The bad guys already have guns

April 25, 2013 

So I opened the April 19 BND and on the front page was an article about the Illinois legislature voting down a concealed carry law. The same day the editorial was about easing laws on 17- year-old criminals.

So on the same day, our legislators made crime easier on criminals and defending yourself from these criminals more difficult.

They say a concealed carry law will make it the wild West in the streets. Bad news for these idiots: It's already the wild West but Billy the Kid and the Dalton gang are all on the street and they are the only ones armed.

Mark Kern


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