You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #54: You probably don't know this [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » General Discussion Donate to DU
aikoaiko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-16-11 03:33 PM
Response to Reply #53
54. You probably don't know this

but only a minority of the guns found at Mexican crimes scenes are traced back to the US civilian market. really, go look it up if you are actually interested in facts.

I didn't compare making guns and drugs, I compared buying them. We have a porous border. We can't keep anything out. Create the need for a certain black market niche and the black market will respond. US history has shown us that.

I won't lie and say that draconian gun control could not prevent some gun crimes, but I don't think it will be as effective here in the US as other places. There are already 300 million guns in circulation, no gun registry (mostly), and porous borders. The only way to get that much gun control would be to repeal the 2nd amendment.







'
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 

Home » Discuss » General Discussion Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC