In response to:

Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

Zircon Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 2:58 PM
Watch what the Australians have to say about gun control and it's effects on reducing crime.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 6:45 PM
who CARES? the US was not formed to please the Australians,or to emulate them,or Europe.

the US was created to be DIFFERENT than Europe.

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...