The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Truth About Guns
Chicago-style wisdom . . . When kids have guns, parents aren’t doing their job
When a 12-year-old kid is arrested with a gun, you can’t blame the child. It’s the parents’ fault.
The child police took into custody Tuesday night after finding him in a West Side alley with a handgun in his possession deserves our compassion. But more than that, he needs help — because his parents aren’t doing their job. …
When parents don’t do their job, gangbangers step in to take their place. And kids tend to do what they’re told, regardless of who is giving the orders.
Maybe not a lost cause, but it’s close . . . Since passage of Prop. 63 the process seems irreversible.
Gun-rights activists often express the view that Americans will not easily give up their rights to gun ownership even if the laws eventually…post was originally published on this site