Gun Control Lost; What HappenedMaybe we should forward this to the Chicago Red Star...er, Tribune! Actually, this is a very accurate summation of a longer article in Real Clear Politics...you can read the whole thing there.
It’s really quite simple: gun control legislation did not reduce violence. Secondly, people started actually reading the text of the second amendment of the United States Constitution. Thirdly, 'laws allowing concealed weapons proliferated - with no ill effects.’
To put it more succinctly; the idea that outlawing guns makes society more safe was proven wrong, this while Americans started to realize that, just perhaps, the US Constitution actually means what it says.
Who would have thought it could be that simple?
Sunday, June 29, 2008
The LAST Last Word
From Poligazette in the Netherlands, of all places: