Bloomberg, when not trying to save the world from the threat of table salt and 16-ounce soft drinks, is a co-founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns — a coalition of more than 600 mayors fighting illegal gun trafficking and gun violence.
Their method is to push for disarming potential victims, while predators roam the streets assured that their victims can’t shoot back.
Their results have been less than spectacular.
From July 2 to July 8, there were 21 murders in New York. There were 77 total shootings, compared with 60 for the same week last year — a 28.3% increase, according to the Police Department.