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Do Gun Bans Curb Violent Crime? (Part 2 of 3 on Reducing Violent Crime in the US)

Anonymous13463 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 9:56 AM
"Can the liberties of a nation be sure when we remove their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people, that these liberties are a gift from God? Thomas Jefferson This is why The Liberties of The People are not Sure. This is why dependents flock to the gov for handouts. This is why people would trade a little liberty for a false sense of security. These people don’t realize that it is the US Cons that restricts and limits what an all powerful central gov can do To the People. If they knew that removing the US Cons would actually unleash a Beast like no other, they would stop and think twice.
Anonymous13463 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 9:58 AM
Notice that TJ said that it is a Conviction in the Minds of the People....knowing the truth sets men free....propaganda and lies enslaves mens minds to the will of another.
Who isn't sickened by the moral decay and heinous acts of violence across our country? My heart and prayers continue to go out to victims everywhere.

But do gun bans -- such as the one proposed this past week by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., which would outlaw 120 specific firearms -- curb violent crime?

Not according to a recent Fox News investigation titled "Assault-weapons ban no guarantee mass shootings would decrease, data shows." The report concluded, "Data published earlier this year showed that while the (Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, which was signed by President Bill Clinton) was in place, from...