Gun Controllers Say They Want 'Reform' but They're Really Pushing Criminalization

Posted on AllSides June 16th, 2022
From The Right
Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Newscom

Last week, the House passed a "gun reform" package that's unlikely to pass the Senate. Then, a bipartisan group of senators struck a deal on modest "gun reform" proposals with better prospects. Whatever your take on the merits of these bills, describing legislative proposals for restrictive measures as "reform" is a jarring use of the word—especially after recent national discussions about reducing criminalization as part of a genuine effort to reform the criminal justice system. Real gun reform should involve efforts to minimize conflicts between government enforcers and the public...

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