By Tom Knighton
The purpose of most gun laws, at least as expressed by those who support them, is to keep guns out of criminal hands and to keep people safe. Few gun control activists will claim they want to disarm law-abiding citizens. Part of that is probably just political expedience–it’s just not kosher to want to disarm everyone, even today–and part is that some really don’t want to disarm the law-abiding.
Yet, despite the laws on the books, criminals keep getting guns. It’s like gun laws don’t actually stop them. Here’s one example of just how they bypass them.
Metro Police officers assigned a Juvenile Crime Task Force Unit to the Knollcrest Apartments on Creekwood Drive when they noticed a group of people standing around a silver Buick on Saturday.
According to a Metro Police affidavit, when police approached the group, the suspect, identified as Deshawn Williams, fled to a nearby apartment.
After obtaining permission to search the apartment, officers found a .357 magnum revolver in a bedroom closet. A check of this weapon revealed it to have been reported stolen out of Hendersonville.
Police then went to the vehicle that Williams was standing by and noticed a black 9mm handgun in plain view, …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms