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Invincible Ignorance

pbeckman Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 11:03 AM
Thomas Sowell, you are an inspiration and so smart. Don't ever give up telling it like it is! I think maybe the factor that alot of these crimes have in common is the use of prescription drugs for what ever mental problems people have. There are dangerous side effect to these medications such as hostility. Has anyone asked if this man was on medication for his mental problems? Just wondering.

Must every tragic mass shooting bring out the shrill ignorance of "gun control" advocates?

The key fallacy of so-called gun control laws is that such laws do not in fact control guns. They simply disarm law-abiding citizens, while people bent on violence find firearms readily available.

If gun control zealots had any respect for facts, they would have discovered this long ago, because there have been too many factual studies over the years to leave any serious doubt about gun control laws being not merely futile but counterproductive.

Places and times with the strongest gun control laws have...