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Are Guns the Problem?

eevans Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 10:51 AM
Politicians lie to us all the time. Nothing new and it's only getting worse with their wanting total control by taking away guns. People can kill without guns and are doing so in Gun-Banned Chicago making it the Murder Capital of our country. FEMA is providing caskets even for the gang members victims........their choice of weapon being a baseball bat. Are they going to ban baseball next?
When I attended primary and secondary school -- during the 1940s and '50s -- one didn't hear of the kind of shooting mayhem that's become routine today. Why? It surely wasn't because of strict firearm laws. My replica of the 1902 Sears mail-order catalog shows 35 pages of firearm advertisements. People just sent in their money, and a firearm was shipped.

Dr. John Lott, author of "More Guns, Less Crime," reports that until the 1960s, some New York City public high schools had shooting clubs where students competed in citywide shooting contests for university scholarships. They carried their rifles to school on...