More on the NY Slimes op-ed…

Apr 17, 2016 | 0 comments

The battle to end gun violence in America has been erroneously focused on banning assault weapons — though more citizens are killed with handguns — and should be on eliminating the conditions that lead to such activity, according to an op-ed piece in The New York Times.

“We spent a whole bunch of time and a whole bunch of political capital yelling and screaming about assault weapons,” New Orleans Mayor Mitchell Landrieu told Lois Beckett, a ProPublica reporter who writes about gun violence, for the piece.