The following is an excerpt from Forbes.com and their response to the Zimmerman verdict and POTUS interference. Basically no need for more laws that will only restrict lawful American's rights, but enforce some laws already in place to address gun violence.
What No One Will Tell You About The George Zimmerman Case - ForbesMaybe it’s time the president notices that inner-city gun laws aren’t being adequately enforced. For example, in 2012 Chicago was the murder capital of the U.S. Incredibly, also in 2012, Chicago ranked dead last when it came to enforcement of federal gun laws. Out of 90 federal jurisdictions in the country, Chicago ranked 90th. David Burnham, co-director of Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University, determined that according to case-by-case U.S. Justice Department information obtained under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by TRAC, there were 52 prosecutions in Illinois North (Chicago) in 2012, or 5.52 per million in population. By this measure, compared with the 90 federal judicial districts in the U.S., the prosecution rate in Chicago was the lowest in the entire nation even as the city’s murder rate was the highest.Meanwhile, criminals who try to buy guns aren’t being prosecuted. According to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), in 2010 of the 6 million Americans who attempted to buy a gun about 76,000 were denied. Of those, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) referred 4,732 cases for prosecution. Of these, just 44 people were prosecuted and 13 punished.