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Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

william704 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 1:08 PM
some say there is 80,000,000 gun owners and over 300 million guns in the US. if there were a government agenda to take the guns by confiscation can you imagine each one of those 80 million resisting by killing the 1st confiscator thru the door. it would not be long before the confiscators would refuse to do their jobs.
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...