(November 10, 2015)
Associate Professor Philip Alpers, one of Australia’s leading firearms researchers and a director of the Centre for Armed Violence Reduction at the University of Sydney, said the national ban on semi-automatic weapons following the Port Arthur massacre had spawned criminal demand for handguns. “The ban on semi-automatics created demand by criminals for other types of guns,” he said, adding: “The criminal’s gun of choice today is the semi-automatic pistol.”
(H/T: Says Uncle)
THIS, from the nation which Hillary Clinton has held up as the epitome of "reasonable, good-sense gun laws" working?
I have no idea why a nation which restricts full gun rights to law-abiding citizens should expect their citizens .. who are otherwise law-abiding, and I deliberately repeat myself .. to honor illegal laws.
My guess is that it's the arrogance of the elected who have no respect for the trusting citizens who innocently voted for them. Those in-office assholes must be laughing at the ignorance of their naive plebes.