Gun-rights fanatics will tell us this has nothing to do with the easy access to guns. Bad guys will always find ways to get them, they keep telling us. Yet, about the UK, they say knife crime has increased because guns are harder to get.At least one gunman opened fire on a crowd or mourners gathered at a Miami-area funeral home, killing two people and injuring 12, authorities said.
The shooting happened Friday night at Funeraria Latina Emanuel in the North Miami area. More than 100 people were gathered outside the funeral home when a car drove by and at least one person inside the vehicle fired shots, reportedly with a high-powered weapon.
The reason they lie about this, and lie so stupidly that they contradict themselves about the situation in England, is because they're scared to death that they'll be held accountable for the damage their policies and lack of restrictions are causing.
Another contributing factor, it seems to me, is the attitude of never having to back down when you have a gun. This has been in the news lately with all the discussions about stand-your-ground laws, but it's an attitude that runs much deeper than that. It is a macho, bully-boy state of mind that works exactly the same in the "lawful" gun owners supposedly protecting his property as it does in the teenage gang member taking revenge at a funeral for having been disrespected.
The solution is obvious: strict gun control which would prevent unfit people from getting guns legally and choke off the gun flow from truly law-abiding to the criminals.
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