- Posted December 23, 2012 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Gun control debate: Background checks
Read the facts, don't listen to pundits
If you believe that instituting a ban on a class* of firearms that constitute only 2% of the total gun crimes is going to have a meaningful impact on violent crime, you need to think again.
* = "Class" is used loosely in this sentence, since the so-called "Assault weapon ban" used a set of arbitrary criteria to qualify firearms as "assault weapons" or not.