During an interview with , a New York lawyer I was able to pose some answers to interesting questions. First off, New York has much stricter laws pertaining to gun control than that of Michigan. David’s stance on gun control was that, “Gun controls laws are in place for a certain reason, the reason is to protect society from violent crime, thus by keep firearms out of the hands of criminals.” He agreed with me that using a handgun is a worthy way to protect yourself and/or your family’s life, but there are other means available today that do not cause permanent injury. He recalled New York’s legalization of self defense sprays, that they are much safer means of self protection. I also asked him how he felt about the strict licensing laws of his state and the banning of classes of guns. David stated, “That strict licensing laws help keep firearms from getting into the wrong hands.” As for banning of classes of guns, he used the AR, or assault rifle, as an example, “No needs a fully automatic high capacity rifle to defend them from a common thug.” He added, “These weapons seem to only add to the problem of violent crime.” In closing, David believed that handgun laws should be stricter, because he believes that they statically help reduce violent crime. Mr. Morabito obviously not a huge gun advocate, could be right, statistics do support him.