San Jose gun control proposals from Mayor Sam Liccardo may require all gun owners to obtain liability insurance to own a firearm. He also proposes a ballot measure to place more tax on ammunition and firearms purchases.
Mayor Sam Liccardo via Wikimedia Commons photo by Anthony Quintano
“A mayor doesn’t have the luxury of just offering ‘thoughts and prayers.’ We have to solve problems. While this is far from a complete solution, it is something we can do to reduce the harms of firearms, without waiting for Congress to take action…
…We require motorists to carry automobile insurance, and the insurance industry appropriately encourages and rewards safe driver behavior. We tax tobacco consumption both to discourage risky behavior and to make sure non-smokers are not forced to subsidize the substantial public health costs generated by smoking-related illnesses and deaths. These successful public health models inspire a similar ‘harm reduction’ approach for firearms.” Mayor Liccardo
San Jose gun control proposal
Fox wrote: “Under the proposal by Mayor Sam Liccardo, the insurance would cover any accidental discharge of a firearm and any intentional acts carried
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