Register Guns, not Immigrants

The recent bombings at the Boston marathon finishing line once again reminded Americans of their vulnerability to terrorist acts. Fresh in the collective public awareness is also the issue of gun violence. Congress is at the same time wrestling with immigration reform. It is very interesting to note that while background checks are considered the major method to control gun violence, with regard to immigration Democrats have very aggressively fought the existing Federal background checks required for persons entering the U.S. How they handle immigrants on the one hand, and gun owners on the other, reveals some interesting contrasts in their approaches. As I have noted here before, Democrats are the major sponsors of illegal immigration. Those who wish to downplay the fact that illegal immigration is a violation of the 1996 Immigration Act prefer to call the immigrants "undocumented." Democrats in states such as California, Illinois, and New York have gone a further step and worked...(Read Full Article)