By Doug Book, staff writer
Because the Regime’s “Fast and Furious” scheme to manufacture a national hue and cry for more restrictive gun control legislation failed in such a spectacular way, the left has reverted to the fraudulent mantra so often used to separate the American people from their God given and 2nd Amendment guaranteed rights…the need for “common sense” gun legislation.
The right to own a firearm, “…is subject to common sense regulation just like most of our rights are subject to common sense regulation” said candidate Obama in 2008. (1)
“The City of Chicago has gun laws, so does Washington, DC”, he continued. “The notion that somehow local jurisdictions can’t initiate gun safety laws to deal with gangbangers and random shootings on the street isn’t borne out by our Constitution.”
That the Supreme Court later ruled the famed Constitutional Law professor’s “common sense” claims fundamentally wrong on so many levels is a testament to Obama’s qualifications as anything but a Marxist street thug and community organizer.
According to the Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence, the nation’s “…weak gun laws make weapons too readily available to dangerous people, [making] everyone a target for gun violence.”
Of course, like most of the left, the Brady Campaign (formerly Handgun Control Inc) view as dangerous any gun owner not government trained, government certified and government employed.
Therefore, the organization’s agenda to register and eventually confiscate firearms from the American people proceeds with no regard for the difference between the law abiding and the truly dangerous.
Why? Because to the left, “…there is a regular relationship between the availability of weapons to the general public and the rate at which crime[s] occur…” In short, more guns=more crime, irrespective of who owns them.
It is a belief which bears no resemblance to the facts.
Gun ownership is “higher among Whites than among Blacks, higher among middle aged people than among young people, higher among married people than among unmarried people, higher among richer people than poor…”
Therefore, according to the fallacy of “more guns=more crime”, those most likely to be gun wielding American killers are well-to-do, White, middle aged married men and women!
But the fact is, more guns do NOT result in more crime. Guns in the hands of CRIMINALS result in more crime. And in the US and elsewhere, the majority of those hands are Black.
Department of Justice statistics for 2005 show that Blacks, who made up 12.1% of the population, accounted for 52.2% of murders. Whites, including Latinos, represented 74.7% of the population and committed 45.8% of murders.
This translates to 24.7 murders committed per 100,000 blacks. There were 3.38 murders per 100,000 whites, including Latinos.
When Anglo whites are separated from Latino Whites, the figures show 7.73 murders per 100,000 Latino-whites and 2.63 murders per 100,000 Anglo-Whites.
If Mr. Obama is determined to add to the nation’s bloated thicket of firearms legislation, “common sense” dictates he suspend efforts against the law abiding, independent, White, middle aged, married gun owner–the dedicated target of the past 50 years of gun control legislation.
Instead, “common sense” should be exchanged for HONEST and gun crime addressed where it occurs and by whom it is committed.
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This day in history July 29
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