A very serious proposal by a serious author to ban all guns...seriously

The left-wing magazine The New Republic has jumped into the gun control debate with both feet – or, more accurately, arse first.  The very serious magazine published an article by a very serious author, who makes the very serious proposal to ban guns – "All of them," as Phoebe Maltz-Bovy writes, stamping her foot for emphasis. She honestly claims she has no idea how to do it.  All she knows is that all Americans have to speak up and be heard so that the idea of banning all guns is taken seriously. Yes, seriously. It's too bad her article is more akin to a Marx Brothers routine than serious analysis. Ban guns. All guns. Get rid of guns in homes, and on the streets, and, as much as possible, on police. Not just because of San Bernardino, or whichever mass shooting may pop up next, but also not not because of those. Don’t sort the population into those who might do something evil or foolish or self-destructive with a...(Read Full Post)