Re: Fear of Guns Vs. Fear of No Guns

Chuck Kuecker (
Mon, 07 Jun 1999 06:23:22 -0500

At 07:46 PM 6/6/99 EDT, you wrote:
>What most people fear about non-registered guns is not Mr. Gun Owner
>off kneecaps, or (no matter what people claim) insane people and maladjusted
>highschool Doomlord gamers shooting up middle America. "The Biggest Rational
>Fear" from *citizens* is if Mr. Gun Owner starts a lucrative business of
>RESALE of guns (to criminals).

We have laws on the books to deal with this. If the feds would just ENFORCE them, perhaps we might see some change in the number of incidences reported.

You always hear of people getting arrested for some sort of gun violation, but never hear the outcome of the case. Is this just a matter of the media not wanting to waste valuable ratings getting time on 'boring' stuff, or a reflection of the lack of prosecution by the governemnt?