How “Common Sense” are Those Restrictions?


The Writer in Black

Every  year the Brady Campaign to steal our Freedom (okay, they call themselves the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, but I call them as I see them) comes up with a “scorecard” of how well various states conform to their proposed “common sense gun laws.”  The claim is that we need these “reasonable restrictions” in order to reduce crime and violence.

Well, some years ago I took the time to gather up the numbers on violent crime for the various States and their Brady Scores.  Plug them into a spreadsheet and chart the results:

bradyscore
Notice something here?  There’s no discernible trend of reduced violent crime with greater implementation of the Brady Campaign’s “wish list” either overall or for most of the individual violent crimes.  While I originally did this some years ago the overall results have not noticeably changed.

The Brady Campaign keeps talking about “common sense gun regulation.”…

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One thought on “How “Common Sense” are Those Restrictions?

  1. Cynthia June January 13, 2019 / 11:15 pm

    Interesting thing to note that former President Regan, who was fired upon in an attempted assassination, was a strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment and our right to bear arms. 🙂

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