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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

GrumpyCat Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 11:36 AM
As in infinitely wise intellectual, extrapolating upon the fantastic new wisdom that we are safer when guns only hold 10 rounds of ammunition or fewer, I wish now to solve the fuel crisis: Limit all motor vehicles to 10 gallons of fuel or less. If it works for guns, it will work for cars. Right? I am an intellectual and having thought about this for 5 minutes now approve of this message.
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...