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Put Prospective Gun Owners Under The Microscope

Ms Kelly Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 2:08 PM
"What if a criminal did happen to be packing heat? Would you wish that you had a weapon so you could have a movie-style shootout? No, you would swallow your pride and let him take what he wanted, then call the insurance company." What if what he wanted to take was one of your kids? Or maybe your body, as in rape? People who say this always assume all an assailant wants is material goods. What about home invaders who just enjoy killing? If someone breaks into my home, I am not going to stop and ask, “Excuse me sir, are you here to just rob me, or do you intend to rape and kill me too?” No, Rachel. If someone invades the sanctity of my home, I assume the worst.

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...