Unexpected consequences of a gun law

Daniel Fisher explains how new restrictions by Connecticut lawmakers on ammunition sales are having the presumably unintended effect of incentivizing hunting and sporting users of guns to seek concealed-carry permits. [Forbes]


  • Does anyone here know of ONE feel good law that didn’t have undesirable unintended results?

  • I think the same thing is happening in Michigan.

  • Another big reason is that having a CCW license can immunize you against some technical violations, like tiny details of how your shotgun is carried in the back of your SUV. Harmless and accidental technical violations of gun laws can often have serious criminal consequences.