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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

spartacus3344 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 9:44 AM
There is one major flaw with this article from Dr. Sowell. It uses common sense. America is not in the common sense business. We've been over-run by political correctness and emotional hysterics. We're a country that makes decisions based upon emotional knee jerk feelings rather than logic and reason. The gun control zealots, who haven't the first clue of what they're talking about, will bring this gun control issue to a head. There will come a tipping point. And we can wave all the facts and evidence and common sense right in their faces, and it won't make a dent.
Kevin 354 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:01 AM
It is their belief that if they hire the killer to overwhelm you on the judgement you might kill, should you defend yourself and be killed, they, themselves are not killers, but God's chosen people to enforce the "thou shall not have a gun" commandment as issued by the The United Methodist Church.
spartacus3344 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:42 AM
I don't understand a word you said.....
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...