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The Assault Weapons Ban Didn’t Work Then and It Won’t Work Now

Doug5049 Wrote: Dec 30, 2012 12:15 PM
How could a total ban on guns work if a total ban on drugs hasn't worked? Drugs disappear when used, and have to be continuously replaced, yet they remain plentiful under a total ban. How could banning guns work, when they do not disappear when used?
kenneth416 Wrote: Dec 30, 2012 1:04 PM
Well, it might not work any better than the War on Drugs, but just think of all the Obama cronies which would be added to the government payroll. There would be tons of jobs available, especially in the big cities, such as Chicago, trying to sniff out those pesky assault weapons. Maybe they could sneak in a large tax on each gun or ammo transaction.

Senator Dianne Feinstein is queuing up come January 2013 to retable—yet again—an Assault Weapons Ban (AWB) in order to “severely mitigate the possibilities of another Sandy Hook atrocity.” Great idea, Dianne, as the first AWB that Clinton signed into law worked wonders in schools from 1994-2004. It was awesome. It panned out wonderfully aside from the following:

  • November 7, 1994: Wickliffe, Ohio: (Wickliffe Middle School shooting) Keith Ledeger, 37, a former student at the school, shot and killed custodian Pete Christopher and wounded four other adults.
  • January 12, 1995: Seattle, Washington: A...