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Obama on guns at the Dallas Memorial Service for the slain police

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July 12, 2016

“We flood communities with so many guns that it is easier for a teenager to buy a Glock than it is to get his hands on a computer or even… read more

“We flood communities with so many guns that it is easier for a teenager to buy a Glock than it is to get his hands on a computer or even a book.” Since the president talks about teenagers, it should be noted that it is already against federal law for some one under age 21 to buy a handgun, such as a Glock, from a licensed firearms dealer.Thus if the president is talking about legally purchased guns his statement is wrong.As to the ease of obtaining a book or a computer, there are 80 public libraries in Chicago and 95 public high schools (of course, there are also 92 private high schools in the city). For a city of 237 square miles, there is a public library every 2.85 square miles (228 square miles/80) (given that much of the city is industrial and people don't live in those areas, the true density of public libraries is higher). Since books and computers are also available for teenagers at public high schools, while the schools are equally spread out, you have on average either a l close

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