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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

christian86 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 12:16 PM
I grew up in rural North Alabama where we could sleep with our doors open in warm weather. Few people had locks on their doors. If we came home and our shotgun which hung over the door on two nails was missing, we knew that a neighbor had borrowed it, and it would be returned. So we can see-our nation's problems are moral, and getting worse. More self serving laws will only make the situation worse. Only God can help us. 2 Chronicles 7:14 has the answer. Perhaps, as Paul Harvey used to say, "We may, as a nation reach the stomach turning point." The enemies of God and our nation are hell bent on destroying every thing we hold dear.
rwright Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 4:47 PM
I still live in a place where doors are unlocked. People have no fear of home invasion. We look out for each other and our crime rate is almost zero. I wish everyone could live in such a place, but alas it is not in the USA.
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...