RI Governor Pushes For Assault Weapon Ban Among Other Schemes
By Tom Knighton
There’s a reason gun rights advocates call their opponents “gun grabbers.” It’s simple. Every gun control scheme ultimately amounts to taking away guns from ordinary, law-abiding citizens.
While anti-gun activists claim they’re not doing anything of the sort, the truth is that just because I haven’t bought a gun yet doesn’t mean you’re not taking it away from me. You’re just doing it early by making it impossible for me to purchase one lawfully.
That’s why I can’t help but look at Rhode Island and shake my head at the latest example of gun grabbing.
Gov. Gina Raimondo is once again pushing for a package of gun control bills, including an assault weapons ban, that have failed to pass the General Assembly in past years.
Raimondo announced her gun control priorities along with Attorney General Peter Neronha at a news conference at the State House, scheduled on the first anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last year.
“Parkland, Las Vegas, Tree of Life, Sutherland Springs, San Bernardino, Sandy Hook,” Raimondo said, listing the locations of mass shootings in recent years. “The list goes on and on. In every single one of those instances …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms