Control vs Restrictions A.K.A. Bait and switch

We are seeing the words “gun control” being replaced by the phrase “gun restrictions” in America. No doubt that will follow suit shortly in Canada.

From Merriam Webster’s Dictionary:


verb \kən-ˈtrōl\

con·trolled con·trol·ling

Definition of CONTROL
transitive verb
a archaic : to check, test, or verify by evidence or experiments b : to incorporate suitable controls in <a controlled experiment>
a : to exercise restraining or directing influence over : regulate b : to have power over : rule c : to reduce the incidence or severity of especially to innocuous levels <control an insect population> <control a disease>
intransitive verb
: to incorporate controls in an experiment or study —used with for <control for socioeconomic differences>
con·trol·la·bil·i·ty \-ˌtrō-lə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
con·trol·la·ble \-ˈtrō-lə-bəl\ adjective
con·trol·ment \-ˈtrōl-mənt\ noun


verb \ri-ˈstrikt\

Definition of RESTRICT
transitive verb
: to confine within bounds : restrain
: to place under restrictions as to use or distribution

Examples of RESTRICT

     The new law restricts smoking in public places. They have accused the government of trying to restrict free speech. They say the government is trying to restrict them from speaking out. Liberals goals and agendas restrict people’s liberty to lives their lives by their free will and coice.

Origin of RESTRICT

Latin restrictus, past participle of restringere
First Known Use: 1535

Related to RESTRICT



verb \ri-ˈstrān\

Definition of RESTRAIN
transitive verb
a : to prevent from doing, exhibiting, or expressing something <restrained the child from jumping> b : to limit, restrict, or keep under control <try to restrain your anger>
: to moderate or limit the force, effect, development, or full exercise of <restrain trade>
: to deprive of liberty; especially : to place under arrest or restraint
re·strain·able \-ˈstrā-nə-bəl\ adjective
re·strain·er noun

Examples of RESTRAIN

    The liberal could restrain himself no longer. Hospital orderlies needed to restrain the liberal. The liberal was restrained and placed in a holding cell. The liberal could barely restrain his anger. The manufacturer took measures to restrain liberal interference.

Origin of RESTRAIN

Middle English restraynen, from Anglo-French restreindre, from Latin restringere to restrain, restrict, from re- + stringere to bind tight — more at strain
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to RESTRAIN


Gun Restriction = Gun Control = Loss of Liberty

No matter what theses forked-tongued snake-oil salesmen use for words to fluff up their propaganda in the quest to take your personal property? It is still control to take your Liberty away.

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One Response to Control vs Restrictions A.K.A. Bait and switch

  1. v65magnafan says:

    Hey, what foresight! A whole shipload of firearms in Canada are already restricted.

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