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New Orleans Mayor Pushes Gun Schemes He Admits Won’t Work

May 17, 2016

America’s 1st Freedom

May 17,2016

by Marshall Lewin

We’ve all grown accustomed to seeing cynical politicians point to horrific tragedies as “justification” to push various anti-gun schemes.And it’s not often that they admit that the anti-gun proposals they’re pushing wouldn’t prevent the tragedies they seek to exploit.

But sometimes, the sheer pointlessness of their schemes—coupled with their open admission that they wouldn’t do any good—is enough to make you want to beat your head against the wall. For a perfect example of that, just look at New Orleans, where Mayor Mitch Landrieu and several city council members are pushing a five-point anti-gun proposal that epitomizes “all talk and no action.”

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