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Gun Control & RKBA

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Wed May 11, 2016, 01:42 PM May 2016

Gun control - what's wrong [View all]

We have laws against certain acts because they objectively hurt people and help no one. Murder is an unjust, aggressive and fatally hurtful act, thus it has been codified as illegal.

Simply owning a gun hurts no one. But with gun control we try to prevent or at least make it more difficult for the criminals (and others on the prohibited list) to arm themselves. The law now makes allowing the criminal to have the gun a crime. It used to be that criminals were allowed to have guns unless they used the gun in committing crime. I'm thinking that if guns weren't used to murder, gun control wouldn't be much of an issue or at least not the issue it is today in the US.

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Gun control - what's wrong [View all] discntnt_irny_srcsm May 2016 OP
I believe the antil's.... CompanyFirstSergeant May 2016 #1
See #5 "It's not about guns; it's about control discntnt_irny_srcsm May 2016 #8
An armed citizenry is too hard to control Nuclear Unicorn May 2016 #9
as the founders intended discntnt_irny_srcsm May 2016 #10
False. Kang Colby May 2016 #2
True tortoise1956 May 2016 #3
No, they're trying to ban things *less* misused than knives and baseball bats. benEzra May 2016 #6
We can't ban knives and bats discntnt_irny_srcsm May 2016 #7
A rather under-discussed issue, I believe, is that Controllers fail to distinguish........ pablo_marmol May 2016 #4
It is not about gun control; it is about control. GreydeeThos May 2016 #5
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