Timothy Heaphy, a U.S. Attorney testifying in favor of tightening gun control laws, admitted that he couldn’t explain why some places with tight gun laws have high crime while others have low crime. “I can’t say that I know what causes gun violence,” Heaphy told the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights as he called for lawmakers to find the “sweet spot” between Second Amendment rights and the need for public safety. “It’s very difficult to isolate one cause and tie it very specifically to our crime rate,” he said.
Comments: How surprising. He can´t back his assertions with any facts. s/o
Hmmm . . . could it be that "tight" gun laws have taken guns from legal gun owners? Criminals, gang-bangers, druggies, don´t care about any "tight" gun laws and just do what they do? Do we have smart government employees (U.S. Attorneys) or not? jes´ sayin´
FTA: "Heaphy was responding to Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, who asked him if there are any studies about whether violence goes down when there a looser gun laws. Hirono also mentioned that Chicago and Washington, D.C., have strict gun laws but high crime, whereas Hawaii has strict gun laws and low crime."
Low crime rate in Hawaii? Just because the local PD does not take a report, or follow up does not infer a low crime rate.
Just ask a "Haole" about how ´safe´ Hawaii is.......
It´s so simple, Democrats can´t see it. Some cultures have no crime and others do. Does any of them get that truth? Do they ever look at different cultures to see why or try to find what makes them different? No! Why? Because our culture of death, driven by lying politicians and a media that wants to sell their products and ideologies has coarsened and demeaned and violated everything that´s remotely sacred; is why. They are at fault so they REFUSE TO SEE IT. Literally, everything that was once held sacred has been mocked, ridiculed and violated... including life. It´s our society STUPID! We´ve removed God and replaced Him with secularism and the immorality that comes with it. Government protects the right to destroy the lives we don’t want, ignores the Constitution, taxes churches and make criminals out of law abiding citizens; while putting their protective hand around the lazy, the violent and the criminal. Marketing destroys our children’s minds, selling sex and violence for a profit, turning our girls into wannabe prostitutes and our boys into irresponsible punks.
Er, ´scuse me #6, don´t knock the law clerks and paralegals. They´re often the folks who burn the midnight oil on hard research work in a law office and often know more than the lawyers and judges. And they know that gun violence is caused in part by laws that are loosely or not enforced. They also know that the desire to misuse a gun does not usually stem from a strong family with respect for guns--and people.
Another thing they know: 90 percent of the crime comes from 10 percent of the addresses. Not sure of the current exact statistic but used to be for years that 80 percent of the crime is committed by 13 percent of the population and 80% of that 80% is black on black. That demographic just happens to have the highest unmarried mother rate--72 percent with some saying it´s as high as 90 percent in the big cities.
Enabling those households with generous handouts, and little or no serious requirement for the mothers to work even part-time, with all the baggage of the welfare machine, only exacerbates the crime problem.
The US Attorney knows damn well what causes gun crime, just as we at Lucianne have known for years, it just doesn´t fit what ODL wants it to be. I.e., racism, classism, or any other ism he can hang on it.
1. Stupidity is inherited, but I´m still hoping it´s not communicable.
2. Timmy either slept through his Constitution course[s], or had really incompetent [and/or agenda-driven -- hmm, where´s the difference?] lecturers/TAs/Profs. There are no "Constitutional rights" in or under the 2nd Amendment. But there are inalienable rights that the 2nd recognizes. Inconveniently for this latest generation of domestic tyrants, inalienable rights precede the Constitution and are by definition beyond its reach, as they are inseparable from individual sovereignty and liberty.
3. If he´s s-o-o-o stoopit he "can´t say what causes gun violence" [and posters catch him out in that "claim"], let´s all be glad he didn´t get into med school.
I´ll give you a hint on a big chunk of it, Tim. Gang culture. Start there. Oops. Political correctness bars you from doing that. Better take rights away from law-abiding citizens then. After that you can watch the crime rate NOT go down.
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