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Do Gun Bans Curb Violent Crime? (Part 2 of 3 on Reducing Violent Crime in the US)

OldCorps Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 12:08 PM
Alternatively, imagine that in order to stop taggers from spray-painting graffiti, we ban all paintbrushes larger than 5 inches, and paint container cans larger than one quart. If that does not work, we ban paintbrushes larger than three inches and paint container cans larger than one pint. Yep, that should stop the taggers.
Who isn't sickened by the moral decay and heinous acts of violence across our country? My heart and prayers continue to go out to victims everywhere.

But do gun bans -- such as the one proposed this past week by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., which would outlaw 120 specific firearms -- curb violent crime?

Not according to a recent Fox News investigation titled "Assault-weapons ban no guarantee mass shootings would decrease, data shows." The report concluded, "Data published earlier this year showed that while the (Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, which was signed by President Bill Clinton) was in place, from...