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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 12:40 PM
gun crime and violence is NOT a health or disease issue. the CDC is not who should be studying gun crime and violence,or whether gun control works. THAT is why Congress reduced their funding in the past. they were spending their money on things they had no business studying.
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...