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New York Governor: Gun Confiscation on the Table

Chicken George Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 9:54 PM
Consider all the rich affluent 'beautiful people' who have parties where the finest cocaine flows like water. Also consider the average office worker, bus driver....etc who uses crack cocaine, marijuana or heroine on a regular basis. These are people that drives the drug demand that fuels that drug war on our southern border where thousands of people have died and threatens to turn an already corrupt Mexico into a narco-state. The illegal drug trade in America alone generates sum 50-60 billion dollars per year. That's a lot of incentive. This is also the trade that creates the demand for guns of all sorts, including the dreaded assault rifle.
Chicken George Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 10:14 PM
Many of these drug users are the very people who are clamoring for gun control. Therefore, for any gun control to be effective and for gun violence to be reduced, would you not have to have some degree of control over the illegal drug trade?
In short, as long as America and the West has this huge insatiable appetite for illegal drugs you will always have an abundance of guns be it legal or illegal.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is getting his gun control proposals ready and they're looking pretty unconstitutional.

He added that he was focusing his attention on changing state laws restricting the possession of assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. The governor described the state’s existing ban on those items as having “more holes than Swiss cheese.”

“I don’t think legitimate sportsmen are going to say, ‘I need an assault weapon to go hunting,’ ” he said. At the same time, he noted that he owns a shotgun that he has used for hunting, and...

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