MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Willie Geist argued that “a criminal with a bad idea is going to get his hands on guns” “you can make more laws and still wouldn’t capture the people, the criminal element” who want firearms on Tuesday.
Geist stated, “Australia, to be clear, confiscated guns. They went out and said you can’t have guns. That’s not going to happen in the United States, even if a lot of people would like to it happen. And it’s worth pointing out, that if you confiscated all the guns, if you banned guns right now, there’s still 300, 350 million guns floating around. So, a criminal with a bad idea is going to get his hands on guns, the way that a person who wants to do drugs, although they’re illegal, can get drugs whenever they want them. I’m not being defeatist about this, I’m just trying to be realistic, to say, that there are so many laws out there, and you can make more laws and still wouldn’t capture the people, the criminal element that wants to get his hands on a gun.”
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