Skip to comments.D.C.ís Decline - more guns didn't cause more crime
Posted on 01/03/2011 6:05:59 PM PST by guyshomenet
It didnt happen again.
Seems whenever proponents of gun control the perpetually confused and fearful critters that they be watch law and society move against them, they predict Armageddon. When America had only ten states allowing people to carry concealed firearms, and Florida had the Audacity to Hope to Change that, every anti-freedom politician and two-bit flack hollered that Thermopylae levels of blood would flow through the streets. Three decades and 31 states later, it didnt happen. In fact, crime has fallen, especially the violent variety.
Even in bloody Washington D.C.
In 2008 when the Supreme Court told Washington D.C. that disarming The People was verboten, the same set of incontinent ideologues sounded similar warnings. The Citys Mayor Adrian Fenty said Introducing more handguns into the District will mean more handgun violence,
Homicides dipped 9% last year to the lowest level since JFK caught a bullet (from a rifle, not a handgun). It had fallen 10% in the first year after the Supremes said shooting buglers was justified even inside the beltway. Rapes, robberies and aggregated assaults are also descending toward almost acceptable levels.
Mayor Fentys fevered flimflam, where he responded to Newsweeks post-Heller inquiry of Is it possible to draft regulations targeting criminals specifically? By saying I dont think we would ever draft a law in which we would single out any particular person or group.
Odd. I thought government was supposed to single out criminals? Perhaps that is an unwise policy in a city littered with the elected variety.
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Lieberals are apparently allowed to generate their own “facts”.
Whereupon they are promulgated in the media as Axioms.
from the article: “Supremes said shooting buglers was justified even inside the beltway”.
Anyone who has ever woke up to reveille will second that decision.
It's in the private clause of private property. Duh.
“...more guns didn’t cause more crime..”
Of course not, per the seminal, foundational work:
So, even with the uncivilized, non-law abiding savages that infest DC, this fundamental fact holds true.
and what, precisely, do “buglers” have to do with private property? Learn to read, duh.
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