Another Gun Control Post


The Writer in Black

So there was a post on the Book of Faces asking why gun owners aren’t willing to accept any “lesser” gun control. After all, if we’re not willing to “contribute to the conversation” then we have only ourselves to blame if others make the decisions for us.

I pointed out that we were contributing. He just didn’t like the answers. I then followed up with the following:

No gun laws actually accomplish the stated goals. They do not make people safer. They do not stop criminals. What purpose does a “small” (call it “reasonable” or “common sense” however much you want) regulation serve if it doesn’t stop criminals from getting and using guns if they want them? How can anything other than an absolute, total prohibition on firearms even make a dent in criminal use of guns? NBC (I believe it was) in the late 80’s did a “special” where…

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6 thoughts on “Another Gun Control Post

  1. Tim McCann October 3, 2020 / 7:09 am

    Enjoy your trip. I just checked were my sister-in law lives in Gary MN and it’s in the 30’s this morning. Brrr I’m not ready for that.

    • MaddMedic October 3, 2020 / 7:22 am

      In the 30’s here in South Central Mn.

  2. Tim McCann October 3, 2020 / 7:30 am

    Here in Hampton Roads it’s in the 60’s with a high of 69 today. Low humidity. I love this time of year.

  3. kamas716 October 3, 2020 / 8:25 am

    I’m working this weekend, 8a-8p, stop in and say “hi” at the UP&SO office if you have time.

  4. Mark lucas October 21, 2020 / 8:44 am

    Gun control is a fake news misdirecting buzz phrase. Communist democrats see the meaning of gun control as controlling law abiding citizens, but allowing criminal democrats to run free, do as they please. We the people see gun control as a misdirect from, criminal democrat control, using guns during the commission of a crime. Grammatically, gun control means hitting what you aim at nothing more. We must own the language, and hold the communist democrats accountable for all fake buzz phrases, their actual meaning, and their true intents.

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