“And yes, it is a war zone. No one’s started shooting yet. Yet. But we don’t know how many people have guns.” — Kevin Willmott, Kansas University professor, proclaiming gloom and doom over campus carry—which has been successfully implemented in 12 other states with no “war zones.”
“If guns are so bad, I wonder, why does Mike Bloomberg have armed bodyguards? … And again, people who are at real risk—like delivery guys—can’t have them?” — Good questions from Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who declared during the same segment, “The second Bloomberg disarms, I’ll be next.”
“Law-abiding gun owners routinely use these firearms for self-defense or sporting. Such an unconstitutional act cannot stand.” — West Virginia attorney general Patrick Morrisey, in filing a brief for his state and 20 others asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case on Maryland’s semi-auto rifle ban.
“All the research studies show that very limited, unenforced amnesties like this one produce no measurable decrease in violent crime. You can’t prove they reduce death or injury.” — Australian gun control advocate Philip Alpers of the University of Sydney, acknowledging what we’ve said all along: Gun turn-ins don’t affect violent crime.