Gun Grabbers Forever

Could the California shooting revive gun control?

No one was surprised that there was a mass shooting the other day in California. After all, this is the United States of America, the mass-shooting capital of the world. In response, a few members of Congress are hoping to revive the gun control debate. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said on “Face the Nation” that he wants to push some kind of updated version of the Manchin-Toomey bill that would expand background checks, among other things. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), who co-sponsored the House version of Manchin-Toomey, told The Post, “This tragedy demonstrates once again the need to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill,” and repeated his support of background checks. “Even though this issue may not be popular in particular congressional districts, if we want to be a national party, we ought to be looking closely at it,” King said.

Blow me, Mr. King.  If the GOP is no longer a national party, it’s because creeps like you peddled its soul for a mess of pottage.

California has the strictest gun control laws in America.  They didn’t stop the shooting.  So how far do you want to go?

Actually, I already know the answer.  That’s why you’ll never get my vote for anything.

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About Bill Quick

I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.


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