Why? You know, to keep guns away from criminals, natch:
A New Jersey woman was viciously attacked by a man while her 3-year-old daughter watched — and the girl’s baby monitor captured the brutal assault….
…”They need to help us get him off the street. He’s not just a burglar, he’s violent.”
Yes, ma’am, yes he is. And your legislators don’t care. Sure, if he’s caught, he’ll do time. But they’ll let him out, as they so often let his kind out even though the only way people like that need to leave prison is in a box. And he’ll go on to bigger and better things, sure as God made little green apples.