Gun laws have little effect

Defenders of the second amendment have legitimate concerns. According to NYT, Chicago, a city with no civilian gun ranges and bans on both assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, finds itself laboring to stem a flood of gun violence that contributed to more than 500 homicides last year. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/30/us/strict-chicago-gun-laws-cant-stem-fatal-shots.html?hpw Illinois remains the only state in the nation with no provision to let private citizens carry guns in public.

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