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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

Dr_Zinj Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 11:00 AM
Boston? Really? So I guess the Tea Party broke the law. Or what "Kind" of restriction are we talking about? Something like the gun actually has to be in working order? If you let your toddler play with it you spend the rest of the day in the stocks for irresponsibility? Enlighten me.
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...