time and are really entrenched. The other, rational side, just has to keep plugging away and hope we can reach enough people who are fed up with the lies and spin to actually do something.
You put a dinner knife in the hands of a convict and give him 12 hours... he will show you a sharp lethal work of art and murder utensil but I got you. There are nuclear weapons lost or misplaced. Biggest problem is hard to move around without a trail. Will you sell them? To whom? For what? When ussr broke up... I am sure something got missing. There are stories about weapons lost by israel. (beyond tom clancy). Funny since israel claims to not in power of nuclear devices. I want all guns off the hands of all civilians. only exception law enforcement. Anything else is not enough. I am not saying my wish is practical or doable. I am just saying what I want. Your statement need no revision, I guess.