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Rumble on the Hill: Groups Square Off About How to End Gun Violence

Michael3116 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 9:50 AM
What happens when the government decides you are the problem...do they then become the terrorists? You're using the logic used by the citizens of every dictatorial government in the history of mankind. Your ilk in the past claimed they were only following orders, or were too afraid to speak out or just agreed with the murder of large portions of a population. An armed populace prevents those governmental oversteps if you can't see that then, well you are both ignorant of history and unfortunate.

Wednesday on Capitol Hill the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing about what America "should do to end gun violence." Pro-gun and and anti-gun advocates will testify before the committee. Witnesses include National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, Independent Women's Forum Senior Fellow and Attorney Gayle Trotter, Baltimore Police Chief James Johnson, the husband of Gabrielle Giffords Captain Mark Kelly and Denver University Professor David Kopel.

LaPierre released his opening statement to the committee Tuesday afternoon, calling on Congress to stop blaming gun owners for violence, will focus on promoting gun safety programs the...