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Welcome to the Wingnut Parallel Universe Part 2B: Gun Control & Crime

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Earlier we touched on the wingnut belief that guns in the hands of civilians is an effective way to fight tyranny. We shot that one down, pun intended. But how about the claim that more guns leads to less crime as one author famously insists? Couldn’t civilians at least …

Eric Wooten, a longtime California Democratic Party activist and member of the Liberal Gun Club, checks out an 1889 Swedish Rolling Block rifle with the gun\'s owner, Marlene Hoeber. Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle