‘Suspend enforcement’: Georgia lawmaker wants to loosen gun control laws amid coronavirus outbreak Reply

The Left is right to call for the release of prisoners. The Right is correct to call for loosening gun laws.
Dominick Mastrangelo
Washington Examiner
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“We need to suspend enforcement, especially during the state of emergency, when so many individuals need to be able to defend themselves and their families and their loved ones and their property,” said Republican state Rep. Matt Gurtler, according to GBP Radio.

Under the current public health emergency declared in Georgia, Republican Gov. Brian Kemp can override state laws. Gurtler wants Kemp to suspend enforcement of certain gun restrictions in the state.

Under current state law, Georgia residents need a permit to carry a concealed weapon.

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Mass Shootings, State Repression and Gun Laws: Don’t Look to Europe as a Model 2

A reader asked as part of a general discussion of whether the adoption of European (or Japanese) gun laws might reduce the frequency of mass shootings in the United States.

A simple question…..What do you think the government of the USA would do, if the population was totally disarmed, without recourse, and the only people with guns would be government officials and the police? If the government had the power to do *anything* to the US population it wanted? The government with 100% power, and the population with 0% power? Tell me that the US government would not turn into a large version of Pinochet’s Chile, killing, torturing, and disappearing US citizens at will, when all of these policies of Foggy Bottom and the CIA in Chile and elsewhere, were really practice to someday use these same tactics of repression on us?

My response.

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