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Reviving a Gun Law That Didn't Work

topknot Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 11:16 AM
What good would it do to pass another gun law when our government allows people like Eric Holder to turn over guns to the mexican drug runners and not care for the lives that was lost in that Obummer deal . Yes some guns need to have a law passed on them but people will get guns regardless of what laws are passed they always have . The change and laws needs to start on a government level to get rid of people like Obummer, Holder and the rest of the crooks in the white house.
On Friday, a heavily armed young man walked into a Connecticut elementary school and murdered 20 first-graders and six adults before he killed himself. Even in a country inured to gun violence, this crime is too heinous to contemplate.

Now the question is: Does Washington pass a bad law just to do something, anything, even something that doesn't enhance public safety?

I write this as a former assault-weapons ban supporter, who observed that the 1994 federal assault-weapons ban, which expired in 2004, didn't reduce gun violence in America. Nor, apparently, did Connecticut's assault-weapons ban, passed in 1993 and still in force....