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The idea of Knife
control was, up until recently, pretty much a quip used by Second Amendment supporters to point out that it’s not the weapon that’s responsible for the crime but rather the criminal. And then, London’s Sadiq Khan stepped in.
“No excuses: there is never a reason to carry a knife. Anyone who does will be caught, and they will feel the full force of the law,” Khan wrote on Twitter earlier this month.
Alas, however, the knife contagion has come to the United States, and in a most surprising place — Texas.
According to KXAN, Lori Brown — who lost her son in a knife attack — has met with “policy advisers in Gov. Greg Abbott’s office about her concerns over Texas knife laws and security on college campuses.”