Fairfax, VA -(AmmoLand.com)- Erstwhile presidential candidate, former Maryland Governor (and mayor of crime riddled Baltimore), Martin O’Malley has penned an op-ed for CNN.com with his comprehensive plan for new anti-gun laws, were he to win election.
Clearly, he does not want the voters in the Democratic primaries to think he is any less anti-gun than Hillary Clinton. His proposal includes universal background checks, gun owner licensing, mandatory training, federal gun registration and mandatory storage of all firearms in the home.
It’s a pretty typical litany of anti-gun wishes from a tried and true anti-gun radical. It’s interesting that just as O’Malley enlists CNN to carry his anti-gun message, the news outlet has released a new poll showing that the American people are moving the other way regarding gun laws.
O’Malley, like all irrational anti-gunners, fails to explain how an expanded background check will apply to violent criminals, gang members or drug dealers. Or how he will enforce his federal requirement to lock up all legal firearms. Or how he will manage to administer his mandatory training requirement. This last is particularly vexing since he sees the …read more