Posted October 10, 2018 12:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

There are a few products out there that really seem to terrify some people. Here in my neck of the woods, liquor stores have to be so many feet from schools, churches, etc. It’s like some people think the alcohol will just jump out of the stores and into kids’ backpacks when they walk home from school.

However, I also kind of understand the logic. Alcoholics often don’t wait to get home before opening up the bottle and drinking, meaning that there’s a bit of risk involved with being near a liquor store. It’s not a great reason, but it is a bit of a reason.

Yet in San Antonio, it seems the city council is considering similar regulations for gun stores.

A public safety initiative aimed at reducing gun violence has City Council members divided.

District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse pointed to a yearly decline in gun violence in the Alamo City as part of the reason he opposes regulations.

“The problem, though, with regulating gun sales or gun control, is: We don’t need it,” Brockhouse said. “Let’s not penalize responsible gun owners and gun sellers and make their lives more difficult.”

Under the proposal, gun shops wouldn’t be …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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