Anti-gun voices often decry things like preemption because they say it’s wrong for an overall authority to prevent localities from finding their own solutions to violence in their communities. They take this position because traditionally, Republicans favor local control over federal or state control in most things. They hope this will be a wedge they can use to drive a split in between most in the GOP and the die-hard gun rights advocates.
It hasn’t worked, thankfully. At least not in this country.
However, gun-grabber and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently made some comments that illustrate just how bogus their arguments actually are. Trudeau’s comments framed by Cam’s: