Reports are coming in that the Boston Bombers did not have permits to legally own the handguns they used to kill a M.I.T. Police officer in an ambush last Thursday night. Michelle Malkin says that only proves that gun laws don't work.
The Boston Bomber's did not have permits required by Massachusetts state law to legally own the handguns that they used to carjack a civilian's SUV and murder a Boston police officer. According to Reuters and the Huffington Post
Even if he had earlier received a gun license from somewhere outside Cambridge, that license would have to be registered with Cambridge police upon becoming a resident of the city, Riviello said. In Massachusetts, gun licenses are issued by municipal police departments.So, just a few days after the U.S. Senate chose to fail to defend the people of the United States by kowtowing to the NRA's whims, two domestic terrorists used illegally acquired guns to kill innocent citizens.
"There is no record of him having a license to carry," Riviello told Reuters.
Now being reported on CNN.
Do we need any more proof that the right wing gun lobby is trying to make us LESS safe and sell MORE guns?
meanwhile, Michelle Malkin is acting like a cornered 6 year old with her hands in the cookie jar. . .blatant, bald faced denial is her only recourse.
So what’s the answer? Since they didn’t obey the laws already on the books, maybe more laws for them to ignore would have helped:simply denying the fact that nation wide background checks on all gun sales would have made this much more difficult for the terrorists to get and use against our citizens.