Category Archives: Handgun

Gun Control And Common Sense

It seems to me…. “Yes, people pull the trigger – but guns are the instrument of death. Gun control is necessary, and delay means more death and horror.” ~ Eliot Spitzer[1]. Let me preface my statements with the admission that … Continue reading

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Guns, Guns, And Still More Guns

It seems to me… “Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.”  ~ Ayn Rand. While the current gun debate since the incident in Newtown, Connecticut, normally focuses on mass shootings and assault weapons, far more Americans … Continue reading

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More On Guns

It seems to me… “I do not believe in taking away the right of the citizen for sporting, for hunting and so forth, or for home defense.  But I do believe that an AK-47, a machine gun, is not a … Continue reading

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Time To Say “Enough” To Guns

It seems to me… “Now is the time for a national policy on guns that takes the loopholes out of the laws, the automatic weapons out of our neighborhoods, and the tragedies like today out of our future.”  ~ Boston’s … Continue reading

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Too Many Guns

It seems to me… “It defies common sense that stores are fined for selling toy guns to children, but someone who isn’t even allowed to board an airplane in this country can purchase as many real guns he wants with … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Gun Control

It seems to me… “America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.”  … Continue reading

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Crime and Punishment

It seems to me… “Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State’s failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.”  ~ H. G. Wells. The percentage of a country’s population in prison probably is … Continue reading

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