The Experts Agree – Gun Control Works, for them

There is a lot of talk about gun control. In my view we should be talking about gun liberalisation not gun control. Criminals don’t care about gun control laws because they are criminals, they break laws. All gun control laws do is dis-empower the law-abiding.

Jesse Ventura has a brilliant quote about gun control;

I’m all for gun control, I just define it a little differently. If you can put 2 rounds into the same hole from 25 meters, that’s gun control! If you’re going to own a gun, you have an obligation to know what you’re doing with it. When the Constitution gave us the right to bear arms, it also made us responsible for using them properly. It’s not fair of us as citizens to lean more heavily on one side of that equation than on the other.
So I support waiting periods and training requirements for gun ownership, and I like the idea that is shouldn’t be incredibly easy to get guns. I support the right to carry concealed weapons, but I think people who want a concealed-weapons permit need to pass a training and safety course. The Constitution calls for a “well-regulated militia.” In other words, you need to know how to use your weapon, and practice with it.
Where I draw the line is at gun registration. A law that says that everybody who owns a gun has to be on record is too easy to abuse.

I disagree with Jesse Ventura on concealed carry. I think we should be allowed to carry pistols but only if visible. In the states that have open carry laws there is an extremely low incidence of muggings….I wonder why.

Oswald also shows why gun control is simply removing a valid means of defence from the population.

Gun Control doesn't stop crime

Gun Control Works