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Gun Violence -- Let's Shift the Odds in Favor of the Good Guys!

ghackney Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 2:46 PM
Again with my tongue foimly embedded in my cheek You better watch out for the following "cosmetic" ban. People that are bald-headed wearing hats so the sun won't burn that beautiful pate. Regulations begin small and I'm keeping my caps!

The unimaginable horror of Sandy Hook jumpstarts another "national conversation" about firearm violence. President Barack Obama, promising "meaningful action," said: "We will have to change. ... We can't tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end."

Let's examine four of the "commonsense" measures frequently proposed by "gun control advocates":

One, closing the "gun show loophole." What gun show loophole? Restricted from selling at guns shows prior to 1986, a licensed dealer today requires a background check whether he sells guns at a store, a gun show or the back of his SUV.

Two, banning "high-capacity" magazines. One of...