Thursday, January 31, 2013

What gun control logic is up against

At the US Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on gun law reform, Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas, thinks he has scored a massive point by showing that the Washington DC murder rate went up in the years after a gun ban was introduced. The Baltimore police chief Jim Johnson -- an actual law enforcement official -- points out that Northeastern cities experiencing this phenomenon were being swamped by unlicensed guns flooding in from outside.