By Tom Knighton
One thing you can trust a leftist politician to do is to blame guns for any and all ills within a community. No matter what, guns are responsible for the problems and evils of the world. Violence would magically disappear if only there were no guns.
And unicorn farts would power the entire city.
The latest example of this delusion comes from the mayor of St. Louis:
Guns are at fault for a rise in homicides in the nation’s second-most dangerous city, and are causing a “crisis,” its mayor said.
“The level of violence in our city is at a crisis level,” St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson said at a press conference in its City Hall on Friday. “I think it is apparent to most of us that we are awash in guns,” Krewson said. “They’re being used to settle differences, defend territory, retaliate, take cars, do holdups.”
The “crisis” she referred to was the city’s reaching its highest number of homicides this year –– 197, she said (but 196 on the police department’s website) –– since 1995, when that number was 204. The majority remain unsolved. As a next step, Krewson announced a gun buyback program …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms