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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

Georgia Boy 61 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:36 AM
Gun control laws are, first and foremost, about the control of people - not of firearms. Automobiles kill far more people every year than guns, but you never hear gun-control types speak of the need to ban cars for reasons of safety. Why? Because safety is just a convenient red herring - a distraction - from their real agenda, which is to control and ultimately tyrannize people by removing their ability to defend themselves.
Drifter33 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:50 AM
That's it in a nutshell, GeorgiaBoy.
WJF Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:40 AM
More people are killed with hammers and baseball bats than so called 'Assault Rifles'.
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...