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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

Ammendment2 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 7:26 PM
Constitutionally there is no such thing as an illegal weapon or gun control laws. All laws dealing with gun control are an infringement on 2nd amendment rights. Without the 2nd amendment the constitution would never have been ratified. For those who like the idea of gun controls, I have to ask, Do you wipe your own butts? Or is it you prefer to have someone else control your every action so you don't need to claim responsibility for your own excrement? I for one prefer my liberty. I also live in the real world where the cops are never there when you could use their help.
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...