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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 10:33 AM
I'd have to disagree that women a re "too lightweight to handle a gun." I am not ashamed to admit that it was my mother who taught me to shoot. She routinely outshot my father, the state trooper, and his partners. She was carrying a .357 Magnum back in the 70s and wouldn't hesitate to use it if she thought it necessary. She also had a brown belt in Tae Kwan Do and worked a second job as a bouncer. Women are only "too lightweight" if they are willing to be.

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...