Updated 7/1: Law enforcement official...

Updated 7/1: Law enforcement officials weigh in on Supreme Court's gun ruling

There are 2 comments on the Marywood Herald story from Jul 1, 2008, titled Updated 7/1: Law enforcement officials weigh in on Supreme Court's gun ruling. In it, Marywood Herald reports that:

Police chiefs in the western suburbs of Cook County have mixed opinions about gun ban laws instituted by municipalities being struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Smoke

Hickory Hills, IL

#1 Jul 5, 2008
Maywood's Police Chief Elvia Williams might want to check out the Eddie Eagle Gun Safety program at:

http://www.nrahq.org/safety/eddie/

This program looks like something she might want to look into.
Simple Logic

Beijing, China

#2 Jul 13, 2008
From the article:

"Is it worth protecting the right to own a (handgun) when children are hurt or killed in accidents with guns?" Williams asked. "I don't think so."

More children are hurt or killed in auto accidents than by hand guns. So let's apply the same logic here. Is it worth licensing so many people to operate motor vehicles when children are hurt or killed in accidents with autos?

Unfortunately in this case, it is. But only because the federal, state and local municipalities derive a lot of revenue from motor vehicles. They don't make much from gun ownership.

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