Here we go …
The latest propaganda getting pushed by government-funded "public health experts" is, guns are "a social disease" with "sort of a contagion phenomenon."
Is a gun like a virus, a car, tobacco or alcohol? Yes say public health experts, who in the wake of recent mass shootings are calling for a fresh look at gun violence as a social disease.
What we need, they say, is a public health approach to the problem …
• Disease patterns, observing how a problem spreads. Gun ownership — a precursor to gun violence — can spread "much like an infectious disease circulates," said Daniel Webster, a health policy expert and co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research in Baltimore.
"There's sort of a contagion phenomenon" after a shooting, where people feel they need to have a gun for protection or retaliation, he said.
That's already evident in the wake of the Colorado movie-theater shootings. Last week, reports popped up around the nation of people bringing guns to "Batman" movies. Some of them said they did so for protection.
The Therapeutic State seeks constantly for new ways to control the masses.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. — Ayn Rand
But gun-control advocates aren't talking about disarming the government — owner of the greatest number of guns and most advanced weaponry (including weapons of mind-blowing mass destruction) — are they?
Why is that?
Because violence and killing are not really the issue.
For the Rulers, it's about control.
For their sycophants … it's about hate.