Bad things happen. Progressives think they can stop bad things from happening. Examples: 1) people shoot people - take away guns, 2) children fall off bikes and hit their heads - mandate bicycle helmets, 3) women get pregnant out of wedlock - condoms, morning after pill, abortions and on and on and on. No one can stop bad things from happening because they are caused by accidents or bad behavior. Here's an idea why don't we try education and religion; it used to work or has that become too passe.
Here is one for you usmcpgw: there is a guy with a revolver pointed at you; the gun is cocked; you can see the bullets in the chambers. You are scared for your life. Same guy gun up his rear; who cares.