Strict gun control will seem like war on drugs

posted by
January 16, 2011
Cato Institute
by Jeffrey A. Miron  
Posted in 2AM Commentary, Commentary

"Gun controls like those being proposed may, on occasion, prevent horrific events like the Tucson shooting or at least reduce their harm, but in all likelihood only rarely. Avoiding a few such incidents is surely better than avoiding none, so these controls would make sense if they had no negatives of their own. But gun controls, even mild ones, do have adverse consequences." (01/13/11)  

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