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The Truth About Guns

JV4622r Wrote: Aug 06, 2012 2:02 PM
Banning guns is a double edged sword. We are cut because our constitutional rights are violated then, again because only the criminals will have them (impacting our ability to protect ourselves) as they care not for the law.
UltraMan Wrote: Aug 06, 2012 5:19 PM
You right in what you say, however double-edged sword means something that has or can have both favorable and unfavorable consequences.

The term you may be looking for is Catch-22 or double whammy, since the implications of gun control are all negative.

The tragedy in Aurora, Colorado, has led to a lot of unfortunate misinformation about firearms. Let's try to add some facts to the justified emotion.

Are Some Guns More Dangerous than Others? The shooter in Aurora had three firearms when he entered the theater: a pump action shotgun, a semiautomatic rifle and a semiautomatic handgun.

In a closed, crowded setting like a movie theater, the shotgun was probably the most lethal of the three. Every shotgun shell can spray a half-dozen or more pellets, each capable of killing or maiming a person. Twelve-gauge shotguns often fire five shells, and...