Another useless study has found that Chicago criminals don’t buy their guns legally…. Wait, what? This cannot be possible, Obama told us that if we ban guns we will live in rainbow land and now this comes out?
The study examined and interviewed inmates in Chicago’s Cook County Jail who are either facing current gun charges, or have a background consisting of firearms related convictions.
Furthermore, University of Chicago Crime lab co-director, Harold Pollack, said that criminals “were less concerned about getting caught by the cops than being put in the position of not having a gun to defend themselves and then getting shot.”
Breitbart News reported:
The vast majority of the inmates used handguns to commit their crimes or protect themselves, very few cited using “military-style assault weapons.” And they said their habit was to get rid of a gun after one year because of the “legal liability” of being caught with a gun that could be linked to crimes they or others committed.”
As for specifics regarding sources for purchasing guns, some of the inmates indicated that gangs have individuals with a Firearm Owners Identification Card who buy guns then sell them to gang members. Others indicated using “corrupt cops” who seize guns then “put them back on the street.”
So as it turns out, the study proves what gun rights groups have been saying all along. Gun-grabbers advocating for universal background checks are barking up the wrong tree. They’re nothing more than smoke and mirrors; a colossal waste of time that only inconveniences the law-abiding citizen. I’m sorry but you have to be an idiot if it took this study to convince you criminals do things illegally..
(H/T: Breitbart News)