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Put Prospective Gun Owners Under The Microscope

lkemp Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 9:29 PM
no idiot is going to take psycho. test, if they want to get a gun to kill people then they will steal a gun. the only ones who will take the test is law abiding people. this goes for stricter gun laws only the law abiding will abide by them the bad ones will not.

PARIS -- Anyone who can't withstand a rational debate on the subject of gun control -- particularly in light of last week's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut -- should be automatically prohibited from ever owning a firearm. In fact, this should be the number-one requirement of gun ownership: Can someone applying for ownership of a deadly weapon withstand an hour-long debate against someone in favor of gun control without resorting to physical or verbal assault?

Is it too much to ask that every person wanting to possess a firearm be subject to a battery of tests -- everything from...