‘Gun Control Fails,’ Say Statistics from … Gun-Control Advocates – After the Newtown, Connecticut mass murder, anti-rights politicians and media shifted into high gear. The only “solution” for such a tragedy was another gun ban; within two days, Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced her version. Pundits like the Washington Post’s Ezra Klein politicized the tragedy by claiming that America is an unusually violent place, with the only answer being more gun control. There’s a problem with all of their hyperbole: it is based upon myth and manipulated data.