Do we need gun control?

2013-01-03 09:13

With the recent shooting in the USA this question has once again risen to the surface mainly spurred on by gun control trying to promote more acceptance of stricter laws. Gun control claims that such restrictive laws and obviously complete bans of guns will make us all safe from being shot. The argument and inducement presented is if there were no guns nobody would be shot by a gun.


There is no example of a successful ban of any object or substance yet daily people express the belief and request that things must be banned to prevent others getting hold of them. It would appear that governments like bans and control because governments far prefer to create legislation that controls and restricts rather than address the actual causal problems. Problems which invariable relate to social problems government has failed to address.

Any such claim by our police or government should be immediately labelled as a deliberate lie and the person making the statement stripped of all authority. There is absolutely no hope of any ban or restriction on firearm ownership making the slightest difference to crime, the supply of guns to criminals who ship drugs in by the ton or increasing our safety. Gun control is not about guns, it is about control. Your control. One could argue slaves safety is provided by the master but who provides safety from the master

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