“It is time to end this experiment with transmogrifying the entire US into Tombstone Territory with everyone armed to the teeth prepared to either be a bad guy or take out a bad guy. It is not working.”
"The only thing that can stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun," the expression goes.
A bevy of new gun laws kicked in January 1. Later this year another law kicks in to force public universities to allow licensed gun owners to carry their guns on campus.
Although the details of the plan have not yet been released, several outlets are reporting that the Obama administration will address what is known as the “gun show loophole” or “private sales loophole.”
While the U.S. has the "highest gun ownership in the world and the highest murder rate in the developed world," we have yet to do anything about this ongoing problem. It's time to legislate rationally.
Now that four Marines have died at the hands of a civilian who was armed with a semi-automatic weapon, is it time we discuss a ban on such weapons? Assault weapons are a significant source of mayhem and security problems in the U.S.