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Is the NRA the Best Advocate for Black Family Safety?

hboring Wrote: Mar 27, 2013 12:44 AM
Right on! Hammers have killed more people than rifles, according to FBI reports. Handguns are far more often used than rifles. The AR15 is NOT an "assault rifle"; the definition of which is capability for automatic fire. The Sandy Hook shooter left the Bushmaster in his car, and used pistols in commiting his evil acts.These mass shooting have by far been commited in "gun free zones", including Aurora. Enforce existing laws. Only the law abiding will obey them; criminals will not.

Last year, the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut put the issue of gun control back at the forefront of public debate in America. Predictably, most celebrities voiced their support of stricter gun control laws as a response to the tragedy. Samuel L. Jackson surprised many when he articulated a different opinion:

“I don't think it's about more gun control. I grew up in the South with guns everywhere and we never shot anyone. This [shooting] is about people who aren't taught the value of life,” the actor told the Los Angeles Times. Jackson’s comments recall a...