“In practice, criminal demand for weapons appears inelastic, with the spiral of violence unaffected by restrictions on lawful gun owners. The enactment of progressively onerous gun control laws has served only to engender new and creative marketing practices on the part of criminal arms suppliers. And so the carnage continues. Supporters of supply-side gun control complain long and loud that the ‘gun lobby’ is impeding efforts to stem violent crime. Those complaints notwithstanding, armed violence in this nation will not be contained until criminal demand for weapons is diminished.” – ISRA Executive Director Richard A. Pearson in Guns aren’t the problem in Chicago – the criminals shooting them are [at chicagobusiness.com]
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