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

John in OK Wrote: Dec 30, 2012 10:21 AM
Once again...the British have banned every kind of gun down to SoftAir guns (which fire plastic pellets.) The British Olympic shooting team has to leave the country to practice. Their murder rate has doubled. Violent crime has more than doubled. The police are under daily attack by the criminal element. Yeah, it's really worked well for them, hasn't it?

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...