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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

2nd Fundamentalist Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 12:18 PM
I got into an online discussion (local newspaper) with liberals, and they said Republicans lie. I said, show me the particulars. They didn't. I, in turn, mentioned the false Joe Sestak ad blaming Romney for Sestak's wife's death. Then, I mentioned Benghazi. Those are two deliberate (and quite obvious) lies put forth by the Democrats.
The gun control controversy is only the latest of many issues to be debated almost solely in terms of fixed preconceptions, with little or no examination of hard facts.

Media discussions of gun control are dominated by two factors: the National Rifle Association and the Second Amendment. But the over-riding factual question is whether gun control laws actually reduce gun crimes in general or murder rates in particular.

If, as gun control advocates claim, gun control laws really do control guns and save lives, there is nothing to prevent repealing the Second Amendment, any more than there was anything to prevent repealing the...