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Even More Gun Control

CA looks for ways to tighten grip.

May 28, 2014

California’s battery of gun legislation did nothing to stop a psychopath looking to murder people. But the drum beat of gun control has started again in the Golden State. It’s hard to fathom what else the California legislature could enact. Microstamping? Bans on scary-looking guns? Firearm registration? All already done. Two California lawmakers, Nancy Skinner and Das Williams, proposed even more legislation, this time targeting gun owners who may be mentally ill. The bill would create a “gun violence restraining order” and more procedure for police to follow during welfare checks. Skinner said, “When someone is in crisis, the people closest to them are often the first to spot the warning signs, but almost nothing can now be done to get back their guns or prevent them from buying more.” Skinner and her ilk don’t acknowledge that a man bent on murder would have succeeded with or without guns – he did in stabbing three. The problem was the evil inside, and that’s something lawmakers refuse to address. More…

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