At least they cover the stuff the Post won’t touch!
Law on liability insurance eyed for gun owners
Hoping to get beyond the debate over new gun-control laws, a group of economists and legal scholars is floating another plan they say could cut down on spree shootings: require all gun owners to carry liability insurance, similar to what automobile owners must have.
But Stephen Halbrook, a research fellow at the free-market Independent Institute who has authored many books on the Second Amendment, called the gun-insurance idea “quacky” and likened it to individual journalists, in order to exercise the First Amendment’s free-press guarantees, being required to purchase insurance for potential libel or defamation lawsuits.
“It’s not feasible,” he said. “Talk about third-party criminal acts — no insurance company is going to insure that the so-called assault-weapons ban has a better chance of passing, but it’s obviously not inevitable.”
Full article HERE.
Yeah, I can just see criminals going for this one… And what about LEOs??? Or departments???
I can just see some insurance agent going you want to insure HOW MANY people that carry guns every day??? And how many have had psych profiles???