The paper blames a "gun-buying spree" during the pandemic for the 2020 jump in murders.
Politicians deputize the private sector to restrict rights protected from the government.
Restrictions have little chance of moving beyond political theater, or of winning compliance if passed.
Getting a law passed is not the same thing as getting people to obey.
Rules range from absurd to appalling without respect for civil liberties or basic logic.
A ban won’t stop mass shootings, but it will hinder self-defense.
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A "Minneapolis effect" from lack of policing is a possible explanation for the startling 37% increase in murders in major cities in recent weeks.
My case involving Weldon Angelos illustrates the problem with "stacking" federal mandatory minimum gun charges from a single episode. The statute will apparently soon be amended to become a true recidivism statute.