In response to:

Put Prospective Gun Owners Under The Microscope

Scott4616 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 7:56 PM
Rachel Marsden, This should be your last opinion column on Townhall. A complete, unprofessional disgrace. Do you suppose your emotional knee-jerk reaction is superior to the United States Constitution? Are you wiser than our Founding Fathers? Or did you simply choose the most unprofessional public means possible to vent your spleen? Please do stay in Paris. Your comments bring this quote from Samuel Adams to mind: "If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of Servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen."
Huguenot Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 10:36 AM
Rachel Marsden probably thinks the Second Amendment only applies to muskets, just as I think the First Amendment only applies to ponytailed dudes in tricorn hats working ye olde printing press and not the ding-a-lings who occasionally slip through Townhall's editorial screening process.

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...