In an all too common political reaction, the EU moves to strip innocent citizens of the one thing that can save lives during a decentralized attack: More good people with guns on the scene.
The EU’s move to further centralize centralize firearms ownership guarantees more events like Paris, San Barnardino, Orlando, etc.
In the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the EU’s quasi-legislative (and simultaneously executive) branch, the European Commission, expedited plans to set new minimum gun control thresholds for its member states. The centerpiece of the new restrictions is a provision that severely restricts civilian ownership and use of semi-automatic firearms, by placing many of these types of guns in the same category as fully-automatic firearms. Other proposed changes include a new rule placing a fi