These laws would punish criminals, not gun owners

2013-02-11T00:00:00Z These laws would punish criminals, not gun owners nwitimes.com
February 11, 2013 12:00 am

I have come up with a list of laws we should pass against the people who use guns. Then maybe we can punish criminals instead of law-abiding gun owners. These will be called the see-ya laws.

If you kill a cop in the line of duty and there is electronic surveillance or three or more reliable witnesses to the crime, you earn a trip to the execution chamber. No appeals. See ya.

If you spray a vehicle or a crowd of people with gunfire, life in prison without possibility of parole. No appeals. See ya.

If a member of street gang commits a murder with a gun, the whole gang will automatically be indicted under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. All those convicted will receive a 25-year sentence. No time off for good behavior. See ya.

If a person lawfully allowed to purchase a gun does so for an individual who is not, the buyer will receive twice as many years in prison as the person who committed the crime with the gun. See ya.

- Scott Harrington, Valparaiso

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