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Fact-Free Crusades

OneForFreedom Wrote: Apr 16, 2013 12:12 PM
I can't hlp but wonder if the whole gun control issue is a sort of false flag - while we're all directing our attention towards this issue some other nefarious legislation will be quietly added as a rider to a "seemingly innocent" bill that we'll miss. Hopefully Mo won't miss it...
Alex_P Wrote: Apr 16, 2013 3:13 PM
Oh, they do, all right. See, e.g., CISPA.
To quote Mark Twain "No person's liberty or wallet is out of danger while Congress is in session".
He also quipped that America has one criminal class - the Congress.
Amid all the heated, emotional advocacy of gun control, have you ever heard even one person present convincing hard evidence that tighter gun control laws have in fact reduced murders?

Think about all the states, communities within states, as well as foreign countries, that have either tight gun control laws or loose or non-existent gun control laws. With so many variations and so many sources of evidence available, surely there would be some compelling evidence somewhere if tighter gun control laws actually reduced the murder rate.

And if tighter gun control laws don't actually reduce the murder rate, then why are we...