Guns are tightly restricted in Britain, but that hasn't stopped knife-wielding loonies from catapulting London into a more dangerous city than New York City for the first time in years. London Mayor Sadiq Khan has now stepped up measures to prevent the uptick in knife attacks throughout the city.
According to Fox News, London has experienced 50 homicides in 2018 alone. And knives are to blame. Khan sent out a tweet yesterday morning vowing to implement more policies to end the violence. Many are scoffing at the mayor's new policies and parallelling that with gun control.
Here's what Twitter had to say about the mayor's crackdown:
No excuses: there is never a reason to carry a knife. Anyone who does will be caught, and they will feel the full f… https://t.co/D9HfYJ2iVr— Mayor of London (gov.uk/coronavirus) (@Mayor of London (gov.uk/coronavirus))1523178152.0
Yes why would anyone want to carry a knife or gun for self-defense https://t.co/qDhU3WtBwq— Ben Shapiro (@Ben Shapiro)1523238814.0
NEXT SPOONS AND FORKS? London's Mayor Declares Intense New 'Knife Control' Policies To Stop Epidemic Of Stabbings https://t.co/66JTkV7qvT— Chuck Woolery (@Chuck Woolery)1523239279.0
With all of the talk of further restrictions, harsher enforcement strategies, and additional funding to combat crim… https://t.co/qyYpe3aWdH— NRA (@NRA)1523287680.0
You have to go after the maniacs, not the weapons - London Banned Guns, So the Maniacs Switched To Knives - London… https://t.co/IJKZiaeuP8— MARK SIMONE (@MARK SIMONE)1523232749.0
Your London timeline. Previously: Gun control. Now Playing: Acid & knife control. Next Up: Blunt object control. https://t.co/miHYBa493X— Soquel by the Creek (@Soquel by the Creek)1523287647.0
@DRUDGE_REPORT I love how UK progressives are so much further along than US progressives that they demonstrate wher… https://t.co/bbSWEnmPG2— Tom Ryan (@Tom Ryan)1523221641.0
Read the full story on London's decision to crackdown on knives here.