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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

givingmho Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 8:50 AM
Who is John Galt?
Born in the USA! Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:29 AM
A fictional character
The key word is fictional!
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 8:53 AM
LawAbidingCitizen Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 9:23 AM
Earl.. Hard to say as the "Novel" really has nothing to do with the 2nd Amendment and more to do with Union and Tea Party philosophy..? Maybe he/she was pointing to an "Oppresive Government"...?
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...