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Do Gun Bans Curb Violent Crime? (Part 2 of 3 on Reducing Violent Crime in the US)

Joe 145 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 10:49 AM
I just wish that more people understood the importance of this. Even my wife thinks that banning ALL firearms is a good idea. I have tried many times. She is unreachable on this issue. She just does not get it and probably never will. This is part of the opposition that we face.
realjd Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 1:39 PM
http://youtu.be/7vu5PbkBKQs

http://youtu.be/a_mHG-5PmBk

Maybe that will help change her mind.
I DID NOT FIGHT IN THE VIETNAM WAR FOR MY RIGHTS TO JUST BE
ABUSED LIKE THIS. ALL OF YOU WHO THINK THIS WAY, YOU CAN FORGET IT. TO ME, YOU ARE NOT AMERICAN, PERIOD.

MOLON LABE !!!!

I WILL NOT DO ANYTHING THAT VIOLATES MY 2nd Amendment right !!!

This Vietnam vet WILL NOT comply !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Houziwang Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 2:39 PM
Understanding is a wellspring of life to those who have it, but to give instruction to fools is folly.--King Solomon (from Proverbs 16:22)
Anonymous13463 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 11:57 AM
it hit me when I realized the FF put the 2nd Amendment immediately after the 1st. That's how important it was to them. Then the local PD gave a security presentation at my church. They said they believed in prayer, but that it rarely stops a bullet. You have to have good guys with guns who love others enough to try to stop the bad guy. Then I realized that the govt (fed and state) has no authority to regulate The Right To Keep and Bear.
bigdawgworking Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 11:24 AM
My wife carries a gun and can hit the 10 ring in the dark.
USNbubblehead Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 12:08 PM
Out of respect, dawg, I am withholding commentary.

A pistol range in the bedroom? I bet they're interesting practice sessions. ; )
USNbubblehead Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 12:09 PM
Alright, I failed in adhering to my first statement, utterly.
Who isn't sickened by the moral decay and heinous acts of violence across our country? My heart and prayers continue to go out to victims everywhere.

But do gun bans -- such as the one proposed this past week by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., which would outlaw 120 specific firearms -- curb violent crime?

Not according to a recent Fox News investigation titled "Assault-weapons ban no guarantee mass shootings would decrease, data shows." The report concluded, "Data published earlier this year showed that while the (Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, which was signed by President Bill Clinton) was in place, from...