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Obama: On Second Thought, I Will Push For More Gun Control

Charles2076 Wrote: Jul 27, 2012 10:42 AM
The safest city in the U.S. is Kennesaw, Georgia (also listed as one of the top 10 living areas for families). Kennesaw requires every adult head of household to keep a home protection firearm, excepting those who have religious convictions against firearms. It has had the lowest homicide and violent crime rate of any incorporated area in the country since adopting the firearms requirement. Unfortunately, academic theory fails in the face of a large, complex, state, particularly one with liberal criminal laws and reluctance to institutionalize the mentally damaged. The fact is that predators naturally gravitate to where the most helpless prey is, so we need to remember that an armed society is a polite society.

It was just last week when White House Press Secretary Jay Carney stood in front of America and said President Obama would only work to curtail violent crime with "existing" gun laws. This was a response to reporters asking whether the President would pursue new gun control measures after a mad man killed 12 and wounded 58 people sitting unarmed in a gun-free zone theater.

The shooting has thrust the issue of gun control into the national spotlight with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg calling on both presidential candidates to better enforce gun laws on the...