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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

ocel Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 11:47 PM
Read again, gun homicides are pretty much unchanged to higher, but other homicides and ALL other violent crimes are up dramatically. The Home Office only counts a "crime" after a conviction in court, that helps them show a lower rate to keep from alarming the sheep. The UK has the highest crime rate in Europe and util the Channel Tunnel was built it was an island nation with easy to control borders.
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...