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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

AmyDB Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 2:23 PM
Another shooting at a "gun free zone" TX. Lone Star College in Houston
AmyDB Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 2:24 PM
A moment of silence for the wounded.

Prayers would not be a bad thought to my mind.
SVARA Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 2:29 PM
You are once again correct Kinslady Amy DB.
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...