The logic of gun control

2013-04-23 14:42

Guns as any dictionary will show are designed to launch a projectile. Like a bow, sling-shot, cannon or blowpipe is. What screams at anyone who reads gun control articles is the unjustified fear inflicted on all.  That is irresponsible of anyone who should be trying to educate or help people by at least conveying facts rather than regurgitating the unfounded rhetoric and propaganda of gun control.

Logic and common sense just flies out the window when guns are discussed. To be replaced by often repeated emotional slogans and gun controls favourite propaganda statements.

Would a reasonable person not be aware that nothing can be more restrictive of anything than a complete ban? So do any gun control advocates have an example of a successful ban from the many they have to choose from? Do they give an example of such a restriction working to make anything harder to get? Drugs for example shipped in by the ton, freely available in every city, town and village. Prohibition of alcohol in the USA then... Well pornography, religion – there must be something somewhere. Logic or reason are not part of gun controls demands to satisfy this unjustified fear.

Totally unrelated statistics bandied about along with horror stories paraded like dancing girls to spice up the importance and imagination. Thoughts invoked to imply non-existent relationships to guns. The cries and tears of victims like a circus side show. The die warnings and desperate pleas to save the children and lives. This can happen to you if we do not remove guns. Research from tainted sources and unscrupulous researchers used to make it all sound true. This is the logic of gun control.

There are in the USA some 21 studies of self-defence with a gun. Each and everyone shows the overwhelming success, the only point of debate is how good it is.  Gun controls logical answer to facts is to make the victims of crime defenceless and give all the advantage to criminals and the mentally deranged. Does that sound like a good idea to anyone but is gun control logical?

Then we have the most puzzling aspect of gun control. Guns are the only object on this earth with the power to control people and make them do something, so removing them will change peoples minds on what they want to do. Rehabilitate criminals and restore the mentally deranged.  Suicidal people will be instantly cured.  Murderes will stopped in the act and robbers will all find gainful employment.  How logical is that but when you believe gun control can work, logic does not matter.

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