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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

Angel56 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 8:22 AM
In another article, I just read that local Sheriffs have the authority to supercede any of 'O's' gun control laws. The Sheriffs have more authority than 'O' does, so 'O' can't take away your gun, even if 'O' throws a tantrum!!!
mhood175 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 8:44 AM
Some of the sheriff's across the country have stated they would NOT uphold any gun laws voted in. Good for them- they are at least trying to save the citizens they are responsible for since crime quadruples when these gun laws are incorporated! Then, the only people around that have guns will be the criminals and YOU are helpless to defend yourself. You can't take a sling-shot to a gun fight!
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...