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Do Gun Bans Curb Violent Crime? (Part 2 of 3 on Reducing Violent Crime in the US)

OldTimer Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 8:05 AM
The observation about Mr. Obama running "an administration that already has skirted around Congress and overreached the American people more than any in U.S. history." only reinforces my belief that he views his 'inauguration' , particularly the second one as a 'coronation'. Although Chief John Roberts has already made his bed with his grasping ruling on Obamacare, I hesitate to think of the consequences if something should happen to the REAL constitutional intent Justices on SCOTUS - Scalia, Thomas and Alito -- or even 'swing vote' Kennedy considering that they would be replaced by the 'progressive, bigger government' types like Stevens, Ginsburg, Breyer, Souter, Sotomayor or Kagan.
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 9:01 AM
Just imagine for a moment, "Supreme Court Justice Holder". If that doesn't send chills up and down your spine then nothing will.
OldTimer Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 9:08 AM
The Obama administration since Jan. 2009 has sent so many chills all over me that it is a wonder I haven't succumbed to frostbite.
Who isn't sickened by the moral decay and heinous acts of violence across our country? My heart and prayers continue to go out to victims everywhere.

But do gun bans -- such as the one proposed this past week by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., which would outlaw 120 specific firearms -- curb violent crime?

Not according to a recent Fox News investigation titled "Assault-weapons ban no guarantee mass shootings would decrease, data shows." The report concluded, "Data published earlier this year showed that while the (Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, which was signed by President Bill Clinton) was in place, from...