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The state where this past weekend’s mass murder occurred is considered to have the fifth strongest gun laws in the nation.
They say they want an “assault weapons ban” yet Connecticut already has one (and good luck getting them to define “assault weapon”). They say they want “waiting periods” yet Connecticut already has those, too. They say they want to ban high-capacity magazines, even though the low-capacity ones take only seconds to change. Background checks? We already have those nationwide.
How effective is gun control? Not very effective it appears. Which of course means we must impose these laws on everyone. Now! Immediately! Just because! Regardless of whether it makes sense!
And then there’s this: “It’s a nasty combination of supreme self-righteousness and reflexive demonization.”