Boston Considers Stricter Knife Regulations

By:  Raven Clabough
09/09/2011
       
Boston Considers Stricter Knife Regulations

With "gun control" a popular rallying cry for liberals across the country, it seemed only a matter of time before they turned their attention to other items that are potentially dangerous. Lawmakers in Boston are now looking to restrict the sale of pocketknives.

The city of Boston has witnessed over 1,300 knife attacks over the course of the last two years. Politicians in Boston now believe that by restricting the sale of pocketknives, these stabbings will decrease.

On Thursday, the Public Safety Committee of the Boston City Council began holding a hearing on whether they should license the sale of knives in the city of Boston. According to the Boston City Council, the purpose of the hearing is as follows:

With "gun control" a popular rallying cry for liberals across the country, it seemed only a matter of time before they turned their attention to other items that are potentially dangerous. Lawmakers in Boston are now looking to restrict the sale of pocketknives.

The city of Boston has witnessed over 1,300 knife attacks over the course of the last two years. Politicians in Boston now believe that by restricting the sale of pocketknives, these stabbings will decrease.

On Thursday, the Public Safety Committee of the Boston City Council began holding a hearing on whether they should license the sale of knives in the city of Boston. According to the Boston City Council, the purpose of the hearing is as follows:

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