Gun Control Group Admits: No Law Could Have Prevented Santa Barbara Shooting

That’s because laws don’t deter criminals. Laws should be punitive, not regulative. Politicians can try all they want to regulate people and their actions through legislation, and it won’t stop those for whom the laws are intended. Just look at the war on drugs. What an absolute failure. Or a success, depending on how you look at it. Or look at gun control laws. Those who don’t want any trouble abide by the laws, often at their own peril. Criminals, by default, don’t care about regulative Read more […]

Illinois Enacts Concealed Carry Law; Chicago Sees Drop in Crime

Until last year, Illinois was the only state to ban concealed carry. A U.S. Appeals Court struck down their ban as unconstitutional and required that the state enact a concealed carry law. Last summer in July, lawmakers came up with such a law, albeit a very restrictive one: The law as approved by the Legislature permits anyone with a Firearm Owner’s Identification card who has passed a background check and undergone gun-safety training of 16 hours — longest of any state — to obtain a concealed-carry Read more […]