Skip to comments.Paul Soglin: Close loophole that caters to criminals (barf alert)
Posted on 11/17/2012 6:43:15 AM PST by rellimpank
Simple and common sense fixes to Wisconsins gun laws could have prevented the recent tragic Brookfield shootings.
Federal law barred the shooter, Radcliffe Haughton, from buying or possessing a firearm after his wife obtained a domestic violence restraining order against him.
If Haughton had gone to any one of the states many licensed gun stores, which are required to run background checks on gun purchasers, he would have failed the check and walked out of the store empty-handed.
Unfortunately, in Wisconsin, criminals such as Radcliffe Haughton know that private dealers can sell guns with no paperwork and no questions asked. Thanks to this private sale loophole, Haughton had no problem buying a .40-caliber handgun.
(Excerpt) Read more at host.madison.com ...
Yet, the mayor didn't descry the failure of the gub'mnt to regulate hands and prohibit matches and motor vehicles!
—WSJ must have had a blank spot that needed filling this morning—
California has no private sale loophole; they require all sales to go through a dealer. Yet they still have similar shootings.
So, in other words, he’s full of it.
Oh Dear God, Paul Soglin is still around and allowed to open his mouth in public? I thought they put him in the Home for Decrepit Old Leftover Sixties Drug-Addled Hippies twenty years ago.
What's the Einstein quote? "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results?"
That settles it. The entire city of Madison should be committed, just to keep them from hurting themselves or anyone around them.
The Boy Wonder?
What's he been up to for the last thirty years?
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In all fairness, Mr. Haughton took out several other people, as well as his estranged wife, during his rampage at the beauty spa — one of whom gave her life protecting one of his children. He would have had a hard time doing that with his bare hands, or his SUV.
Trust me. I live here. He’s STILL drug-addled, but it’s due now to prescription drugs for his elderly hip that needs replacing, LOL!
Old Hippies never die - they just move to (or never LEAVE) Madistan. *Rolleyes*
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