Guns are not the only way to commit homicide. If guns are gone they can use poison, knives, hammers or anything else under the sun.
Banning a gun does not fix the issue that people will harm each other. What is used to harm people with is of little consequence.
banning guns have resulted in government abuse (given most tyrants like gun control) and you also put criminals at an advantage with law abiding
citizens. Criminals break laws because that is their nature. They also like to harm people. THey will always find a way to have an advantage over
their victims. By banning guns every criminal in the world knows that if they go to rob a home/store with a gun there will be no one who could defend
against them since the targets are disarmed. YOu could argue that you can call police but what happens in that 20-30 minutes till they show up??
People having guns is not the problem as the only people who kill or commit violent crimes are the problem. Criminals do not have to have a long
history of being criminals to be criminals as anyone can become a criminal the moment they decide to break the law.
People are the problem. YOu can ban everything under the sun and people will still kill people. All of you who support gun control/bans do not
understand that those who do the killing with guns are ciminals. You are trying to take guns from law abiding citizens. IF someone wants to kill
they will kill, it does not matter what you do. Whether they have to go above and beyond a gun ban to get a gun or if they have come up with inventive
ways to kill huge amounts of people it does not matter.
People will kill the only thing you are doing is making others more susceptible to those criminals who can acquire a gun. The power of the gun will
increase by a huge amount if you disarm the people.
ALso by banning guns you will open a black market for that. Even gun control would stimulate such a market. There is a market now with all the guns
that are illegal to possess.
Banning an item is not going to solve the problem. How is that ban on illegal substances working out??
One thing that I found somewhat funny... I have a friend who is pro gun ban and control. One day we were having a discussion about gun control and I
was telling him why I disagreed and he was telling me why he believed in it. Well as we talked he was collecting the trash in his house to take
outside. We walk outside and after he set the bags at the end of the drive way we stood there continuing our conversation.
As we were talking I notice that we did not close the front door all the way and his cat was attempting to open the door. The cat finally does and my
friend takes off running after it and loses it. He is freaking out and I tell him to relax that it will come back once it is hungry. He turns to me
and says that his cat is declawed and there are many strays running around the neighborhood and that its not safe for it to run around outside.
So I smiled and said " SO it is okay for people to walk around in public unarmed with armed criminals but its not okay for your unarmed cat to run
around with armed strays. Makes perfect sense to me! So are we to stay locked up in our house too just like mr kitty??" he just rolled his eyes at
edit on 3-8-2012 by votan because: (no reason given)