Donald Trump is already exploiting the Orlando shooting, but Hillary Clinton cannot fight back by appealing to reason
. . . and deftly succeeds, well played wanker!
More after the jump.
"According to one estimate, 31 per cent of households own guns – which means that 69 per cent do not. Compare this to 1977, when the figure was 50.4 per cent.
The question remains how somebody as unstable as Omar Mateen was able to get his hands – legally - on a AR-15 style assault weapon. Even gun owners – such as hunters – may not be too upset at restrictions on machine guns and keeping weapons out of the hands of the mentally unstable."
Cherry picking data points won't help your argument, so don't.
The National Firearms Act of 1934 had something to say about machine guns, I would suggest Millard take a gander.
National Firearms Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
We already have extensive restrictions on machine guns you wanker.
As for the mentally ill, the progressive left is commonly the hold up in any laws specifically addressing this group.
Further, are you qualified to say that the perpetrator of this crime was mentally ill, or is this a canard designed to lead the inane left progressives down the path you like?
The man seems to have less a problem with mental illness than a problem with believing a dangerous unreformed religion. All unreformed religion are deadly, whether the religion is theistic or secular. The need here is to aggressively investigate, and watch unreformed religions particularly the young male adherents, and especially those who meet the criteria for mass movement participants found in Eric Hoffer's book the True Believer.
Terrorists in the US have used Airplanes as weapons, and would likely us anything available. In other countries terrorist commonly use knives, among other common household tools, in execution of their acts. Changing gun laws to protect against this group is unlikely to achieve any purpose.
The problem here is not the gun, any more than the problem at 9/11 was the plane. The problem is the unreformed religion which is promoting homicidal terror.