"This will save lives"? Whose lives, the thugs'? What are these people smoking? Do they really think that making it harder for the law abiding citizens to obtain a gun is really going to make a difference to the parasites that obtain them illegally?"Sen. Brian Frosh, the Montgomery County Democrat who led the floor debate, called licensing “the most important part” of the bill. “This will save lives,” he said. Experts have told lawmakers that states with strict licensing laws have lower rates of gun deaths, in part because requiring a license makes it less likely someone will buy a firearm on behalf of a criminal."