Gun manufacturers are killing their best customers

Gun manufacturers are killing their best customers

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By Michael Leppert MichaelLeppert.com I ran into a friend on Tuesday night who disagrees with me on gun policy. Plenty of my friends do. Whatever. To keep it fresh, I have new reasons this time. Our gun laws need to be modernized. Most Americans agree. Pew Research published another telling report on the issue in […] The post Commentary: Gun manufacturers are killing their best customers appeared first on TheStatehouseFile.com . I ran into a friend who disagrees with me on gun policy. Plenty of my friends do. Whatever. To keep it fresh, I have new reasons this time. Our gun laws need to be modernized. Most Americans agree. Pew Research published another telling report on the issue in October of 2018. More than two-thirds of Americans support banning assault rifles and high capacity magazines (67%); requiring background checks for all private sales and at gun shows (85%); barring gun sales to anyone on a no-fly or watch list (84%); creating a database to track all gun sales (74%); and, blocking those with mental illness from purchasing guns (89%). At least half of those who consider themselves Republican or lean Republican support each one of these items, some by lopsided majorities. With that kind of public support, our government should be able to do some of these things. Death-by-gun is a public health crisis in America. I have been saying it for years, but only because of the overwhelming evidence. The mass shooting problem in our country is obvious […]

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