A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from August 31, 2012
“Gun control is not about guns—it’s about control”

"Gun control is not about guns—it’s about control” is a popular anti-gun control saying that has been printed on many posters. The saying has been cited in print since at least 2000.


22 October 2000, Denver (CO) Post, “House expected to stay in GOP hands” by Trent Seibert, pg. 25:
Gun control is not about guns, it’s about control.

Google News Archive
16 January 2001, The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA), “Firearms: So, go to where the strict laws are,” pg. A11, col. 1:
Gun control is not about guns. It’s about control.
(...)
D. D. Liepelt
Colbert

Google Books
The Political Junkie Handbook:
The Definitive Reference Book on Politics

Compiled and edited by Michael Crane
New York, NY: S.P.I. Books
2004
Pg. 280:
Gun control is not about guns; it’s about control.

Google Books
The American Way
By Mark Fennel
Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, Inc.
2004
Pg. 36:
Gun control is not about guns; it’s about control.

5 October 2004, Bennington (VT) Banner, “Letters to the editor”:
Gun control is not about guns, it’s about control.

LewRockwell.com
January 25, 2008
Get Good With Gun Gab
by Greg Perry
(...)
Gun control is not about guns; it’s about control.

Washington (DC) Times
Inside the Beltway
By Jennifer Harper INSIDE THE BELTWAY-The Washington Times Tuesday, April 20, 2010
(...)
“Gun control is not about guns, it’s about control.”
“Armed gays don’t get bashed.”
- Protest signs from Patriot’s Day gun rights rallies on Monday

The State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)
Letter: Gun control not about guns
THE STATE JOURNAL-REGISTER
Posted Jul 05, 2011 @ 12:02 AM
(...)
Gun control is not about guns, it’s about control! Note: Criminals already have guns and don’t need a concealed-carry permit.
Frank Tureskis, Glenarm

Google Books
Politically Un-Correct:
America’s Crisis and Some Ways We Can Save Our Country

By Robert Alan
Bloomington, IN: iUniverse
2012
Pg. 94:
Gun control is not about guns; it’s about control.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • (0) Comments • Friday, August 31, 2012 • Permalink