The FBI sites a significant cross-section of seemingly mundane items that are used to commit a whole slew of murders other than the oft-demonized firearm, pointing out that baseball bats seem to be a weapon of choice in many such cases... yet, wondrously, nobody is talking about banning baseball or trying to legislate regulations requiring employees at sporting goods places to undergo background checks before being allowed to sell them.
Gun control fails to address the causes of the violence. Period.
According to the FBI annual crime statistics, the number of murders committed annually with hammers and clubs far outnumbers the number of murders committed with a rifle.
This is an interesting fact, particularly amid the Democrats’ feverish push to ban many different rifles, ostensibly to keep us safe of course...