Rockford Gun Shop Owner Says Weapons Ban Won’t Solve Problem


Once again, a mass shooting has brought the issue of gun control in America to the forefront of a national debate.

Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has called for renewal of the assault weapons ban.

At Forest City Firearms, owner Eric Sonnenburg says the shooting in Orlando shows the AR-15 Assault Rifle can be a very deadly weapon in the wrong hands.  But, he warns that banning the weapon won’t curb future shootings in the country.

“The answer isn’t to make it harder for law-abiding citizens people to get the gun, only the people who really shouldn’t have one,” said Sonnenburg.  “I haven’t seen any gun control law proposed that’s going to do that. “

Police say the Orlando shooter had no criminal record and bought the gun legally, one week before the shooting.

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