By: Diane Benjamin
This is one of those stories I meant to write days ago but didn’t get to it. Since yesterday was Illinois Gun Lobby Day in Springfield, today I got to it. Thousands of people were in Springfield: https://www.ilnews.org/news/state_politics/thousands-of-gun-owners-turn-out-for-lobbying-day-in/article_ed1c396a-50d5-11e9-b951-dfdb2efccee9.html?fbclid=IwAR3AfotxEgqUQ8WjZ30146IZdbBimEozGIk5d77gUK16Lbzq3CpfwvUJZOs
There is one thing Democrats don’t get:
Criminals don’t care about laws
Last week there was a March for Our Lives in downtown Bloomington. From the picture on the WJBC website, not many attended: http://www.wjbc.com/2019/03/23/local-activists-rally-for-stricter-gun-laws-to-curb-deadly-violence/
This was the title of the story:
Local activists rally for stricter gun laws to curb deadly violence
Since criminals don’t care about laws, (why they are called criminals) passing laws to restrict the gun rights of people who have never shot anyone will do nothing to curb violence.
Tari Renner had to chime in:
Mayor Tari Renner said the National Rifle Association is dividing the country with a phony argument that the government wants to take away guns from law-abiding people.
“As long as you’re a responsible gun owner, nobody is going to touch your gun,” said Renner.
“The NRA is lying, and that’s one of the most absurd things that’s dividing our country.”
“We have fights over something that the rest of the world does not fight over. We fight over guns, gays, and global warming, and nobody else does,” Renner told the group of about 70 people who gathered on the steps of the McLean County Museum of History.
If you listen to what Democrats say, they ALWAYS accuse the opposition of exactly what they are guilty of! Yes Tari, Democrats would pass laws banning all guns if we didn’t have the 2nd Amendment! Look no further than Chicago. Many people die in Chicago from guns for two reasons: 1) Criminals don’t care about laws and 2) Law abiding citizens find it almost impossible to defend themselves with a gun.
If gun laws worked Chicago would be the safest City in the country.
The rest of his comments prove John Adams was right: https://blnnews.com/2019/03/28/lent-and-economic-development/
None of these “fights” happened until progressives decided to tell people what to believe. They have over-reached and will pay a price for it.