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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

Dennis1832 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 7:47 AM
I agree totally. However the gun control people start the lament that gun owners have a better chance of shooting themselves or a child getting their hands on a carelessly stored gun. I have had numerous arguments with these folks, all for nothing, their minds are made up and will not listen to facts
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...