British Politicians Declare War On Knives

Zero Hedge | 4/24/2018 | Staff
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For proof of the expression that "guns don’t kill people, people kill people" look no further than Britain, where families may have to start practicing cutting their dinner with a spoon. This is because Britain's politicians have now made the absurdly ridiculous move to call for the banning of what Reason magazine called "the most useful tool ever invented" - the knife.

Julia Child: preparing beef stew or about to kill someone?

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According to Reason, British politicians have "declared war on knives" and are swiftly moving with an attempt to ban them, as gun bans have amazingly failed to stop crime altogether:

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Having failed to disarm criminals with gun controls that they defy, British politicians are now turning their attention to implementing something new and different: knife control. Because criminals will be much more respectful of knife laws than of those targeted at firearms, I guess.

"No excuses: there is never a reason to carry a knife. Anyone who does will be caught, and they will feel the full force of the law," London's Mayor Sadiq Khan tweeted on April 8.

Predecessor - Boris - Johnson - Foreign - Secretary

Not to be outdone, his predecessor, Boris Johnson, currently Foreign Secretary, called for increased use of stop-and-search powers by police. "You have got to stop them, you have got to search them and you have got to take the knives out of their possession."

Poundland (the British equivalent of a dollar store) announced last week that it will no longer sell kitchen knives in any of its 850 stores. Similar stores are being slapped with fines for selling knives to minors.

Insanity

This latest regulatory insanity get worse:

British politicians propose banning home delivery of knives and...
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