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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

Sooner Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 11:40 AM
I'm all for gun control. Everyone should learn how to maintain a steady sight picture.
AmyDB Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 11:52 AM
gun control to this old Marine is putting all my rounds in the X ring without breaking a nail.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 12:49 PM
it's dumb to have long nails anyways. and a waste of good money maintaining them.
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...