Legislatures loosen gun laws

An Associated Press review has found that between 2007 and 2008 two dozen states passed new laws loosening gun restrictions. Most changes were in Southern and Western states.



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3 Responses to “Packing heat”

  1. John C. Davidson

    If they can tax something, soon it will be legal. When they’re desparate, anything is possible. Growing pot is next, because, unlike cigaretts, there’s no big corporations to fleece. Besides, if selling dope remains a small business venture, perhaps that should also be in its favor.

    The fact remains that government is not taking care of its citizens while at the same time, increasing security measures for themselves.

  2. ghostrider

    watch the news if you go to columbus you almost have to carry something to protect your self.people should understand that you use to have the right to carry a gun to do so. but like alot of other things we’ve almost lost the right to do so..now they want to tax you to do so….