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Claim  Response
Turn the other cheek
 Jesus is saying the if anyone is committing violence, we should continue to allow the injury, regardless of the circumstances.
R1 - In this claim, it would seem that even fleeing violence would be prohibited by the Gospel. This cannot be the case, because several times in the Gospels there are events where Jesus is under threat of violence or death, before his appointed time to die, and he flees or disappears.
He who lives by the sword dies by the sword
 If you own a gun, you will die by getting shot. Or at least you are more likely to die by getting shot.
 R1 - You are more likely to die in a traffic collision if you drive a car.
He who lives by the sword dies by the swordGun ownership is a part of the culture of death. 
 Love your enemies
  
 Blessed are the peacemakers
  

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