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Meet my son Kyle.

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HOUSTON (FOX 26) - A University of Houston graduate student is doing an unusual study. He's going to give away 20-gauge single-shot shotguns in high-crime neighborhoods to see if it reduces crime.

"We're not just tossing a bunch of shotguns into a community and walking away," says Kyle Coplen. "What we're doing is finding residents who are interested in protecting themselves. we're not forcing guns on anyone."

He's started a group called the Armed Citizens Project. Here's the criteria for residents to get guns straight from its website:

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I hope I get to meet your son Kyle

and shake his hand. WOW.
How come I can only up vote this once? lol!

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if it reduces crime, there will be those that say, "look, you only need one bullet to protect yourself."

I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy

Awesome. Hope Shiela Jackson

Hope Shiela Jackson Lee doesn't get wind of this happening in her district or she might try to stop it. Her husband is president of Student Affairs at UH.

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You must be very proud!!!

You gotta love young people. He found a way to make the issue about self-defense.

A million upvotes to you!!

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