By Tom Knighton
The only thing gun control seems to do consistently is fail. It doesn’t stop crime, it doesn’t stop mass shootings, it doesn’t stop anything except for law-abiding citizens having an effective means to defend their own life.
Last week, the murder of a California police officer highlighted some of the ways they fail and give, at best, an illusion of safety.
The gunman who shot and killed Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona Thursday night has been identified as Kevin Douglas Limbaugh, a 48-year-old man who was ordered last fall to surrender a semiautomatic rifle after he was convicted in a battery case.
Yolo County Superior Court records show Limbaugh was charged in September with battery with serious bodily injury, a incident that a source said stemmed from him punching a co-worker at Cache Creek Casino in the face after a dispute.
The case was resolved as a misdemeanor conviction, and California Department of Justice records show he agreed to surrender a black .223-caliber Bushmaster AR-15 rifle in November.
Court records suggested Limbaugh did not possess any other weapons, and authorities have yet to determine where he obtained the two semiautomatic handguns he may have used in a Thursday night rampage that killed …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms