Rather than debating gun control, we should be debating ways to diminish violent crime. Posted By: Bookworm 1/11/2013 3:57:08 PM Bookworm Room, by Bookworm Original Article
Words matter, President Obama once said. He’s right. How we choose words gives a very good insight into our feelings upon the subject under discussion. In the current debate regarding the Second Amendment, conservatives have made the mistake of ceding oratorical control to the Left. How? By accepting the phrase “gun control” as the operative phrase to describe the debate. Calling the debate “gun control” presupposes that there will be control — i.e., that government control over guns is the end, rather than the means.