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Gun Violence -- Let's Shift the Odds in Favor of the Good Guys!

Seawolf Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 7:39 AM
Spot on with both posts..The Sullivan law in New York is a racist law from it's inception over 100 years ago...passed to keep blacks and immigrants from possessing guns. That law BTW has been modified to the point of being so rediculous that they once arrested an 80+ year old lady for defending herself from a mugger with a hatpin deemed to be "too long". One would think they'd be embarrassed.

The unimaginable horror of Sandy Hook jumpstarts another "national conversation" about firearm violence. President Barack Obama, promising "meaningful action," said: "We will have to change. ... We can't tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end."

Let's examine four of the "commonsense" measures frequently proposed by "gun control advocates":

One, closing the "gun show loophole." What gun show loophole? Restricted from selling at guns shows prior to 1986, a licensed dealer today requires a background check whether he sells guns at a store, a gun show or the back of his SUV.

Two, banning "high-capacity" magazines. One of...