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Thursday, May 09, 2013

'Gun violence' plummets, and 'gun control' groups demand course change; but why?

If "gun crime" has been falling dramatically for decades, and the "gun control" advocates are still shrieking for fundamental changes in gun laws, what is their objective? It can't be "gun violence prevention," or they would be demanding more of what we have been doing with such favorable results since the mid-'90s: dropping "assault weapon" and "high capacity" magazine bans, more "shall issue" concealed carry (or, indeed, more Constitutional carry), more "stand your ground" laws, etc.

Since they are instead advocating exactly the opposite, whose side are they on? Perhaps the side that benefits from higher "gun crime" numbers? [More]

That's today's St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner. Please give it a look, and tell a friend.


Anonymous said...

States with "shall issue" CCW laws have seen a decrease in crime, and crime has decreased since the AWB expired, yet the media give the impression that "gun crimes" are up, and that convicted criminals and psychotics can legally buy guns. "More guns=less crime" is a fact, and it remains a fact even if it doesn't fit msnbc's agenda, or if it offends Hollywood's sensibilities.

Anonymous said...

If the politicians and media really wanted to prevent violent crime, they would advocate solutions that evidently work ("shall issue" carry laws, tougher penalties for violent criminals), instead of ideas that have been proven failures (banning so-called "assault weapons," trying to rehabilitate criminals). And, if the leftists in the government and media want to save lives, why focus on guns? More children drown than get shot, but you don't see any movie stars calling for a ban on swimming pools (or even for state or federal laws requiring that pools be surrounded by fences). And a lot more people die in car wrecks than from gunshots, but you never see Obama or Hollywood or the MSM demanding more seat belt laws, lower speed limits, or speed humps (or background checks for car buyers). The reason may be that Piers Morgan and Barbra Streisand have no desire to own guns, but they do want to own pools and SUV's.

MamaLiberty said...

It isn't about "safety" or "children." It's about control. Any lie that helps lead to more control will be used. Most people don't look at the big picture, and so believe the emotionally charged lies.

Spread the truth... carry your gun and work to educate those who see you with it. I don't know any other way to get the job done.