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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

Mitchell73 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 4:33 PM
A bit of trivia ... in legal language "A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, (but not limited thereto) ... " The parenthesized phrase is implicit and obvious.
Luscious Lars Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 5:34 PM
And well regulated means well trained or well functioning. It doesn't mean the government needs to put a bunch of regulations on our right to keep and bear arms, as many crooked thinking liberals would have you believe.
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...