"More handguns in the District of Columbia will only lead to more handgun violence," Washingtons Mayor Adrian Fenty warned the day the court made its decision.
Chicagos Mayor Daley predicted that we would "go back to the Old West, you have a gun and I have a gun and we'll settle it in the streets . . . ."
Blood in the streets, the OK Corral, blah, blah, blah. They have been trotting out these dire warnings for decades and they've not come to pass, but the media gladly reprints them every time as if they'd never heard them before.
posted on 09/30/2011 2:55:32 PM PDT
Blood in the streets, the OK Corral, blah, blah, blah.
Not onlt that, but the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral was such a rarity at the time (1881) that it made headlines across the country.
posted on 09/30/2011 3:02:03 PM PDT
(My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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