It's easier controlling you than controlling those who would do you bodily harm:
There have been 672 shootings in New York City this year as of July 1, compared with 606 at the same day last year — a 10.9 percent spike.
That in the most gun-controlled city this side of Pyongyang.
Expect Mayor Bloomberg to blame Virginia again. And, for all we know, those evil Slurpees.
It's easier than actually doing something to make his lawless city a safe place to live.