The Progressive Gun-Control Charade

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  1. Acujeff

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    In the wake of horrific crimes like the recent mass shooting in Oregon, many in the political class respond as if there were an easy way to keep such tragedies from happening. If it weren’t for the stubbornness of the National Rifle Association, the story goes, these deadly incidents could be prevented. Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton urged “sensible restraints,” and said if she is elected president she would use her executive authority to impose them.

    This sort of rhetoric suggests that there is a workable policy sitting on the shelf, ready for implementation. It also attempts to have it both ways, suggesting that effective gun control is possible without reaching into America’s gun safes and disarming ordinary citizens.

    After tragedy, politicians glibly call for unworkable reforms—then blame the ‘gun lobby’ when they fail.

    More at:
    http://www.wsj.com/article_email/the-progressive-gun-control-charade-1445806103-lMyQjAxMTI1MjIwNjgyMTY1Wj
     
  2. zukyota

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    The Government can't be trusted.
     
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    Ah yes, write a rule, write an executive order... Cuz people always follow the rules...


    We know she does
     
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    Ah yes! Remember, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over & over, each time expecting different results. We all know this works because the highest gun crime rates for the largest cities like NYC, Chicago, Detroit, & Los Angeles coincidentally have the strictest gun laws. Ergo, common sense must equal insanity.
     
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