21 Jan , 2019

Attorney General nominee William P. Barr’s statements on gun control: His testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee from this week and 1991

William Barr comes across as being somewhat receptive to gun control regarding mental health issues. During his confirmation hearing this past week before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he had this exchange with Senator Diane Feinstein:

Senator Feinstein: “In 1994, you said that gun control is a dead end. It won’t reduce the level of violent crime in our society.