Posted January 15, 2019 9:30 am by Comments

By Tom Knighton

There’s an old saying that basically says to never attribute anything to malice that can be easily explained by incompetence. There’s something to be said for that. After all, people are more likely to screw up than be evil, by and large.

But then you see the bill out of Oregon and realize that at the end of the day, at least when it comes to politics, it really doesn’t matter if it’s stupidity or evil. Either way, it’s an abomination.

Legislation submitted in the Democrat-controlled Oregon legislature would fundamentally change the state’s firearm laws, recasting them as the most restrictive in the country.

State Sen. Rob Wagner has submitted SB 501 for the upcoming session. Wagner’s bill would require licensing for gun owners prior to purchase, outlaw firearm magazines capable of holding more than five rounds and limit individual ammunition sales to no more than 20 rounds every 30 days.

Wagner conceded to local media that it was “probably a long shot that something like this passes in whole cloth,” but is proceeding with the measure on behalf of a group of student gun control advocates. A Portland-area Democrat, Wagner was endorsed by New York …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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