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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 11:57 AM
it hit me when I realized the FF put the 2nd Amendment immediately after the 1st. That's how important it was to them. Then the local PD gave a security presentation at my church. They said they believed in prayer, but that it rarely stops a bullet. You have to have good guys with guns who love others enough to try to stop the bad guy. Then I realized that the govt (fed and state) has no authority to regulate The Right To Keep and Bear.
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...