Breaking News: Our anti “executive actions” position on gun control leads NY Daily News Today
January 4, 2016
NY Daily News Article
“Obama’s executive actions on gun control meaningless”
Elliot Fineman, CEO of NGVAC, parts company with anti-gun violence groups in a scathing editorial:
The United States is in the midst of a raging gun violence epidemic that is claiming 30,000 lives per year (82 per day) and costing $229 billion per year ($627 million per day). The tally includes long-term medical care, legal proceedings, prison costs and victims’ lost income.
We have a Congress that cannot — and will not — act to halt it and a President who could deal with it overnight but won’t.
Instead President Obama has decided to take meaningless executive actions that will do little, if anything, to curb gun violence and will have the effect of letting the epidemic rage on — even as “no training” laws for carriers grow in more states, open carry becomes more widespread and sensitive places are being forced to allow guns.
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