By Tom Knighton
The mayor of Toronto is understandably upset. I find it hard to believe that anyone in his situation wouldn’t be. A mass shooting, more than a dozen injured, people killed…it’s upsetting.
But that doesn’t excuse him talking nonsense.
Toronto Mayor John Tory made an impassioned statement to his City Council on Monday following the deadly shooting in a popular Toronto neighborhood the night before.
“I have said for some time that this city has a gun problem and that guns are far to readily available for far too many people,” Tory said. “This is an international problem and this is a domestic problem. There are far too many people carrying around guns in our city and our region who should not have them.”
“You’ve heard me ask the question of why anybody would need to buy 10 or 20 guns, which they can lawfully do under the present laws,” Tory continued. “And that leads to another question we need to discuss: Why does anyone in this city need to have a gun at all?”
Tory said in his call for a gun control debate following the deadly shooting in the city’s Greektown the night before that even if the discussion could prevent …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms