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Saturday, December 15, 2012

Human Nature vs. Gun Control Laws

The bumper sticker is right: Guns don’t kill people; people kill people.  Recent slaughter at the Newtown, CT, elementary school is horrifying, but it’s just a reaffirmation of the potential for evil in human nature.  Tighter gun control laws won’t prevent such human depravity.  To the contrary, worldwide evidence shows that tighter gun controls both correlate with higher murder rates, and waste public time and money.