Re: “Gun crime drops in Va. as gun sales rise,” Aug. 4 news story.
Improvements to gun safety laws were proposed to stop criminals from being able to obtain guns. If we have speed limits, but enforce them only Monday through Thursday, speeders know exactly when to do their speeding — and that is during the 40 percent of time the law is not enforced.
Filkins is a stay-at-home mother of two and community volunteer. She lives in Alexandria.