The root problem with gun control laws is that they veiw the problem from a fundamentally flawed perspective. They assume that restricting access to guns is a) feasible, and b) the best/only way to prevent events like Aurora. In fact, it simply is NOT feasible to remove guns from the country (or the rest of the world for that matter), there are simply too many already out there. The earlier poster who predicted a black market in guns if they are highly regulated is correct and this is already seen in many places. A more feasible POV is to prevent mass shootings by inclreasing the chances that armed citizens will be present among the intended victims (who are the only people guaranteed to be present at the outset of the event.