Adams noted that 4 out of 10 homicides in the city are committed with guns.
Adams noted that 4 out of 10 homicides in the city are committed with knives.
Adams noted that 4 out of 10 homicides in the city are committed with baseball bats.
Well said GG.The exclusion zones were already deemed unconstitutional when Portland tried it on the prostitutes. Why would these meat heads waste taxpayers dollars defending a law that has already been ruled on?
The gang bangers don't care what laws are passed. They will do what they want anyway. These new laws are nothing more than a smoke screen to cover up the Mayor and City Council members failure to attack the root of the gun violence problem. No punishment for the kid starting out in crime. Shop lift, car theft, burglary. They just get a slap on the wrist. No deterrent to stop them from repeating their illegal actions. We are not doing them any favors, we are leading them down a road of criminal lifestyle.
And if there were no guns in Portland, this would've read:
And if there were no knives in Portland, this would've read:
Need I continue? Yes, there are bad people. No, legislating the murder weapon out of existence does not magically make them good people. Ugh.