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Are Guns the Problem?

Flubadub Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 9:13 AM
The showcase called the main stream news can make any assualt anywhere seem local and totally out of control. An actual gruesome murder will make headlines for months and even years. This assualt on our senses is just one method liberal dumbocrats use to increase governmant control and convince us that only government is large enough to take care of us and our children and make us safe. Law abiding people with guns makes us more safe. Criminals and insane people do not obey laws.
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...