In response to:

A Nation Arms Itself -- For What?

Pat299 Wrote: Apr 03, 2012 4:50 PM
A salesperson at a large gun store told me that last December was the busiest month they had ever had, and most of the people buying were purchasing their first gun, hoping that they would never have to use it, but afraid to not have one. Most were middle aged, many women, who were really concerned about their safety and the safety of their families. It's sad, but just another sign of the times we are going through...

With the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer who was legally carrying a 9-millimeter handgun, the familiar wail has arisen from our cultural and media elite:

America has too many guns!

“Open carry” and “concealed carry” laws should be repealed.

Florida’s “Stand-your-ground” law, replicated in two dozen states, threatens to turn America into the Tombstone of Doc Holiday and Wyatt Earp. This is insane!

The United Nations agrees. This year, the world body takes up the global control of firearms, including small arms in the hands of citizens.

According to Sen. Rand Paul, the U.N. “Small Arms...