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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

Neal from PA Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 9:53 AM
PEOPLE KILL…guns are only one of many tools that evil and those mentally incompetent chose to accomplish their evil deeds. Laws are made to protect you…is a misnomer…show me one law that actually protects you. Laws are made to deter and punish the criminal act after it has been committed, not before. Laws made by moral people are for moral people; for criminals only respect the laws they want too. When a lawbreaker breaks the law he suddenly has rights to protect him…what about the victims of lawbreakers, where are their rights. They have none, only a Government that says it is protecting you. The only person that can protect you from criminals is…YOU! http://whyobamawilllose.blogtownhall.com/
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...