By Jenn Jacques
When New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced gun control measures a few weeks ago, it was a stereotypical outline of meaningless rhetoric to disguise the fact that it would do nothing to curb crime in a city crawling with criminals who don’t follow existing gun laws.
Today, Amy Hunter, National Rifle Association spokeswoman for Louisiana, penned a great rebuttal on the Times-Picayune to highlight the ignorance of Landrieu’s plan:
When New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu introduced his new gun control package at Bunny Friend Park recently, he acknowledged the proposed measures would not have stopped the mass shooting that occurred there a year before. But, he said, posting a “firearms prohibited” sign at the park would remind law-abiding gun owners of their responsibilities.
If there is a bigger indictment on the uselessness of these measures, it’s hard to imagine what it could be. In that stunning statement, Landrieu not only admitted his measures would fail to stop criminal behavior, but also acknowledged that his proposals are aimed at the law-abiding — people who already take the responsibility of gun ownership seriously.
Landrieu is hoping that most voters won’t bother to look at the facts behind what he’s …Read the Rest
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