Posts Tagged ‘Mexican gun control’

Fewer firearms, more crime, and more…

October 5, 2010
Long before the Mexican drug cartels cut a distribution deal with their South American confederates, back when Colombian drug lords were busy corrupting their society’s democratic system, Mexico’s federal government was cracking down on private gun ownership. Its war against civilian firearms began in 1968, after civil unrest spooked the powers that be. The Mexican government closed all privately held firearm stores. From that point on, all firearm sales had to go through the Mexican Defense Ministry. It determined what guns were sold to whom at what price.
Read About It: The Washington Times
And directly related to that.
Lott: Why gun bans still don’t work
Gun bans as the solution to gun violence has popped up again, covering different areas. It would have been nice if such bans had stopped criminals from using guns. But, alas, the results are invariably the same, whether the ban is put in place for college campuses, cities, or entire nations: gun bans disarm the law abiding, not criminals. Instead of making victims safer, they make criminals safer.

Read About It: Fox News

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