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Ted Cruz: Gun Control Doesn't Work

aintnobodygottimeforthat Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 2:51 PM
The facts on the consequences of "emotionally, I feel better" gun control laws = "what does it really matter?"
rightguard Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 2:56 PM
I think Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said it best............" What difference does it make?
aintnobodygottimeforthat Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 3:19 PM
her vapid, unserious quote was what I was going for - thank you

Freshman Senator Ted Cruz of Texas has released a statement in response to California Senator Dianne Feinstein's new ban on semi-automatic rifles, pistols and handguns.

Washington politicians shouldn’t be taking advantage of recent tragedy to try to push an aggressive gun control agenda. Real assault weapons—machine guns—are already functionally illegal, and they have been since 1934. This proposal would have done nothing to prevent the terrible murders in Newtown, but it would limit the constitutional liberties of law-abiding citizens. And gun control doesn’t work – the empirical data overwhelmingly demonstrate that strict gun-control laws consistently produce more crime...