Another week, another mass shooting. I guess this is the way we live today. Any mall, train, or music event can instantly become a shooting gallery, and we're all supposed to be okay with that?
Most Americans are in favor of so-called, common-sense gun laws. Background checks, waiting periods, and restrictions on high-cap magazines, among other things, are important. However, as you know, there is a very vocal group who believes the 2nd Amendment allows the absolute right to own any and every firearm conceivable, and any attempt to regulate ownership of those firearms is an assault on their constitutional rights. This group has erroneously managed to sabotage enough of the Republican Party to make any effort to
The gun lobby, a term I'm using to group gun manufacturers, lobbyists, and others, has a grip so tight on members of the GOP that even after the Sandy Hook massacre, they managed to repeal even more dramatic measures. Obviously, states are not permitted to regulate firearms as theydeem necessary, but guns travel. This is how we live today, and you know who is responsible.
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