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How Guns Are Like Nukes

ElihuE Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 10:30 AM
Wow; Ms Charen; I just finished reading all 53 comments to your very ignorantly composed column: I don't believe I saw even one comment agreeing with you. Maybe it's time for you to write for the Huff Post...

I stand out among my conservative friends in disliking guns. I favor reasonable restrictions on the Second Amendment, such as bans on fully automatic weapons, background checks for purchases and forbidding the sale of guns to those with histories of mental illness or criminality.

Yet I cannot agree with liberals that more gun control will lead to fewer gun crimes.

President Obama's choice for defense secretary, Chuck Hagel, actually illuminated one of the weaknesses of the gun control case. Hagel had been closely associated with Global Zero (though he's since repudiated it), a movement dedicated to "the elimination of all nuclear...