Gun Bans Don’t Treat Violence But They Do Treat Criminals To Black Market Paydays

Originally posted on WGNO:

Gee, who ever would have thought that one of the Mothers Day shooters was a repeat offender who trafficked in stolen guns(1), meaning all the mighty protestations over the need for “enhanced” background checks amount to a thumb stuck in a leaking levy holding back the Mississippi River of crime. Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizaro said “And you look back at the charge in 2012, where he’s arrested for being in possession of a stolen gun. That gun also was a 9 mm with an extended clip. It indicates this person has a propensity for guns and for guns that can shoot a lot of bullets where he doesn’t have to keep reloading the thing.”

And there is the rub, no amount of laws and regulations would have stopped either of the perps from acquiring similar weapons used in the Mothers Day attack. The NOPD was able to apprehend the…

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