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Our View: In gun debate, let's start with what's possible

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Posted: Friday, January 25, 2013 7:30 pm | Updated: 8:28 am, Mon Jan 28, 2013.

Now that President Barack Obama has officially launched his federal gun control initiative, it's time to talk realistically about what should and shouldn't happen in the effort to reduce gun violence in America.

For starters, everyone involved in this discussion should stop talking about firearms confiscation. No law-abiding citizen should ever have to worry that an agent of the U.S. government will confiscate their guns, regardless of whether they have a single-shot .22 rifle or an arsenal of pistols and assault weapons. If you own guns that were acquired legally, they're yours — and we have every confidence they will be yours as long as you want them, so it's time to stop using the supposed threat of confiscation as a scare tactic against reasonable gun-control measures.

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