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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

Ron781 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 9:21 AM
I wonder if Obama would have won the 2012 election if the gun control issue had been raised during the campaign? Two of his primary voting blocks are probably the most armed groups around.
45caliber Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:17 AM
But those two voting blocks are certain that they won't be the ones forced to give up their guns. After all, their MAN is in office and he will take care of them.
1375 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 9:27 AM
He would have have won if he had been found in bed with a dead girl or a live boy. The media was INSTRUMENTAL in assuring his victory by minimizing stories that could hurt him (BENGHAZI, the economy, his transcripts, birth cert, vacations, etc.) ALL minimized. had it been GWB or any Repub all that stuff would have been playing every day all day up until the election.
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...