Originally Posted by dirk digler
You are telling me a tough mandatory sentence wouldn't deter any individual seller? I find that hard to believe.
Well.... take a look at the Florida crime stats. Can you tell me just by looking at the stats what year Florida imposed their harsh laws for gun carrying offenders? If the harsher laws were actually a deterrent, it should be visible in the statistics.
If that's not evident enough, there's plenty of other data on the relation between gun control laws and crime rates. Coming from many different countries.
Here's a few: