Doesn’t matter what the “numbers” say. Everyone’s “statistics” always cater to their personal opinion. That is the flaw of statistics in the first place. Either way it wouldn’t make a lick of difference.
This entire argument isn’t about “guns” it isn’t about “safety”, it IS about POWER, CONTROL, and MONEY. Just like anything else in our miserable lives.
The current legislation is very much aware that the most effective way to obtain support for their desires is to flood the people with emotional overload. This gets them to respond in a irrational manner and gives them the “support” they need to seize more control.
They don’t care what an “assault rifle” is they only care that they can use the term to induce fear. They don’t care about our children, they only care that they can use them to induce sympathy.
The entire charade is smoke and mirrors and these people are simply actors on a large stage attempting to elicit a prescribed response. Once they get the desired response they abuse the hell out of it by procuring more power, which will make it easier to elicit a more substantial response the next time round.
The American people are being played, plain and simple.
If you take out all of the “emotional responses” from any of the arguments you find very quickly that the answers are VERY clear.
This debate is about ONE thing. SECURITY! And guess what FREEDOM IS SECURITY. The natural right to defend yourself IS SECURITY!
The United States Constitution recognizes our NATURAL RIGHTS to speak freely, and openly, and our natural right to defend ourselves (https://msalzbrenner.wordpress.com/2013/01/17/the-2nd-amendment/).
And THAT is SECURITY.
Quit letting them con you with your emotional overload.
LOOK INTO A SUBJECT before you make your choices. RESEARCH YOUR OWN INFORMATION before you argue a futile point.
And damn it! Learn to question what you are spoon fed before you agree to sacrifice your SECURITY, your LIBERTY, or your LIFE!
Freedom is responsibility, and for those of you who don’t want the responsibility, don’t let the door hit ya on the way out!