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Gun Control Debate Increasing Demand For Guns In Borderland

POSTED: Monday, December 17, 2012 - 7:58pm

UPDATED: Monday, December 17, 2012 - 11:01pm

Recent mass shootings like Friday's attack on an elementary school in Connecticut and the shooting in the Oregon mall have sparked fears among gun owners and potential gun owners of future restrictions on gun ownership.  Those fears were realized Sunday when U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein of California said she will introduce a bill next month banning assault weapons.  But before that announcement, sales were already increasing at area gun shops as many were anticipating just such an announcement.  Valerie Moreno owns Country Wide Shooters off Sunland Park Drive.  She says gun control talk has been good for business.  "Definitely after this weekend, we've seen the difference...a lot of the increase is towards the what we call the assault weapons firearms, the AR-51 rifles the AKs...a lot of increase in that."

Legislation potentially banning assault weapons is expected to be introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate when Congress reconvenes in January.

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If you look at England, the murder rate before and after gun control are the same. IT HAD NO EFFECT ON MURDER. But the rate of violent crime like robbery is way up since gun control. So that destroys the liberal theory. The fact is, the PEOPLE of England are less violent. They don't have the drug and gang problem. They don't have the social problems. They have always had a low murder rate. Fix the Kooks. Ban the rhetoric.

These rash of school shooting all started getting popular during the Clinton gun ban. (West Paducah(97) ,Jonesboro(98) Springfield Oregon (98) Columbine (99) Conyers (99) the California school shooting by Charles Williams (01). Don't you remember? Banning assault rifles will have NO POSITIVE EFFECT. Remember the crime rate afterwards? It went UP! The whole reason the gun ban wasn't renewed was because the FBI stats during that 10 years were miserable.

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