By Tom Knighton
The term “ghost gun” is designed to terrify the hell out of the ignorant.
Used to describe homebuilt firearms that don’t have any paperwork with a serial number on it, they’re scary to people who envision millions of untraceable guns out there in the wild, ready to be used by every manner of evil being.
They’re not, but that won’t stop politicians from trying to ban the things. The latest push comes from Delaware.
Delaware Gov. John Carney on Thursday called on lawmakers to back a plan to boost education spending for disadvantaged students, a ban on so-called “ghost guns,” and a proposal to raise the age to buy cigarettes to 21 years of age.
But Carney also pledged support for gun control measures, including bans on 3-D printed firearms and weapons without serial numbers that are assembled from parts by the owner. He also thanked Senate President Pro-Tem David McBride (D-Hawks Nest) for pledging to bring a proposed ban on certain semi-automatic weapons dubbed by many lawmakers to be “assault weapons” to the floor for a full debate.
“It’s the right thing to do,” he said.
Of course, Carney presented no evidence that these kinds of firearms represent any real threat or …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms