Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Guns.]

"It's a deterrent ordinance. It tells the potential intruder you better think twice."—Nelson, Georgia, City Councilman Duane Cronic, on the city's proposed plan, which will be under consideration as soon as next month, which would require every homeowner to own a gun, due to limited police resources.

1. The fuck?

2. Gun ownership does not deter crime.

3. Do Cronic and his cohorts imagine that the only perpetrators of crime are from out of town? If everyone is required to own a gun, how would that even serve as a deterrent, even if gun ownership deterred crime, which it does not?

4. This.

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