A Real Solution

Following the tragic shooting at the Sandy Hook elementary school by a mentally disturbed individual, the political left has pursued gun control with renewed vigor. In addition to an 'assault weapons ban' the left has called for universal background checks. Unfortunately the proposed programs are a canard and amount to little more than a national gun registration program. Gun rights advocates know from history (and experience) that registration is the first step in any gun confiscation program and have vigorously opposed such suggestions.  A better course of action for gun rights groups is to propose a better system, one that protects individual liberties and can't be used as a back door registration program. In recent polls there has been strong support for a "universal background check" so it's important to put these suggestions on the table before the anti-gunners put their programs in place (too late for New Yorkers). Here is one such...(Read Full Post)