We Should Settle for Making Murder Less Efficient

The biggest weakness in the assault weapons ban of 1994 was how it defined “assault weapon”. The law banned firearms with specific types of grips and stocks, and whether the gun accommodated accessories like flash-suppressors and bayonets. (Because bayonets are such a huge problem.) In effect, the law banned the kinds of weapons people unfamiliar with firearms find fearsome.

Memorial for Pulse Nightclub Shooting