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Poll: Most Americans Support Safe Gun Storage Laws
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Harry Wilson is the Director of the Institute of Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. He doesn’t believe safe storage laws are effective.
“The guns I have in my house, I can store them any way I want, for as long as I live here,” Wilson said. “No one is going to come and check to see if I’m in compliance with any law or not in compliance with any law.”
To his point, in states with safe storage laws or child access prevention laws, police officers don’t knock on gun owners’ doors to see if their guns are locked up.
|Surveys about gun restrictions, particularly those limits that have already been addressed by the SCOTUS, are useless.
Like "safe gun storage" laws. It doesn't matter how 'popular' they are, that popularity is meaningless.
“3) …the requirement that any lawful firearm in the home be disassembled or bound by a trigger lock makes it impossible for citizens to use arms for the core lawful purpose of self-defense and is hence unconstitutional.” – D.C. v. Heller (2008)
“[A] statute which, under the pretense of regulating, amounts to a destruction of the right, or which requires arms to be so borne as to render them wholly useless for the purpose of defense [is] clearly unconstitutional.”
So why do they keep harping on it?
|"Mind your own business" means: Respect of other people's privacy. It can mean that a person should stop meddling in what does not concern them.