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Lott: New gun laws will do nothing to stop mass shooting attacks

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

In the wake of the Colorado tragedy, Democrats in Congress have wasted no time introducing new gun control legislation. Today, Sen. Frank Lautenberg and Rep. Carolyn McCarthy introduced a bill that bans the sale of ammunition online and by mail.
Last Thursday, six Senate Democrats proposed amending the cybersecurity bill to ban magazines holding more than 10 bullets. President Obama also promoted renewing the Assault Weapon Ban, announcing, "AK 47s belong in the hands of soldiers, not on the streets of our cities."
The reaction is understandable, but despite the best of intentions, the laws won't stop these attacks from occurring.

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