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(TFC) Washington, DC – A church was shot up by a lunatic. The gun control lobby would have you believe that gun control reduces murders. Gun bans have always had the same effect once implemented: none.The US government never lets a tragedy or crisis pass without attempting to find a new way to restrict the American people. They do not create a (sustained) period of increased murders, nor do they reduce the rate of homicides.The reasoning is pretty clear: you need rifles to overthrow a government.Poverty has a greater correlation to violent crime than access to firearms. In short, we don’t have a gun problem in the United States, we have a cultural problem. Most people in the gun control lobby know nothing about firearms or their construction.Everything you need to manufacture firearms is available at Home Depot.
The materials needed to manufacture a 12 gauge shotgun cost about .In that period, it fluctuated between 0.1 and 0.6 per 100,000 people. It is currently trending down, but is within the fluctuations exhibited in other nations. Gun control has no significant impact on murder rates. Why would the governments of these nations want a disarmed populace?Immediately after the ban, the murder rate shot up to 1.6 per 100,000 people in 1975. Removing firearms does not typically create massive lawlessness. For the answer, it is best to look at a nation that has had long-time gun bans that is currently relaxing their laws. For the first time in recent memory, a Russian citizen can carry a firearm.The prohibited items speak volumes about what a government’s motive behind disarming the population is.Russia has allowed “smoothbore long barrelled guns, pistols, revolvers, and other firearms, as well as Tasers, and devices equipped with teargas.” That’s almost everything, what is still banned? So the Russian government has made it clear that the real objective is to remove rifles from civilian hands.How is the battle against that black market working out?