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Invincible Ignorance

jimmylynn Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 9:29 AM
Marie150 Wrote: (8:20 AM) "I do not know the exact number but an extremely high percentage of boys in prison have divorced parents." It comes down to an individual and their personal choices. People find reasons to excuse their actions and their bad choices. Many use the difficulties of their past as a crutch and an excuse for failure. Many find ways to claim victimization. Many more people who were abused as children, come from divorced homes, or were orphans without parents, have become stable, caring people and outstanding pillars of our communities. They rose above their circumstances by the choices they made in their lives. We must never diminish their accomplishments by giving creedance to those that decide to choose the wrong road
Verbivore Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 10:00 AM
yes, jimmylynn, many people from abused home have gone on to live productive lives. But the correlation between fatherless homes and prison inmates is undeniable. Something like 95% of inmates come from broken homes.

Must every tragic mass shooting bring out the shrill ignorance of "gun control" advocates?

The key fallacy of so-called gun control laws is that such laws do not in fact control guns. They simply disarm law-abiding citizens, while people bent on violence find firearms readily available.

If gun control zealots had any respect for facts, they would have discovered this long ago, because there have been too many factual studies over the years to leave any serious doubt about gun control laws being not merely futile but counterproductive.

Places and times with the strongest gun control laws have...