Gun-control supporters often propose what they describe as “common sense” gun laws.

It’s their latest mantra, but a host of new California firearms proposals makes clear that many of these proposals are more nonsensical than common sense. Reducing gun crime is a noble aim, but it’s hard to see how the latest proposals will move in that direction.

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Lanivan

I think the better approach is to implement ideas and see what the data shows, rather than do nothing about the epidemic of mass shootings where dozens of people die or are wounded weekly.

My personal favorite is to tax the everlivin' daylight out of guns and especially ammo. 11%? Absolutely not! I'm thinking along the lines of 20-30%. If you have enough extra cash laying around to buys expensive guns, paying a decent sales tax shouldn't be a hardship.

And it would go towards the obscene cost of gun violence annually in this country - "Gun violence has cost hundreds of thousands of Americans their lives. It's also cost the U.S. trillions of dollars. From 1992 to 2018, the annual cost has fluctuated from $229 billion to $303 billion, most recently reaching $280 billion, according to a new report. That works out to about $860 per person."

Yea, Buddy

Not sure where these insane numbers came from perhaps your tarot card reader but you are similar to clueless.

Lanivan

Gun violence cost America $280 billion in 2018: Report

"This is not a one-time cost. Every year we pay."

https://abcnews.go.com/US/gun-violence-cost-america-280-billion-2018-report/story?id=75954550

Rottweiler

The goal is not common sense or safety..the goal is to take away Constitutional gun rights

Yea, Buddy

When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns.

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