Faith in gun bans: Magical thinking
Truth from my friend Jeff Knox. I don’t expect it to change a single Socialist’s mind. Read it if you want solid insights into the recent rifle debate.
“It’s easy for people with no knowledge of firearms to imagine they can distinguish “certain kinds of guns” and just ban them. Those of us who have some knowledge of firearms recognize the magical thinking at work…
“… these proposals ignore the fact that long guns – including all of the so-called “assault rifles” – are only used in about 2 percent of gun crimes in the U.S. The other 98 percent of crime guns are handguns.”