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Control Politicians, Not Guns

muhl Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 3:20 PM
"We need to hear more stories of how law-abiding gun owners have managed to thwart criminals." Wrong comment. We need to hear more stories about how laws have been legislated to reduce the legality of self-defense. There was a time when legality and self-defense went hand-in-hand. Folk who chose to do so walked about with OPENLY EXPOSED firearms. Some towns chose to exclude those who openly exposed their weapons, but those who chose weapon over entry were free to depart with no further inquiry. Show me ANY airport that will allow THAT! We need to hear more about a LOT of things that libs pretend don't happen.

If laws were enough to deter criminal behavior prisons would be empty.

The latest effort to "control" guns in America is as likely to deter someone intent on breaking the law as outlawing lust would affect one's libido. What's in a heart can't be controlled by restricting what's in a hand.

Following the Newtown tragedy, President Obama vowed to seek the passage of an assault weapons ban and hastily assembled an administration-wide gun control task force, an effort that amounts to little more than a political act designed to impress what Rush Limbaugh calls "low-information voters." Government must be...