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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

alphonsejones Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 8:10 AM
these clowns on the left always turn a blind eye to those they always see as victims. In their quest to save others from the bad choices they have made about their lives they think that giving them additional free passes will one day turn them into productive citizens meanwhile releasing true crime stats is the easiest way to avoid looking at the problem, pretending the problem exists elsewhere and not around them
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...