Is the gun issue both an untenable issue for the police and citizens which is resulting in the present snake pit folly of crime in the USA?

The Chicago Tribune articles today titled: Chicago’s racist pattern of gun arrests creates fresh harm, and, No other country experience this, reports the untenable circumstances of gun violence in the USA by both police and citizens.

The Purpose of This Post

Is to relate an ancient wisdom verse, word definitions for untenable to this conundrum to question the wisdom or lack of wisdom on this issue. An issue  which is presently best described in my opinion as a snake pit of folly created by politicians and voters to allow the present poisonous combination of guns and recreational use of drugs to create a larger wall of snakes pit folly to exist as an untenable issue in the USA,

King Solomon

 Whoever digs a pit may fall into it; whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake. (Ecclesiastes 10:8)

Definition of untenable – Merriam Webster

1: not able to be defended an untenable position

2: not able to be occupied untenable apartments

What’s My Point?

When laws are passed and not enforced because the task of enforcement by police becomes untenable wall of obstacles which if enforced unleashes snakes to bite both the police and/or victims of criminals.

For example, there are estimated to be 400 million guns now in the possession of citizens that are not being used by criminals.

Yet the majority of guns used in crime are related to the combination of guns and drugs.

Yet the focus of attention by righteous citizens is to focus on gun laws but not the use of recreational drugs which when combination of guns and drugs is fueling the shooters drug altered minds and the drug profits of illegal drug sellers.

In My Opinion

The article complaining about police stopping vehicles mainly in high crime areas which are for the most part occupied by racial minorities in fear of criminals driving around with guns without FOID or CCL  licenses because they are in an untenable situation of having to live in high crime areas where police cannot protect them.

Add that the police have never been effective to win the fifty-year-old war on drugs which is a lethal combination of guns and drugs fueling the majority of crime in the USA.

In other words, politicians have added fuel to the fire of the lethal combination of guns and drugs when the approved recreational marijuana which has failed to end illegal sales and profits by criminals.

We voters need to elect legislators  to change from the untenable positions on military weapons and handguns that only focusing on elimination of guns to reduce shootings in the USA.

And to recognize that eliminating guns only and not drugs is an untenable solution to reduce senseless shootings such as the Highland Park mass shooter who admitted to being high on drugs when he carnage innocent victims.

In my opinion, for some unexplainable or conspiracy reason, the news media never seems to report the motives of shooters or if they were on drugs, or involved in the sale of drugs when they engage in crime.

If Interested

Read the Source Links below

You Decide

Who is responsible for the wall of snakes that both the police and victims fears and untenable positions to defend themselves from criminals or mass shooters high on drugs when they prey on innocent victims who know the police cannot defend them from criminals?

Regards and goodwill blogging.

Source Links

Chicago Tribune July 14, 2022

Chicago Tribune – Pioneer Press – Yahoo

What is the Difference Between a FOID and CCL card?

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