GUNS: Re: Brady Law has not affected homicide rates

From: Joe Dees (
Date: Wed Aug 02 2000 - 22:40:14 MDT

('binary' encoding is not supported, stored as-is) >Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 14:17:04 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Brian D Williams <>
>Subject: GUNS: Re: Brady Law has not affected homicide rates
>From: "Joe Dees" <>
>>From gun shows and dealers in states, such as my own (Florida)
>>with more relaxed laws; they are bought in such places and moved
>>to venues with more restrictive laws to make black market money.
>>It's the economics of supply and demand. I. for one, would prefer
>>criminals, the unbalanced and the irresponsible to have to buy
>>their illegal guns from outside of the country, not just out of
>>state (in some states); anything that makes it harder for such
>>people to get their hands on a tool for committing easy and rapid
>>long range mass murder has to be a GOOD THING.
>Really! Can you provide a citing for this? Thought not.....
>Actually you got your wish, I've seen Chi-com AK47's, the full auto
>version for sale here on the black market, still in the original
>chinese boxes....
>But that's not where they get the vast majority, try again.....
Lessee; you claim that in-stste restrictions do not decrease the number of criminal acts committed with guns, while stating that out-of-state sources for criminals are negligible, and that few weapons for criminals are flowing in from out of country. I dunno. Brian; maybe they get them from....MARS? The Devil? The Klingons?
Waiting with bated breath, rapt attention and great anticipation for the received wisdom to belch forth from the anointed NRA Oracle,
Joe Dees
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