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Gun Control Fails To Prevent Criminals From Getting Guns, Again – Hit & Run : Reason.com

June 6, 2013 Gun Control No Comments

In the latest news of the obvious, USA Today went to Camden, New Jersey skyline at right, to see how successfully that states uber-restrictive gun laws have cut off the flow of firearms to bad guys. They havent, it turns out. As the articles subhead puts it, “Gun law changes sought in the wake of the massacre in Newtown, Conn., wouldnt address the plague of gun violence in Camden, N.J., where poverty and crime feed an enduring and bloody cycle.”

Camden County Chief of Police (the county has taken over policing dutiesfor the city) Scott Thomson says, “You have this paradox in that New Jersey has arguably the toughest gun laws in the nation yet has a city within it that has gun violence at Third World country rates.”

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Gun Control Fails To Prevent Criminals From Getting Guns, Again – Hit & Run : Reason.com.

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