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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

bhirsh Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 8:05 PM
You know that when Madison wrote that Amendment, it only prohibited the federal government from infringint the right. Since, we have the 14th Amendment and the McDonald holding. You really need to update your database.
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...