Gun Laws Fail Again..and People Die


SlowFacts

I have a point of view. I used to think that gun laws stopped crime and made us safer.  I would read about some violent attack and think that more regulation would stop the next criminal. Now, I’ve studied some of our 23 thousand firearms regulations. I see a violent crime as another failure of the many gun control laws we already have. Gun laws don’t work, and we can’t achieve safety by piling regulations on honest people.

Recent events are clear examples. We had a mass murderer in Las Vegas, Nevada.  We had another one in Edgewood, Maryland. Gun laws did not protect us from these attacks. As Senator Diane Feinstein admitted, no law would have stopped the Las Vegas gunman. The Senator is so right.

The Las Vegas murderer broke the rules as is usually the case. Let’s face it, if you’re going to murder scores of people…

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