posted on Jul, 21 2012 @ 12:04 PM
reply to post by AfterInfinity
I'm sure I'd have a number of ideas for trying to mitigate homicidal maniacs ....but the thread would be a little hurt in the process of stomping
off topic that hard.
In terms of guns though, what we have is what we have. I don't know any better but to note the places with the MOST liberal gun laws our nation has
are the least likely places for crime to be found.
Places like Vermont and Alaska haven't even required a permit for carry in the traditional way that other states do. Gun ownership in those FAR
states are a bit different and certainly aren't the hotbeds of violence and crime that VERY open attitudes toward ownership and carry would suggest
by some of the logic I see used.
Arizona and New Mexico have both been states where legal open carry was a fact of life long before the recent changes in state permit laws. Those two
states are far from criminal hotbeds themselves.
Now, again, in topic here, the areas with the worst violence in the nation are the most restrictive. I know it's a point people have heard a million
times, but the truth never gets old. Chicago, Detroit, New York, D,C., L.A. and the list goes on. They are the most restrictive...and overlap onto the
Do something about the criminals, not the tools they choose..........when it's about 1:10 between criminals and lawful citizens using the same tool
for radically different things.