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Biden: This Isn't Gun Control, It's Gun Safety

MascisMan Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 10:26 AM
"It is true that the vast majority of gun deaths in America are not a consequence of the use of an assault weapon, but that begs the issue of whether or not assault weapons have any utility." Corvettes don't hold any utility either. Oh wait cars don't kill people though. Oh wait, yes they do (more than guns) Non-sporting breed dogs don't hold any utility either (per the definition of the category). Neither does alcohol.
GodsLaws Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 10:33 AM
Even if EVERY DEATH IN AMERICA was caused by guns, it would still be immoral, unconstitutional and impossible to eliminate guns.

Prohibition doesn't work. The gun-banners know it. The drug banners know it. Alcohol banners know it.

All bans do is turn otherwise peaceable, law-abiding people into criminals, therby subjecting them to the usurpation of their inalienable rights.

“There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.” Ayn Rand

As Leah already reported, yesterday Vice President Joe Biden held a Google+ hangout so he could answer direct questions about new gun control measures being pushed by the administration. On top of saying shotguns are better to use if you want to hit someone, Biden also said the administration's new push isn't gun control but "gun safety." Biden also argued that because assault weapons aren't used often to kill people, they should be banned.

"It is true that the vast majority of gun deaths in America are not a consequence of the use of an assault...