The whole premise of the article is absurd: If police departments don't sell guns to the public, gun crimes will decrease. The reality is: Guns are already available elsewhere and if a bad guy wants one, he'll just get it somewhere else.“We didn’t want to be the agency that sold the gun to somebody who uses it in another crime,” said Capt. Jeff Schneider of the Yakima Police Department, which used to sell confiscated guns but now melts them down. “While there is almost an unlimited supply of firearms out there, we don’t need to make the problem worse.”
There was an ulterior motive to the "witch" burnings. Records clearly show that the "witches" were all midwives, who were taking business away from the localThis is so reminiscent of the superstitious uneducated people of the past. At the end of the 17th Century Witches were burned and hanged. This was to stop Demons which caused insanity. Apparently, it did not work. Insanity is alive and well in Washington State? :lol:
Talk about a 'Monkey Trap'. While the officer is running the NICS, he can also run a "Wants & Warrants" check on the buyer. But some criminals really are that stupid. Otherwise they would not risk their lives, and freedom committing crimes for money.I'm getting a picture in my head of all the criminals lining up down at the police station on gun selling day....