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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

LtScrounge Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 11:38 PM
Here's a question that I think should be asked of every gun control activist. "Which would you rather have in your hand when being attacked by a man with a knife or baseball bat? a gun or a cell phone?" Maybe they can take a picture of the guy who's about to slit their throats or bash their brains in for the police, if the attacker doesn't take the phone and smash it next.
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...