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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

walter299 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 6:55 AM
If they banned guns, I wouldn't have to have these background checks and I could just purchase them without the government knowing I did
Edward587 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 7:40 AM
Banning guns turn us all into criminals OVERNIGHT. Are we criminals or are we PATRIOTS ?
Dan107 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 7:32 AM
Save a lot of money that way.
Sheila8 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 7:07 AM
Exactly. It is ludicrious that they think criminals abide by the law.
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...