New Gun Control Group, Denver Accord, Has Unsurprising ‘Trace’

New Gun Control Group, Denver Accord, Has Unsurprising ‘Trace’

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. – -( Ammoland.com )- I’ve been getting tips recently about an anti-gun effort that calls itself “The Denver Accord.” Looking into it I see stories going back to 2019, which surprised me, because I didn’t catch it at the time (for that matter, neither did AmmoLand or many other “gun” sites) and such things generally don’t slip by unnoticed. Their website presents categories including “Four Principle,” “Key Policies,” and “Recommended Legislation and Policies.” Starting with the first category, we see it includes such pronouncements as “Guns do not make us safer; Gun violence in America is a pervasive public health crisis that demands substantial policy solutions and well-funded programs that effectively reduce gun violence; Equitable and just enforcement of gun laws is paramount. Everyone has the right to live free from violence.” What a load of tired and long disproven talking points. The only “principle” I’d not challenge is the last one. Making sure we can protect the right to live free from violence is why we have guns. “Key Policies” includes licensing and registration, so-called “safe-storage,” ending private sales, and a really bizarre demand: “Reducing the lethality of firearms and ammunition to reduce death and injury.” Aside from the fictional Lone Ranger , you generally don’t hear adults talk like that. The “Legislation and Policies” is where they really start to flesh things out. Among other infringements they want to see mandated and enforced by armed agents of the state: “May issue” […]

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